Cell Press Webinars presents Human Neurons in vitro: Next-gen Models for Neurological Disease on December 4, 2018 at 12pm ET. You can register via Elsevier for a free webinar place and for on-demand access.


The Accelerating Australia National Conference is being held alongside the ASCEPT Scientific Meeting in Adelaide. Register for this one day Accelerating Australia event with keynote from Daria Mochly-Rosen, Founder and Co-director of Stanford SPARK.

Note: if you are going to ASCEPT you  can attend this one day event for free as part of your ASCEPT registration.


Breath Biopsy Conference 2018 This event aims to expose the untapped potential of breath analysis and bring together the brightest minds in the area of breath research. Presentations from the 2018 event are now available online


FT Global Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Conference 2018
Embracing Disruption for a New Era in Health. London.


AusBiotech 2018 – Australia’s Life Sciences Conference will be held in Brisbane.
The annual AusBiotech conference has brought together Australian and international biotech leaders and stakeholders for more than three decades, creating a forum to reflect on the sector’s achievements and exchange ideas to further advance the sector’s standing both nationally and globally.


The Rare Disease: Australian Functional Genomics Conference is to be held on September 14-15th, Parkville Melbourne.

This conference will highlight:
• The power of well-designed biological modelling for clinical gene variant interpretation
• Disease modelling for therapeutic design
• Need for high-throughput mutational screening
• The importance of the bi-directional exchange of ideas and information between clinical medicine and biomedical research.


The Graeme Clark Institute for Biomedical Engineering  2018 Health Tech Innovation Challenge Pitch Event will be held on Monday, 13 August 2018.  Eight finalists will be in the running for four $20,000 prizes to advance their innovation, judged by an expert panel including Dr Amanda Caples, the Victorian Government Lead Scientist.  The pitch event finalists and other details are available here. Interested members of the public are invited to attend this free event but you must register.

JULY 1-7 

The World Congress of basic and clinical Pharmacology (WCP2018) will be held in Kyoto, Japan. Centre Director, Professor Alastair Stewart, has been part of the organising committee.


Interconnected Inclusive Research: Breaking down barriers for interdisciplinary science. An event organised by some colleagues from the TTRI.

JUNE 25 

Organoids Are Us is a Wnt signalling symposium, featuring organoids, cancer research, infectious diseases and stem cells. This is a free event held at the University of Melbourne.

JUNE 17-18 

Stem Cells in Disease Modelling and Drug Discovery (SCDMDD) is a satellite meeting of the International Society for Stem Cell Research annual conference 2018 being held in Melbourne.