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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 will be at held at The Garvan Institute of Medical Research
It is that time of year again, where some of the SPG's best work is showcased at the annual Thompson Prize Night! This year's event will be held at the Garvan on Thursday the 26th of November, kindly hosted by Mary Christie. In addition to the Thompson Prize, we will also award the Lorne Travel Awards, which help students to attend the Lorne Protein or Proteomics conference. We have now selected 6 finalists for the Thompson Prize. For more details and a flyer please go here. [Posted 20th November, 2015]

SPG will appoint new secretary
SPG is currently looking for a new secretary as Dr Chu-Kong Liew is resigning from this position by the end of this year. We will have a secret ballot as part of an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) at the annual Thompson Prize Night, on the 26th of November (see above)! Please find a pdf with the biographies of all contenders here as well as a ballot paper for the evening here. [Posted 18th 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 20.11.15