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 9th Garvan Signalling Symposium

Event date: Nov 12-13, 2018
Venue: Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Sydney, Australia



Building on the success of previous years, we would like to welcome you to NSW’s premier two-day boutique symposium focused on highlighting the mechanisms of signal transduction in health and disease. We have 26 Australian scientists and 6 international scientists lined up to ensure the meeting is one of the highlights of the year. We welcome scientists at all levels, especially early career researchers. The intimate nature of the meeting and enjoyable social functions promotes a collegial atmosphere with excellent networking opportunities.

This years exciting program features state-of-the-art technologies to investigate a wide range of diseases including cancer, immunology, neuroscience and metabolic disorders. Special sessions focus on in vivo/intravital signalling, proteomics, control of gene regulation and the structural basis of signalling. Our international keynote speakers include Dr. Cyrus Ghajar (Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, USA). Professor Neta Erez (Sackler Faculty of Medicine,Tel Aviv University, Israel), Professor Owen Sansom (CRUK Beatson Institute, Glasgow, UK), Dr Tobias Zech (Institute of Translational Medicine, Liverpool, UK), Dr. Jacky Goetz (INSERM, France) and Dr. Jen Morton (CRUK Beatson Institute, Glasgow, UK). In addition we have a stellar lineup of national speakers from across Australia.

There will also be a series of selected talks from abstracts and a dedicated session for 3 minute flash talks from student abstracts prior to the poster session.

Abstract deadline is Friday 28th September 2018.

Further details and registration can be found here:


2018 MELBOURNE BIOMETALS SYMPOSIUM, “Forging a role for metals in biology and disease


Event date: Nov 16, 2018
Venue: The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Melbourne, Australia
















Come and join us for a half day of science at the cutting edge of chemistry and biology

Metals in biology, its complex…

Melbourne BioMetals Group brings together researchers dedicated to understanding the role of metals in biology.  Since 2013, the Melbourne BioMetals Group has hosted an annual symposium, which provides a forum for the BioMetals research community to share their latest and exciting research.  Past symposium themes included Biometal Detection Techniques and Metal-based Drug Discovery.

We look forward to your participation at 2018 Melbourne BioMetals Symposium

Abstract deadline is 31st August 2018 (Oral) and 2nd November 2018 (Poster).

Further details and registration can be found here:










Event date: September 14 – 17, 2018
Venue: Seattle, USA

The International Congress of the Growth Hormone Research & IGF Societies constitutes the most important scientific event in the area of Growth Hormone and IGF research. After the enormous success of the previous joint meetings of our societies, we trust that the Seattle Congress will continue our tradition of scientific excellence. The meeting will gather the most prestigious researchers and practitioners in the field and provide an excellent opportunity to learn from the experts and to share our most exciting data.


It would seem only fitting that a conference of this quality should also be held in a truly spectacular venue. Seattle is a beautiful modern city of museums, vibrant waterfront, restaurants and an active nightlife. The city is awake at all hours, with plenty to do and experience. Seattle is located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest region of the United States.

For more information please visit the conference website.