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Annual Conference and AGM: ComBio2018

September 23, 2018 - September 26, 2018

Join us for our annual conference and AGM at ComBio2018, held at the International Conference Centre Sydney, Darling Harbour, 23 – 26 September…

This year the NZSPB will be joining in with the ASBMB, ASPS, ANZSCDB, ISD, and the NZSBMB for an amazing ComBio2018!  ComBio2018 is a combination of six societies holding their annual meetings.  Early Registration & Abstract Deadline is Friday, 22 June 2018.  For more information about the conference, including the program, registration and important dates, go to the conference website: http://www.combio.org.au/combio2018/index.html

ASBMB – Australian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
ASPS –  Australian Society of Plant Scientists
ANZSCDB – Australia and New Zealand Society of Cell and Developmental Biology
ISD – International Society of Differentiation
NZSBMB – New Zealand Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

The NZSPB is pleased to support the NZSPB Roger Slack Award & Lecture and the Michael McManus Award (speakers TBC).

The ASBMB Grimwade Keynote Plenary Lecturer is Randy Wayne Schekman. Professor Schekman is a Nobel Prize-winning American professor of molecular and cell biology at the University of California, Berkeley whose research in vesicular trafficking is highly relevant across both plant and animal systems. The ASPS is pleased to support two plenary lectures, including the R.N. Robertson Award & Lecture, which will be given by Dr Michael Udvardi (Noble Research Institute) and the ASPS Jan Anderson Award & Lecture (speaker TBC). The ASPS in conjunction the Annals of Botany and Functional Plant Biology will deliver the Annals of Botany Lecture to be given by Professor Keiko Torii (University of Washington) and the ASPS Peter Goldacre Award (speaker TBC).

The names and institutions of all confirmed international plenary speakers can be seen at:  http://www.combio.org.au/combio2018/plenary.html


Please note that NZSPB will be supporting student members participating in our annual conference. Please check here for details:


If you are a student, you can apply to be considered for a prize for your presentation at the annual conference as well.


Also we support career development of our Technical Staff members through small travel grants, and this year it can be to attend our annual conference (ComBio2018). For details please check here:







September 23, 2018
September 26, 2018
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International Conference Centre Sydney, Darling Harbour
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