2023 EMBL Australia PhD Course Program

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Now in its eighth year, the EMBL Australia PhD Course offers an incredible opportunity for first and second year life science PhD students to learn from some of the brightest and most inspiring scientists from around Australia including two members of the Phenomics Australia’s Scientific Leaders team A/Prof Amee George, Head of the ANU Centre for Therapeutic Discovery (ACTD) at the Australian National University and Dr Thierry Jarde, Director of the Monash Organoid Program at Monash University.

This two-week course runs from Monday 20th November to Friday 1st December hosting 60 PhD students and around 50 leading researchers sharing their knowledge of the life sciences at the John Curtin School of Medical Research at the Australian National University

The course is modelled on the pre-doc training program at the prestigious European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) and covers the latest ideas and advances in molecular biology and the life sciences.

This year’s topics include among others:

  • Advanced techniques in flow cytometry with Dr Michelle Boyle
  • Imaging concepts in cellular organisation and motility with Dr Steve Lee
  • Drug discovery and pre-clinical models with A/Prof Amee George
  • Advances in Organoid Technology with Dr Thierry Jarde
  • Physics for Biology with Dr Richard Morris

A/Prof Amee George: Introduction to high-throughput and high-content imaging technologies and Drug Discovery Workshop at EMBL Australia PhD Course.
Dr Thierry Jarde: Small Size, Big Potential: Recent Advances in Organoid Technology at EMBL Australia PhD Course.

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