Applied Biology


Research Supervisors

Name Research Interests
Black, Thomas Andrew Biometeorology; Soil physics; Microclimate modification
Brar, Gurcharn Cereal pathology (wheat and barley in particular); Genetics of host-pathogen interactions - disease resistance in crop plants; Resistance breeding; Plant imaging; Fungal biology; Population genetics and genomics; Functional pathogenomics
Carrillo, Juli Plant-insect interactions; Agroecology; Invasive species; evolution; Ecology; community ecology; Environmental Change; Plant evolution; Population Ecology
Castellarin, Simone viticulture and grapevine physiology; physiological and molecular aspects that underlay fruit ripening and the biosynthesis of secondary metabolites, and how they are modulated by the environment and viticultural practices; molecular viticulture
Cerri, Ronaldo Animal Reproduction; Animal Production; Agricultural Machinery and Technology; Endocrine Regulation; Biotechnology and Activity monitors; Dairy cattle reproduction; Endometrium-conceptus cross communication; Production medicine in dairy cattle; Estrous cycle physiology in cattle; Inflammation and stress
Farrell, Anthony Angiogenesis
Fraser, David Welfare of animals on farms, animal ethics, animal behaviour, Animal welfare, innovations in animal housing and management, practical and cultural dimensions of applying ethics to animal issues
Grayston, Susan Climate change, microbiology, soil science
Jovel, Eduardo Ethnobotany, mycology, natural product chemistry and Aboriginal health
Knipfer, Thorsten
Krzic, Maja Agriculture; Soil science; Soil science education; Integration of multimedia and soil science
Protopopova, Alexandra Animal; Community Health / Public Health; rabbit; dog; cat; animal shelter; Animal behaviour; Animal welfare; community initiatives; climate change and pet ownership; cultural differences in human-companion animal relationships; free-ranging dogs; one health
Riseman, Andrew plant breeding; plant genetics; horticulture; roots; stress physiology, Plant breeding, intercrop interactions, nutrient use efficiency, root physiology, biotic/abtioic stressor
Sargent, Risa evolutionary ecology; community ecology; Flowering plants; Pollinator-mediated interactions; Floral trait evolution; Herbivory; Biological control
Smukler, Sean agriculture, environment, sustainable development, ecosystem services
Von Keyserlingk, Marina animal welfare,  ethics of animal use,  farm animals, dairy cattle welfare, Animal Welfare Behavior, housing and management and how these contribute to animal health and welfare of dairy cattle
Weary, Daniel Animal welfare, dairy cow, acoustic communication and vocal behavior in wild birds and mammals how vocal and other behaviors can provide us with information about an animal