Second Postdoctoral Methods Symposium

Second Postdoctoral Methods Symposium

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From Single Cells to Molecules

Learn about the latest methods and technologies being used to address today’s fundamental biomedical questions.


Organised by postdocs for postdocs, the symposium will cover a range of interdisciplinary methods, including: 

  • Single cell sequencing
  • Proteomics
  • CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing
  • Imaging 
  • Bioinformatics
  • Structural biology
  • Preclinical model systems

Share your expert knowledge with peers and learn new ways to approach your own research questions through talks, posters and post-symposium networking drinks.


Symposium details

Date: Thursday 13 September 2018

Time: 9.00am-5.30pm followed by networking drinks. Registration starts at 8.30am. 

Venue: The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, Davis Auditorium, 1G Royal Parade, Parkville 3052

Registration: $30 +GST and booking fee (includes morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea). 

Contact: For more information contact Andrew Jarratt:


Keynote speakers

Diana Stojanovski

Dr Diana Stojanovski

Systems approaches to understanding mitochondrial protein transport mechanisms in health and disease

Dr Matt Ritchie

Dr Matthew Ritchie

Single cell analysis

Download the symposium program for additional speakers.



On-site child-minding facilities will be provided. Please email your requirements to Bianca Capaldo,, by 6 August 2018.  


Diversity and inclusion

The symposium will be an inclusive environment where diverse voices are heard and respected. We aim to:

  • Achieve gender parity in speakers and symposium chairs
  • Foster a spirit of inclusiveness for all symposium attendees
  • Encourage participation from under-represented groups, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
  • Create a space where everyone can be their authentic selves, including those from the LGBTIQA+ community


Organising committee members

Baker Institute logo Bio21 Institute logo   Florey Institute logo  Latrobe university logo


Monash Pharmaceutical logo  Olivia Newton-John Wellness centre logo   Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre logo

 University of Melbourne logo   Walter and Eliza Hall Institute logo


Thank you to our sponsors

Thermo Fisher logo   BMG logo

Abacus dx logo      MCFP logo    MDHS logo