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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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Special Seminar sponsered by the SPG on the 9th of February, 2018
The SPG will sponsor a special seminar given by Dr Tanja Mittag from the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in the US on Friday, the 9th of February, 2018 at 10.45 at the University of Sydney (Buidling G08). She will talk about intrinsically disordered proteins (title: 'sequence-conformation-function relationships of intrinsically disordered protein regions that undergo liquid-liquid phase separation or multisite phosphorylation') and this event is hosted by Prof. Joel Mackay (University of Sydney). Please go here for an abstract and biography. [Posted 22nd January, 2018]

Thompson Prize Evening 2017
The Thompson Prize evening took place at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) on the 24th of November, 2017 at 3 pm (hosted by A/Prof Iain Duggin). Please go here for more info and pictures of the evening (a flyer can still be found here). [Posted 20th November, 2017]

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]

Treasurer's report for 2016 available
The annual Treasurer's report for 2016 is available here. [Posted 10th October, 2017]



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 23.01.18