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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 2020

Research Output 1979 2019

4 Downloads (Pure)

Conservation implications of turtle declines in Australia's Murray River system

Van Dyke, J. U., Spencer, R. -J., Thompson, M. B., Chessman, B., Howard, K. & Georges, A., 1 Dec 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, p. 1-12 12 p., 1998.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)

Identification of bacterial isolates from a public hospital in Australia using complexity-reduced genotyping

Talamantes-Becerra, B., Carling, J., Kennedy, K., Gahan, M. E. & Georges, A., May 2019, In : Journal of Microbiological Methods. 160, p. 11-19 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bacterial Genomes
Public Hospitals
Bacterial Typing Techniques
Australian Capital Territory
1 Citation (Scopus)

Island of opportunity: can New Guinea protect amphibians from a globally emerging pathogen?

Bower, D. S., Lips, K. R., Amepou, Y., Richards, S., Dahl, C., Nagombi, E., Supuma, M., Dabek, L., Alford, R. A., Schwarzkopf, L., Ziembicki, M., Noro, J. N., Hamidy, A., Gillespie, G. R., Berger, L., Eisemberg, C., Li, Y., Liu, X., Jennings, C. K., Tjaturadi, B. & 10 others, Peters, A., Krockenberger, A. K., Nason, D., Kusrini, M. D., Webb, R. J., Skerratt, L. F., Banks, C., Mack, A. L., Georges, A. & Clulow, S., Jun 2019, In : Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 17, 6, p. 348-354 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

New Guinea
1 Citation (Scopus)
12 Downloads (Pure)

Mitogenomics of historical type specimens of Australasian turtles: clarification of taxonomic confusion and old mitochondrial introgression

Kehlmaier, C., Zhang, X., Georges, A., Campbell, P. D., Thomson, S. & Fritz, U., 9 Apr 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1, p. 1-12 12 p., 5841.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Perspectives on the clonal persistence of presumed ‘ghost’ genomes in unisexual or allopolyploid taxa arising via hybridization

Unmack, P. J., Adams, M., Bylemans, J., Hardy, C. M., Hammer, M. P. & Georges, A., 18 Mar 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1, p. 1-10 10 p., 4730.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Clone Cells
Mitochondrial DNA