ASM - Victoria

Scientific Program


 Scientific Program          Registration Information          Abstract Submissions



Confirmed speakers and topic areas (titles TBA shortly):


  • Ms Robyn Coleman ‘AIMS 2017 Travelling Orator', Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology Coagulation topic
  • Dr Nancy Endersby-Harshman, Bio21 Institute Wolbachia to reduce transmission of dengue virus
  • Ms Michelle Francis, Monash Health Molecular microbiology topic
  • Prof Bill Heath, Doherty Institute Breakthrough in malaria vaccine research
  • Prof Karin Jandeleit-Dahm, Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute Diabetes and renal disease
  • Dr James Knox, Melbourne Pathology Performance of a modified test for carbapenemase-producing Gram negative bacteria
  • Prof Johnson Mak, Deakin University/CSIRO Human body’s natural protein in defence against HIV
  • Dr Peter Molloy, CSIRO Simple blood test for bowel cancer
  • Prof Greg Qiao, The University of Melbourne Latest development in peptide-based stars as antibiotics
  • Dr Catherine Satzke, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute Pneumococcal research topic
  • A/Prof Bayden Wood, Monash University Resonance Raman spectroscopy for malaria diagnosis
  • Prof Matthias Ernst, Olivia Newton John Cancer Research Institute Role of macrophages in bowel and gastric cancer
  • Ms Sridurga Mithraprabhu, Monash University/Alfred Hospital Liquid biopsy in multiple myeloma
  • Dr Norelle Sherry, Austin Health/Melbourne Genomics Health Alliance Genomics-based superbug tracking system
  • And other exciting speakers in the pipeline!




Featured speaker and topic area (title TBA shortly):


  • Mr David Barton, RMIT University Presenting his PhD research on the recovery of Marysville after the 2009 Black Saturday bushfires