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what’s on

Life science conference season in Lorne Throughout February the beautiful Victorian coastal town of Lorne will host a series of conferences that will be of interest to all life scientists.

The 40th Lorne Conference on Protein Structure and Function: 8-12 Feb 2015

The 36th Annual Lorne Genome Conference: 15-18 Feb 2015

The 40th birthday of the Lorne Conference on

Lorne Genome is Australia’s foremost conference on

Protein Structure & Function promises to be a very

the organisation and expression of the genome. The

special meeting with many highlights in the making,

confirmed line-up of international invited speakers

including a presentation by Nobel Laureate Dr Venki

is exciting and will once again draw national and

Ramakrishnan. The program will feature premier

international delegates to this popular meeting.

Local, national and international speakers will appeal

sessions on imaging complex systems, protein

This meeting has continued to build over the years

to scientists attending the various conferences while

engineering, regulation and research highlights

and we anticipate attracting around 400 delegates in

the location with beaches, golf courses, tennis and

from around the country that will be of interest and


bushwalking will keep their whole families entertained.

relevance. Attendance is anticipated to be over 400 delegates.

5th Lorne Infection and Immunity Conference: 18-20 Feb 2015

The 27th Lorne Cancer Conference: 12-14 Feb 2015

Lorne I&I is convened jointly by the Victorian

The Lorne Cancer Conference has a long and successful

Australian Infectious Diseases Research Centre (AID).

The 20th Lorne Proteomics Symposium presents the

history of delivering a great ambience and vibrancy.

VIIN and AID are internationally recognised hubs of

latest developments in proteomics technologies at

With a strong international and national scientific

excellence in immunity and microbiology. Together,

Mantra Lorne in Lorne, Victoria, from 5-8 February.

content, it attracts a capacity audience of over 500

they represent a network of over 7000 researchers

Invited internationally recognised speakers

delegates. These delegates represent many of the

and clinicians at universities, research organisations

will focus on themes that span not only core

major hospitals, universities, research institutes and

and hospitals in Victoria and Queensland. In 2015,

technologies in proteomic chemistry, but also tools

biotechnology companies within Australia. Confirmed

confirmed international speakers include Eva

for the interpretation of proteomics output that

plenary speakers include Prof Mark Smyth, Prof

Harris from University of California amongst many

allow researchers to answer fundamental questions in

Ivan Oransky and Prof Yardena Samuels. www.

other internationally recognised experts. www.


Now your only decision is to choose which events you want to attend.

The 20th Annual Lorne Proteomics Symposium: 5-8 Feb 2015

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