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.
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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.

Keynote speakers and program details to be announced.


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 (includes morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea). Registration closes 6 September 2018.

Contact: For more information contact Andrew Jarratt:



Elizabeth Hinde

Dr Elizabeth Hinde

Quantitative imaging of nuclear organisation in a living cell

Dr Matt Ritchie

Dr Matthew Ritchie

Single cell analysis

Additional speakers to be announced.



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  University of Melbourne logo   Walter and Eliza Hall Institute logo


Thank you to our sponsors


Abacus dx logo  BMG logo    MCFP logo    MDHS logo