News / 9 September 2019

On Monday, September 2nd, EMBL alumni living in Australia, together with their colleagues and networks, gathered at QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute in Brisbane for a day of science talks, discussions and networking. 

The program included discussions on EMBL’s site objectives, resources, and opportunities.  EMBL Australia’s Scientific Head, Prof James Whisstock spoke about his research.  He also presented an overview of EMBL Australia’s Partner Laboratory Network (PLN) research groups and student programs.    

A number of EMBL Australia’s PLN Group Leaders including, David Lynn, Yann Gambin, Michelle Boyle, Edwina McGlinn and Maté Biro presented their research as part of the program.

The official program concluded at 6 pm with an overview by EMBL alum, Frank Gannon, Director and CEO, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute.  Attendees continued their discussions and networking throughout the evening over dinner.   

Anne Ephrussi, Rob Parton, David Lynn, Yann Gambin, Sarah Withey, Hannah Leeson, Mate Biro, Frank Gannon, Melissa Little, Michelle Boyle and Edwina McGlinn