BOSCH INSTITUTE NEWS 2019

Overseas Internship Scheme (OIS) Student awarded Bosch Institute Young Investigator Poster Prize in the Bosch Institute Annual Scientific Meeting 2019

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Christelle with her supervisor, Dr. Stuart Fraser

Ms. Christelle Fung Ka Yee, a third year student from the Department of Chemistry, City University of Hong Kong, was awarded the Young Investigator Poster Prize in the Bosch Institute Annual Scientific Meeting, which was held at the University of Sydney on 1 August 2019.

The Bosch Institute conducts an Annual Scientific Meeting each year and the theme for this year is Cancer on the Run: The Tumour Microenvironment and Novel Therapeutics.

Christelle joined the Overseas Internship Scheme (OIS) this summer and is currently at the University of Sydney conducting a research project under the supervision of Dr. Stuart Fraser from the School of Medical Sciences.

Christelle said she was surprised to be awarded and was grateful for the opportunity to present data at the conference.


2019 ASM: Cancer on the Run: The Tumour Microenvironment and Novel Therapeutics

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Theme: Cancer on the Run: The Tumour Microenvironment and Novel Therapeutics
Date: Thursday, 1st August 2019
Time: 8.45am - 5.00pm (Registration 8.00am)
Venue: New Law School Lecture Theatre 101, New Law School Building, The University of Sydney

Program: Click here.

Registration: is FREE but ESSENTIAL for catering purposes.
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Abstract Submission: OPEN from 6th May to 12th July, 2019
This is your opportunity to be part of a great meeting by presenting your research - and there are 2 ways you can do this: (Please select one only)

  • Submit an abstract to present a poster (All – Welcome)
  • Submit an abstract to present a 3-minute thesis talk (for postgraduate students)

NB - Any field of research will be considered.

Submission Information:
To be considered for a presentation:

  • The presenting author must register for the Meeting.
  • Please read the Abstract Guideline.
  • Please use the Abstract Submission Template and send to

3 Minute Thesis
At this year's Annual Scientific Meeting, we will select from the submitted abstracts, 8-10 Postgraduate students to deliver oral presentations using the "3-minute thesis" format. Any field of research will be considered for this open session. Selected students will present to the audience one static PowerPoint slide (no animations, no sound) and a talk of a maximum of 3 minutes.

Speakers

  • Professor Christopher R. Chitambar
    Professor of Medicine and Biophysics, Division of Hematology & Oncology, Froedtert and MCW Clinical Cancer Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, USA
  • Professor David Wink
    Deputy Director for Translational Sciences, Cancer Inflammation Program, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Frederick, Maryland USA
  • Professor Michael V. Berridge
    Distinguished Research Fellow and Group Leader, Cancer Cell Biology, Malaghan Institute of Medical Research, Wellington, New Zealand
  • Professor Minoti Apte
    Editor-in-Chief, Pancreatology; Director, Pancreatic Research Group
    Faculty of Medicine, UNSW; Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research
  • Professor Jonathan Stone
    Professor of Physiology, School of Medical Sciences, Bosch Institute, University of Sydney
  • Professor Des Richardson
    Professor & NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellow, Pathology, School of Medical Sciences, Bosch Institute, University of Sydney
  • Associate Professor Elin Gray
    Cancer Research Trust Postdoctoral Fellow and Senior Researcher, Melanoma Research Group, School of Medical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Western Australia
  • Dr Danuta Kalinowski
    NHMRC Career Development Fellow, School of Medical Sciences, Discipline of Pathology, University of Sydney
  • Dr Zaklina Kovacevic
    NHMRC Senior Research Fellow, School of Medical Sciences, Discipline of Pathology, University of Sydney
  • Dr Donna Lai
    Molecular Biology Facility, Bosch Institute, University of Sydney
  • Dr Dinny Graham
    Westmead Clinical School, The Westmead Institute for Medical Research, University of Sydney
  • Ms Jasmina Paluncic
    PhD Candidate, The University of Sydney
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Rebecca L Cooper Prize 2018 - Applications now Open

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Applications are now open for the Rebecca L Cooper prize and Medal administered through the Bosch Institute. The prize was offered for the first time in 2004. It is made possible by a generous donation from the Rebecca L Cooper Foundation, which supports biomedical research in Australia.

The closing date is 30th April 2019.

For more information and application detail - please go to here.


Bercovici Prize 2018 - Applications now Open

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The Bosch Institute is pleased to invite applications for the Bercovici Prize.

The Bercovici Prize was established in 1997 by a donation from Professor Max Bennett, of the Bosch Institute and the Discipline of Physiology, to the University of Sydney.

The Prize is named after Professor Bennett’s father in commemoration of his belief that basic biomedical research provides a foundation for improving the well-being of mankind.

The prize is awarded to the candidate for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy determined as having produced the best paper published in the preceding two years.

The closing date is 29th April 2019.

For more information and application detail - please go to here.


The HL and PO Bishop Fellowship in Neuroscience 2019 - 2021

HL and PO Bishop Fellowship

The Bosch Institute is pleased to invite applications for The HL and PO Bishop Fellowship in Neuroscience 2019 - 2021.

Made possible by a bequest made by Professor P.O Bishop FAA FRS and Mrs Hilare Bishop, this Fellowship is to be awarded to a member of the Bosch Institute, of the University of Sydney.

The Fellowship is to enable the awardee to visit a neuroscience centre for collaborative work, or to fund or support a novel development in neuroscience, or to improve the communication and teaching of neuroscience.

Applications are invited from eligible people, i.e. from members of the Institute. Applications close March 20, 2019.

A pro-forma application can be downloaded here.

Applicants with other queries should contact the Chief Operating Officer of the Institute (). There is no age limit or requirement.

The value of the award is up to $50,000. The Fellowship will commence in mid-2019, and the project and budget should be planned over the two years to mid-2021.

The Fellowship will be awarded every two years thereafter.

P.O. Bishop served and Professor and Head of Physiology from 1955 – 1967. He moved to the Australian National University in 1967, also as Professor of Physiology. After his retirement, he returned to the University of Sydney as an Honorary Fellow in Anatomy, from 1987. In 1993 he was awarded the Australia Prize, jointly with HB Barlow and VB Mountcastle, for his work on the neural basis of stereopsis.

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