EMBL in Australia 2019: QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute

Monday 2 September 2019
QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute
Auditorium, Level 3, Central Building, 300 Herston Road, Herston, Brisbane

Registration (free and open to all)
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All EMBL staff, alumni, their colleagues and networks in Australia are invited to the EMBL in Australia event at the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute on Monday 2 September 2019.

The programme will feature an exciting day of science talks and discussions about resources and opportunities at EMBL and in Australia.  Connect with EMBL and EMBL Australia staff and alumni, and life science researchers from across Australia to grow your networks, strengthen ties and explore collaborations.

Registration is free and open to all.

Programme

Monday 2 September 2019

13:30-14:00      Arrival, registration and welcome coffee

14:00-15:10      Session 1

  • Frank Gannon, Director and CEO, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Brisbane

  • James Whisstock, Scientific Head, EMBL Australia and Director, ARC Centre of Excellence in Advanced
    Molecular Imaging, Monash University, Clayton, Melbourne

  • Anne Ephrussi, Director of EICAT, Head of Developmental Biology Unit and Senior Scientist, EMBL, Heidelberg

15:10-15:40      Coffee and networking

15:40-16:40      Session 2

  • Melissa Little, Theme Director, Cell Biology and Group Leader, Kidney Regeneration,
    Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Melbourne

  • David Lynn, Director, Computational & Systems Biology Programme, Precision Medicine Theme, South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute and Professor, Flinders University, Adelaide
  • Yann Gambin, EMBL Australia Group Leader, University of New South Wales, Sydney

  • Michelle Boyle, Team Head and EMBL Australia Group Leader, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute,
    Brisbane

16:40-17:00       Coffee and networking

17:00-18:00       Session 3

  • Rob Parton, Professor, NHMRC, Senior Principal Research Fellow, FAA, Institute for Molecular Bioscience
    and Centre for Microscopy and Microanalysis, The University of Queensland, Brisbane

  • Edwina McGlinn, Associate Professor and EMBL Australia Group Leader, Australian Regenerative Medicine
    Institute, Monash University, Melbourne

  • Maté Biro, Group Leader, EMBL Australia and University of New South Wales, Sydney

  • Andrew Lonie, EMBL Australia Bioinformatics Resources and Australian Bioinformatics Commons,
    University of Melbourne

18:00-18:20        Lightning talks

18:20-18:30        Summary and next steps

  • Frank Gannon, Director and CEO, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Brisbane

18:30-19:30        Drinks reception and networking

20:00 onwards    Dinner (at own cost)