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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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Thompson Prize Night 2015 was held at The Garvan Institute of Medical Research
Some of the SPG's best work was again showcased at the annual Thompson Prize Night! This year's event was held at the Garvan on Thursday the 26th of November, kindly hosted by Mary Christie. In addition to the Thompson Prize, we have also awarded the Lorne Travel Awards, which help students to attend the Lorne Protein or Proteomics conference. Please watch this spot for further info about this years's winners. A flyer is still available here. [Posted 30th November, 2015]

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 2014 available
The annual Treasurer's report for 2014 is now available here. [Posted 26th August, 2015]

Thompson Prize Night 2014 at UNSW
The annual Thompson Prize Night was held at UNSW on Thursday the 27th of November, kindly hosted by Dr Till Boecking. The best candidates were selected to present their work at the Thompson Prize Night and the best presenter was awarded the prize and a cheque for $600. We have also awarded 3 Travelling Scholarships to Lorne worth $600 each. For more details please go here. [Posted 2nd December, 2014]

East Coast Protein Meeting 2015 (ECPM15) was a major success !
The East Coast Protein Meeting (organized by the Queensland Protein Group) has been taken place in Coffs Harbour from Friday 24th July to Sunday 26st July, 2015. Please go here for more details and pictures. [Posted 26th August, 2015]



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 30.11.15