2017 Student Symposium Wrap Up and Results

The SOBR 2017 Student Symposium was yet again a success! This year, 74 students submitted abstracts and presented their work on the 12th of October at the Melbourne Brain Centre. The research presented was of an extremely high standard, presented by current brain research students from a wide range of institutes. Congratulations to all participating students, with special mention to our 2017 oral and poster presentation winners! Oral presentation winners 1. Rose Crossin (The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health) 2. Crystal Li (The University of Melbourne) 3. Joao…

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Melbourne Cell and Developmental Biology Meeting Registration is Now Open!

The Melbourne Cell and Developmental Biology meeting will celebrate its 10th anniversary in style on October 27th at the University of Melbourne. Featuring plenary lectures by ARMI Director, Prof Peter Currie, and Head of Stem Cells Australia, Prof Melissa Little, this one day program will include short talks and posters selected from abstracts on cell and developmental biology, imaging, organoids, stem cell differentiation, and more. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. You can also keep the conversations going by joining us at Naughton’s Parkville Hotel following the meeting. Registration now open! A firm deadline for submission of abstracts…

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2017 Student Symposium: Abstract Submission NOW OPEN

The 2017 SOBR Committee is excited to announce that abstract submission is open for this year’s Student Symposium. You can submit your abstract at http://bit.ly/SOBR2017ABSTRACT Date: Wednesday 11th October 2017 Location: Melbourne Brain Centre Abstract submissions close: Friday 25th August 2017 If you don’t have any work to submit, register anyway at http://bit.ly/SOBR2017SYMP to support and meet your fellow students! Hope to see you there!

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Welcome to the 2017 Committee

Happy New Year from SOBR! The 2016 Committee is proud of our hard-work and achievements in the last year to keep up the standard set by previous years. But now our time is up! Thank you to all of the students, sponsors, volunteer judges and reviewers, VIPs, and invited speakers who contributed to an exciting year! We are pleased to announce the 2017 committee and are excited to see what they bring to SOBR this year. 2017 Committee President – Caitlin Yolland, Swinburne University of Technology Vice-President – Leonie Duehlmeyer,…

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2016 Student Symposium Wrap Up and Results

The 2016 SOBR Student Symposium was a stimulating and successful day last Friday 18 November. Yet again, the research presented by current brain research students was fantastic. Excitingly, this year attracted TWO interstate neuroscience students from ANU to attend and present oral presentations. Congratulations to all participating students, and special mention to the 2016 oral and poster presentation winners. The 2016 winners: Oral Presentations: Australasian Neuroscience Society Research Bursary – Rose Crossin (The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health) Remika Mito (The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health)…

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