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Meet some of our Invited Speakers

Allan McRae

UQ Amplify Researcher, University of Queensland
Dr Allan McRae leads the Systems Genomics theme in the Program in Complex Trait Genomics at The... More

Anne Voss

Professor, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
Anne established her laboratory at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical... More

Anthony Hannan

Professor, Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health
Professor Anthony Hannan is an NHMRC Principal Research Fellow and Head of the Epigenetics and... More

Boris Novakovic

Team Leader, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute
Dr Novakovic is a molecular biologist with an interest in epigenetics of human immune cell... More

Chen Davidovich

Assistant Professor, Monash University
A/Prof Chen Davidovich is an EMBL-Australia Group Leader at Monash University, since 2015. His... More

Heather Lee

The University of Newcastle
Dr Heather Lee completed her PhD at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research, where she... More

Irena Voineagu

Assistant Professor, University of New South Wales
A/Prof. Irina Voineagu is an ARC Fellow and UNSW Scientia fellow. Dr. Voineagu obtained her Ph.D... More

Jose Polo

Professor, Monash University
Dr Jose Polo encourages us to think of the human genome as a library. As an epigeneticist,... More

Jovana Maksimovic

Honorary Fellow, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
After completing a double degree in science and bioinformatics at La Trobe University, Jovana... More

Katherine Pillman

Research Fellow, Centre for Cancer Biology, Univ. of SA
Dr Katherine Pillman is a bioinformatician at the Centre for Cancer Biology in South Australia... More

Kim-Anh Lê Cao

Associate Professor, University of Melbourne
Associate Professor Kim-Anh Lê Cao’s research embraces a multidisciplinary approach,... More

Liran Carmel

Professor, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Our lab deals with a host of topics in the general fields of molecular evolution and genetics.... More

Mark Dawson

Professor, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Professor Dawson is a clinician-scientist at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and Centre for... More

Mark Ziemann

Lecturer, Deakin University
Mark earned his PhD at Swinburne University in the field of plant molecular genetics and... More

Marnie Blewitt

Viertel-Bellberry Senior Medical Research Fellow, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute.
Marnie Blewitt completed her PhD with Prof. Emma Whitelaw at The University of Sydney,... More

Nir Eynon

Associate Professor, Institute for Health and Sport (iHeS), Victoria University
A/Prof Nir Eynon is NHMRC Emerging Investigator Fellow (2021-2025), a Career Development Fellow... More

Phillipa Taberlay

Senior Research Fellow, University of Tasmania
Dr Phillippa Taberlay is a NHMRC Career Development Fellow and Senior Research Fellow in the... More

Rhys Allan

Assistant Professor, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute
Associate Professor Rhys Allan is a laboratory head in the Immunology Division at the Walter and... More

Ryan Lister

Professor, University of Western Australia
Ryan Lister leads a research group investigating the epigenome and cell identity, at the... More

Sarah Voisin

Senior Postdoctoral Fellow, Victoria University
Sarah is a Senior Postdoctoral Fellow at Victoria University. She works at the crossroad of... More

Severine Lamon

Senior Lecturer, Deakin University
Dr Severine Lamon graduated from Lausanne University, Switzerland, in 2010. She has completed... More

Steve Horvath

Professor, University of California, Los Angeles
I am a Professor in Human Genetics and Biostatistics at UCLA. My methodological research area... More

Susan Clark

Professor, Garvan Institute of Medical Research
Susan Clark is a molecular biologist by training and completed her BSc (Hons1) degree under... More

Wolf Reik

Professor, Babraham Institute, UK
Epigenetic modifications such as DNA methylation and histone marks are often relatively stable... More