Life science conference season in Lorne


Monday, 22 December, 2014



Throughout February the beautiful Victorian coastal town of Lorne will host a series of conferences that will be of interest to all life scientists.

Local, national and international speakers will appeal to scientists attending the various conferences while the location with beaches, golf courses, tennis and bushwalking will keep their whole families entertained.

Now your only decision is to choose which events you want to attend.

The 20th Annual Lorne Proteomics Symposium: 5-8 Feb 2015

The 20th Lorne Proteomics Symposium presents the latest developments in proteomics technologies at Mantra Lorne in Lorne, Victoria, from 5-8 February.

Invited internationally recognised speakers will focus on themes that span not only core technologies in proteomic chemistry, but also tools for the interpretation of proteomics output that allow researchers to answer fundamental questions in biology. www.australasianproteomics.org.au

The 40th Lorne Conference on Protein Structure and Function: 8-12 Feb 2015

The 40th birthday of the Lorne Conference on Protein Structure & Function promises to be a very special meeting with many highlights in the making, including a presentation by Nobel Laureate Dr Venki Ramakrishnan. The program will feature premier sessions on imaging complex systems, protein engineering, regulation and research highlights from around the country that will be of interest and relevance. Attendance is anticipated to be over 400 delegates. www.lorneproteins.org

The 27th Lorne Cancer Conference: 12-14 Feb 2015

The Lorne Cancer Conference has a long and successful history of delivering a great ambience and vibrancy. With a strong international and national scientific content, it attracts a capacity audience of over 500 delegates. These delegates represent many of the major hospitals, universities, research institutes and biotechnology companies within Australia. Confirmed plenary speakers include Prof Mark Smyth, Prof Ivan Oransky and Prof Yardena Samuels. www.lornecancer.org

The 36th Annual Lorne Genome Conference: 15-18 Feb 2015

Lorne Genome is Australia’s foremost conference on the organisation and expression of the genome. The confirmed line-up of international invited speakers is exciting and will once again draw national and international delegates to this popular meeting.

This meeting has continued to build over the years and we anticipate attracting around 400 delegates in 2015. www.lornegenome.org

5th Lorne Infection and Immunity Conference: 18-20 Feb 2015

Lorne I&I is convened jointly by the Victorian Infection and Immunity Network (VIIN) and the Australian Infectious Diseases Research Centre (AID). VIIN and AID are internationally recognised hubs of excellence in immunity and microbiology. Together, they represent a network of over 7000 researchers and clinicians at universities, research organisations and hospitals in Victoria and Queensland.  In 2015, confirmed international speakers include Eva Harris from University of California amongst many other internationally recognised experts. www.lorneinfectionimmunity.org

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