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The Sydney Protein Group

The Sydney Protein Group is made up of protein scientists and students from academia, hospitals and industry.

We meet regularly to hear updates from local and overseas speakers on the latest developments in protein science and related fields.

Scholarships and prizes are also provided to enable young scientists to attend key protein related meetings in Australia.

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East Coast Protein Meeting (ECPM) 2017
The East Coast Protein Meeting was held from Friday, 14th of July to Sunday, 16th of July, 2017. The meeting was a joint initiative by the Sydney Protein Group and the Queensland Protein Group. This three-day conference was an excellent arena for established and young protein scientists to mix on an equal footing in a relaxed atmosphere. One of the primary goals of the meeting was to provide an opportunity for younger protein scientists to present their work - Please go here for more info and pictures of the event. [Posted 19th July, 2017]

Thompson Prize event 2016 was held at the University of Wollongong
Some of the SPG's best work was again showcased at the annual Thompson Prize event! This year's event was held during the day at the University of Wollongong on Tuesday the 22th of November, kindly hosted by Dr Justin Yerbury and Dr Heath Ecroyd. Please see here for more details about the day. A flyer is still available here. [Posted 30th November, 2016]

SPG has appointed new secretary
SPG has appointed Jason Low from the University of Sydney as the new secretary as Dr Chu-Kong Liew is resigning from this position by the end of this year. We thank Chu-Kong for his extensive contributions that he has made over many years! [Posted 30th November, 2015]

Treasurer's report for 2015 available
The annual Treasurer's report for 2015 is available here. [Posted 30th September, 2016]



The Sydney Protein Group is an affiliated Special Interest Group of ASBMB Inc.

Comments to Roland Gamsjaeger (r.gamsjaeger AT uws.edu.au); last updated 19.07.17