VIIN Young Investigator Symposium 2017

Date 16 October 2017
Time 8:30am - 6:00pm
Venue Walter and Eliza Hall Institute
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A great opportunity to present your work to the VIIN!

The purpose of this symposium is to provide current postgrad students, RAs and postdocs a forum for career networking and scientific exchange.

 

Keynote Speakers:


Professor Kanta Subbarao

Director, WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza, The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity

Dr Maria Kaparakis-Liaskos
veski Inspiring Women Fellow and Head, Host-Pathogen Interactions Laboratory, La Trobe University

4 - VIIN Young Investigators Symposium  5 - Victorian Infection and Immunity Network Young Investigator Symp

 

Abstract submission:

Please submit abstracts for oral and poster presentations using this proforma to info@viin.org.au by Friday 25 August. Please submit a Word document and title your pro forma as follows: SURNAME_VIIN_YIS.doc.  If you have any trouble submitting your abstract or do not receive a confirmation email within 48 hours of submission please email: deborah.bianco@hudson.org.au.

 

Prizes:

Prizes will be awarded for best oral and poster presentations as well as best student questions. Two invitations to speak (one postdoc and one student) at the 2018 Lorne Infection and Immunity Conference will be awarded this year, plus cash prizes from our sponsors.

 

Registration:

Registration closes Friday 29 September. Lab heads and senior researchers - please attend and support your Young Investigators, even if you can only stay for a session or two!

Register now >

 

Sponsors:


   7 - Unnamed   1 - Unnamed

 

2 - Unnamed


Would you company like to sponsor a prize for a VIIN Young Investigator?  Please contact info@viin.org.au

 

After Party!

Come to the VIIN Young Investigator Symposium After-Party to relax, socialise and network with other VIIN Researchers - at Naughtons Hotel from 6pm onwards. Snacks provided and a great menu for dinner.

Download a flyer for the After Party >


2017 Organising Committee:

Rebecca Ambrose, CSIRO Australian Animal Health Laboratory

Deborah Bianco, Victorian Infection and Immunity Network

Michael Chopin, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research 

Daniel Dlugolenski, Deakin University

Cristina Gioigha, University of Melbourne, Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Begoña Heras, La Trobe Institute of Molecular Sciences

Melanie Hutton, Monash University, Department of Microbiology

Sam Manna, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute

Linda Reiling, Burnet Institute

Cyril Seillet, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

Rebecca Smith, Victorian Infection and Immunity Network

Anubhav Srivastava, Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Le Son Tran, Hudson Institute of Medical Research

 

How to get there >

Download a flyer >

 

 

 

Prof Kanta Subbarao 

Director, WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza

The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity

 

Dr Maria Kaparakis-Liaskos 

vesking Inspiring Women Fellow and Head, Host-Pathogen Interactions Laboratory

La Trobe University

Prof Kanta Subbarao

Director, WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza

The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity

 

Dr Maria Kaparakis-Liaskos

vesking Inspiring Women Fellow and Head, Host-Pathogen Interactions Laboratory

La Trobe University