“This event attracted me because it featured internationally renowned academics from a broad range of interesting research topics.”

Shing Yan Kwong, The University of Adelaide


  • Elana Fertig Associate Professor of Oncology, Johns Hopkins University
  • Helena Crowell Institute of Molecular Life Sciences, University of Zurich
  • Jason Wong Associate Professor, School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Hong Kong
  • John Marioni Research Group Leader, Computational and Evolutionary Genomics, EMBL-EBI
  • Joshua Ho Associate Professor, School of Biomedical Sciences, The University of Hong Kong
  • Martin Morgan Professor of Oncology, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Centree
  • Pei Wang Professor of Genetics and Genomic Sciences, Icahn Medical School at Mount Sinai, New York
  • Rafael Irizarry Professor of Biostatistics, Harvard University
  • Shila Ghazanfar Royal Society Newton International Fellow and Research Associate, Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute
  • Ye Zheng PhD, University of Wisconsin - Madison


  • Alex Swarbrick Garvin Institute of Medical Research
  • Christine Wells Director of the University of Melbourne Centre for Stem Cell Systems
  • Clare Stirzaker Group Leader - Epigenetic Deregulation in Cancer, Garvan Institute of Medical Research
  • Dana Pascovici Lead Scientist, Australian Proteome Analysis Facility, Macquarie University
  • Gary Glonek Head of School of Mathematics and Statstics, The University of Adelaide
  • Heejung Shim Melbourne Integrative Genomics, University of Melbourne
  • Helen McGuire Senior Research Fellow, Charles Perkins Centre, University of Sydney
  • Jessica Mar Associate Professor, Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology
  • John O’Sullivan Heart Research Institute & Charles Perkins Centre
  • Kathy Belov Professor of Comparative Genomics, The University of Sydney
  • Mark Larance CINSW Future Research Leader Fellow, Charles Perkins Centre, The University of Sydney
  • Melanie Bahlo Professor, The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
  • Pengyi Yang Children’s Medical Research Institute and Charles Perkins Centre
  • Rebecca Poulos NHMRC Early Career Fellow, Children's Medical Research Institute