Our 8th annual symposium will provide postgraduate students in biomedical sciences within SBMS and across UQ with an outstanding opportunity to present their research, listen to expert presentations and discuss their research with students and distinguished researchers from acclaimed international universities. The breadth and depth of this symposium is amplified through the diversity of the nine Schools, institutes and centres across UQ who join SBMS for this symposium.

Attend presentations and network with international guests:

  • Professor Nigel Emptage, Department of Pharmacology, Oxford University (UK)
  • Professor Gerhard Rammes, Department of Anesthesiology, Technical University of Munich (Germany)
  • Professor Ulf Goransson, Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Uppsala University (Sweden)
  • Professor Rebecca Campbell, Associate Dean Research, School of Medical Sciences, University of Otago (NZ)
  • Professor Wen Tan, Dean of Institute of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences (IBPS), Guangdong University of Technology, (China)
  • Professor Ernst Wolvetang, UQ-StemCARE Director, UQ-StemCARE Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN), UQ, (Australia)

2017 keynote presentation

Tuesday 31st October, 5.00pm - 6.00pm, Physiology Lecture Theatre (#63-360)

Professor John Mattick “RNA at the epicentre of human development”
Professor John Mattick
Garvan Institute for Medical Research
University of NSW

Call for oral and poster presentations

Higher degree research students are invited to submit abstracts for the 8th annual International Postgraduate Symposium in Biomedical Sciences. Abstracts can be submitted as a word document to ipgsym@uq.edu.au. Instructions regarding submissions can be found here.