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The 7th International EMT Meeting (Oct. 11-14, 2015; Melbourne, Australia)

Posted by on April 21st, 2015

The 7th International EMT Meeting will be held in Melbourne, Australia in October 2015. The meeting has been a key venue for bringing together developmental, cell and cancer biologists and has recently increased the presence of stem cell and modeling-related topics. Meeting name: TEMTIA-VII: The EMT (Epithelial Mesenchymal Transition) International Association Meeting VII Web Link:[…]

The NSW state meeting of the ANZSCDB, Sydney Australia

Posted by on April 8th, 2014

The Australia and New Zealand Society for cell and developmental biology (ANZSCDB) supports several local state meetings held each year for members of the society to come together to present their work.  The emphasis is on giving early career researchers a chance to present their research, to meet with group heads and for everyone to[…]

A fantastic trip in Sydney, supported by a Travelling Fellowship

Posted by on July 16th, 2013

With the support from The Company of Biologists, I was lucky to obtain the opportunity to visit Macquaire University in Australia for approximately two months. It was a fantastic trip, and I have made a lot of progress which I think will contribute enormously to my future research-career plans. I am a master degree student,[…]

Postdoctoral positions to study the Hippo pathway

Posted by on November 25th, 2011

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre is the largest cancer research group in Australia, uniquely integrating basic, translational and clinical research with patient care in the setting of a specialist cancer hospital. You will be part of the Cell Growth and Proliferation Laboratory, led by Dr Kieran Harvey, which is investigating organ size-control and tumorigenesis controlled by[…]

Australia Rallies Against Cutbacks To Medical Research Funding

Posted by on April 12th, 2011

Last week, news that the Australian government was planning to slash the budget for medical research by more than half over the next three years leaked out and rocked the scientific community. Only one out of seven grants submitted to the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), Australia’s major funding body for medical research,[…]