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Cheng-Yu Li
Travels with my grant - Cheng-Yu Li
Spring 2017
29 April 2017

n the poster session, I received a lot of valuable comments and suggestions on my current studies. I was lucky to get the opportunity to discuss my poster with the new president of SBN, Dr Rae Silver. Though her work mainly focuses on homeostasis and circadian rhythms in mammals, she gave me many valuable opinions on my research.

GOBLET Down Under
GOBLET down under
Spring 2017
29 April 2017

If the penguins in Cape Town last year were hard to beat, the megabats (flying foxes) in Brisbane were spectacularly ‘other worldly’! With its beautiful botanical gardens – once the domain of food crops, planted by convicts to feed the prison colony, now home to a breath-taking assortment of ancient trees, rare botanic species and exotic creatures – Brisbane provided a stunning backdrop for GOBLET’s 2016 AGM.

Caroline Lindholm
Travels with my grant - Caroline Lindholm
Spring 2017
29 April 2017

Apart from getting the chance to give my first ever conference talk, which was, of course, a learning experience in itself and an important goal in my journey towards a PhD, I learnt a lot about the avian brain and also quite a bit about avian genetics (and genomics). As someone who has only recently started looking a bit closer into gene expression in the brain of chickens in correlation with physiological changes in food-restricted conditions, this has given me a lot of new ideas about how I want to go about my research project, both in terms of some new measurements to include but perhaps mostly in terms of how to interpret and handle my results.

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A forward looking protocol
Spring 2017
29 April 2017

Rapid identification of lettuce seed germination mutants by bulked segregant analysis and whole genome sequencing.