EHS seminar series 


David Raftos will present ‘Defending the spineless... homeostasis in hostile environments’, on Tuesday 3 April from 12pm to 1pm.

In his seminar, David with talk about the growing realisation that marine invertebrates have complex molecular systems which help them maintain homeostasis in hostile environments with a particular focus on studies of oysters and sea urchins.

David Raftos is associate professor of marine biology at Macquarie University, a founding member of the Sydney Harbour Institute of Marine Science and visiting associate professor at the George Washington University, Washington DC.

He has previously worked as a Fulbright Postdoctoral Research Fellow at UCLA in Los Angeles and as an ARC Australian Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Technology, Sydney.

David’s visit is funded under the Charles Darwin University Visiting Scholar Scheme and is hosted by the School of Science and Primary Industries and Bioscience North Australia.

The seminar is a special seminar in the Faculty of Education, Health and Science seminar series and takes place in room 39, level 1, building 39 (39.1.39), Casuarina Campus, Charles Darwin University.