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Prof Peter White discusses leading a project which successfully cracked the genome of the cane toad - an advance he hopes will reveal the cane toad's ability to rapidly evolve, as well as help scientists hunt for viruses that attack only toads.

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A group led by UNSW BABS' Peter White has unlocked the DNA of the cane toad. The world-first genome will help scientists understand how the toad spreads, how its toxin works, and provide new avenues to try to control its population. 

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UNSW BABS Professor Marc Wilkins is among a team whose unprecedented achievement provides new insights into koalas and their long-time survival.

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Welcome to our new students for 2018. Visit the UNSW O-Week website for all the information about events and activities to enjoy during this special week.

  • campus tours
  • timetable tours
  • undergraduate tour
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Following her win at the Science Faculty 3-Minute Thesis Competion in August, we are very proud to share the news that PhD student Alice Russo (supervisor Professor Peter White) took out first place in the overall UNSW competition on 13 September.

Only allowed to use one slide, with just three minutes to present her thesis and up against 21 other finalists, Alice did a fantastic...