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Professor Arthur Georges is an ecologist and herpetologist whose research interests lie in the evolution, ecology and systematics of Australian reptiles. A fundamental interest in these fascinating animals takes him into the field and the laboratory to learn more of their biology and to apply what he has learned in solving contemporary challenges for their conservation.

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Projects 1999 2019

Research Output 1979 2018

7 Citations

Adaptation and conservation insights from the koala genome

Johnson, R. N. , O’Meally, D. , Chen, Z. , Etherington, G. J. , Ho, S. Y. W. , Nash, W. J. , Grueber, C. E. , Cheng, Y. , Whittington, C. M. , Dennison, S. , Peel, E. , Haerty, W. , O’Neill, R. J. , Colgan, D. , Russell, T. L. , Alquezar-Planas, D. E. , Attenbrow, V. , Bragg, J. G. , Brandies, P. A. , Chong, A. Y. Y. & 34 others Deakin, J. E., Di Palma, F., Duda, Z., Eldridge, M. D. B., Ewart, K. M., Hogg, C. J., Frankham, G. J., Georges, A., Gillett, A. K., Govendir, M., Greenwood, A. D., Hayakawa, T., Helgen, K. M., Hobbs, M., Holleley, C. E., Heider, T. N., Jones, E. A., King, A., Madden, D., Graves, J. A. M., Morris, K. M., Neaves, L. E., Patel, H. R., Polkinghorne, A., Renfree, M. B., Robin, C., Salinas, R., Tsangaras, K., Waters, P. D., Waters, S. A., Wright, B., Wilkins, M. R., Timms, P. & Belov, K. 2 Jul 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : Nature Genetics. p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
data analysis

Did Lizards Follow Unique Pathways in Sex Chromosome Evolution?

Alam, S. M. I., Sarre, S. D., Gleeson, D., Georges, A. & Ezaz, T. May 2018 In : Genes. 9, 5, 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
2 Citations

How does temperature determine sex?

Georges, A. & Holleley, C. E. 11 May 2018 In : Science. 360, 6389, p. 601-602 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

4 Citations

Profiling a possible rapid extinction event in a long-lived species

Spencer, R. J., Van Dyke, J., Petrov, K., DE OLIVEIRA FERRONATO, B., McDougall, F., Austin, M., Keitel, C. & Georges, A. 1 May 2018 In : Biological Conservation. 221, p. 190-197 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle