Professor Sean Grimmond - University of Melbourne

Professor Sean Grimmond - University of Melbourne

Davis Auditorium
Start Time: 
Mon, 11/07/2022 - 11:00am
End Time: 
Mon, 11/07/2022 - 12:15pm

Online Postgraduate Lecture – Cancer Seminar Series hosted by Associate Professor Gemma Kelly


Professor Sean Grimmond B.Sc. Ph.D. FFS (RCPA) FAHMS

Director University of Melbourne Centre for Cancer Research

Head, Dept of Clinical Pathology, MDHS and

The Bertalli Chair in Cancer Medicine

Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre


Cancer genomics


Davis Auditorium

Online access via Slido
and enter code #WEHIpostgrad

Including Q&A session


Sean Grimmond is Director of the University of Melbourne Centre for Cancer Research, Head of Melbourne Medical School’s Department of Clinical Pathology and holds the Bertalli Chair in Cancer Medicine.  Sean received his PhD in Human Cancer Genetics from the University of Queensland, is a Scientific Fellow in Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia and a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences. Sean is recognised for pioneering whole-genome & transcriptome sequencing in Australia and led our country’s ICGC efforts, identifying the mutagenic processes, driver mutations, potential therapeutic vulnerabilities, and mechanisms of drug resistance in many of our most challenging malignancies. Sean currently co-chairs the VCCC Precision Oncology Program and leads the UMCCRs Cancers of Low Survival & Unmet Need Initiative. His current research focuses on the clinical genomic analysis of challenging cancers, ex-vivo drug screening and further cancer genome discovery.


All welcome!