Dear ASC list


2014 BioInfoSummer will be held in Melbourne on 1-5 December. Earlybird registration closes on 14 September.


For program, speaker information and to register –


Many thanks & apologies for cross posting



Joanna Wilson

Administrative Assistant (Research & Higher Education)

Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute


Building 161, C/- The University of Melbourne, VIC 3010 Australia | E: | W: |


2014 AMSI-SSAI Lecturer: Top statistician touring the country from August.

2014 BIOINFOSUMMER 1-5 December

The latest developments in Bioinfomatics


BioInfoSummer is a major annual bioinformatics event in Australia, covering state-of-the-art technologies used in biological and medical research and data analysis.


The program features:

  • Introduction to molecular biosciences and bioinformatics
  • Next-generation DNA sequencing and sequence evolution
  • High-throughput technology and omics data analysis
  • Methods in bioinformatics
  • Systems biology


Announcing: Prof. Christopher Overall, UBC

Chris leads The Overall lab at the University of British Columbia, a proteomics and protein engineering research laboratory with active research projects in the cancer degradome, innate immunity and viral infection, and chemokine web control by Matrix Metalloproteinases (MPPs).


His talk Forward perspectives in bioinformatics will give an insight into future research outcomes. 

Read more



Who should attend?


The BioInfoSummer series introduces bioinformatics and mathematical and computational biology to students, researchers and professionals working in the fields of mathematics, statistics, computer science, information technology, complex systems analysis, and biological, chemical and medical sciences and engineering.

A top line up


Speakers include: 

  • Assoc. Prof. Sureshkumar Balasubramanian, Monash University
  • Prof. Phoebe Chen, La Trobe University
  • Dr Mark Cowley, Garvin Institute
  • Prof. Roger Daly, Monash University
  • Dr Federico Fascoli, Swinburne University
  • Dr Barbara Holland, University of Tasmania
  • Dr Jonathan Keith, Monash University
  • Dr David Lovell, CSIRO
  • Dr Annette McGrath, CSIRO
  • Dr Alicia Oshlack, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute
  • Prof. Chris Overall, University of British Columbia
  • Assoc. Prof. Peter Povinka, The University of Melbourne
  • Prof. Mark Ragan, Institute for Molecular Bioscience
  • Senator the Hon Scott Ryan, Federal Government (Opening)
  • Prof. Kate Smith-Miles, MAXIMA
  • Prof. Gordon Smyth, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
  • Prof. Marc Wilkins, UNSW Australia


More information


Follow the action at #BioInfoSummer2014    

$500 to get you here...


If you're a student who lives outside of Melbourne, you could be eligible for up to $500 in travel allowance.


Get in quick - limited number available!









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