Scientific Program Committees

Life Sciences

Chair – A/Prof Filip Braet (University of Sydney, Australia)

  • Dr Lucy Collinson (The Francis Crick Institute, UK)
  • Prof Yves Dufrêne (Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium)
  • Dr Jan Ellenberg (EMBL Heidenberg, Germany)
  • Prof Katharina Gaus (The University of New South Wales, Australia)
  • Assoc Prof Eric Hanssen (The University of Melbourne, Australia)
  • Prof Bram Koster (Leiden University, The Netherlands)
  • Prof Thomas Müller-Reichert (Technische Universität Dresden, Germany)
  • Prof Rob Parton (University of Queensland, Australia)
  • Prof Peter Peters (University of Maastricht, The Netherlands)
  • Dr Melanie Rug (Australian National University, Australia)
  • Dr Yannick Schwab (EMBL Heidenberg, Germany)
  • Prof Paul Verkade (University of Bristol, UK)
  • Dr Renee Whan (UNSW, Australia)
  • Dr Rosemary White (CSIRO Plant Industry, Australia)


Physical Sciences & Frontier Issues

Chair – Prof Julie Cairney (University of Sydney, Australia)

  • A/Prof Jodie Bradby (Australian National University, Australia)
  • Prof Marc de Graef (Carnegie Mellon University, Pennsylvania)
  • Prof Dr Joachim Mayer (Aachen University, Germany)
  • A/Prof Matthew Weyland (Monash University, Australia)
  • Prof Jin Zou (University of Queensland, Australia)
  • A/Prof Rongkun Zheng (The University of Sydney, Australia)


Instrumentation and Techniques

Chair – Prof Joanne Etheridge (Monash University, Australia) 

  • Dr Michel Bosman (IMRE, A-Star, Singapore)
  • Prof Wah Chiu (Stanford University, US)
  • A/Prof Jacob Hoogenboom (TU Delft, Netherlands)
  • Prof Sandra Van Aert (University of Antwerp, Belgium)
  • Prof Roger Wepf (University of Queensland, Australia)

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1 March 2018 
Abstract Submission Deadline
10 May 2018 
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