Advanced Biochemistry Workshop

The Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Bio21 Institute, The University of Melbourne, Parkville presents:

Advanced Biochemistry Workshop

The course offers undergraduate students the opportunity to:

  • Learn about advanced topics that will help you nail semester two
  • Hear about employment opportunities in academia and industry
  • Get to know our researchers and discover their research passions
  • Find out about Honours and Masters programs and how to apply
  • Discover our cutting-edge platform technologies
  • Visit research labs and meet current students
  • Win great prizes!

Open to undergraduate students with an interest in biochemistry and molecular biology.
Registration is $15. Includes food & drinks. Places are limited.
Register at ecommerce.mdhs.unimelb.edu.au and search “Biochemistry”

Program

DAY 1

9:00 - 12:30 pm Hear Research Talks.
Hear talks from Biochemistry researchers. Speakers will be heads of labs, PhD students and
postdoctoral fellows. Talks will highlight new advances and technologies in biochemical research and discuss how biochemistry advances our understanding of health and disease.
This session will include a break for morning tea.

12:30 - 1:30 pm Lunch

1:30 - 2:30 pm Find out about employment opportunities in Biochemistry.
In this session we will hear from speakers about their journeys in biochemistry research.
Speakers will come from both academia and industry (CSL Ltd).

2:30 - 3:00 pm Afternoon Tea

3:00 - 5:00 pm Tour Bio21 and Biochemistry laboratories.
Tour Bio21 and see hands on demonstrations of platform technologies including NMR, Nanopore
sequencing, cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) and microscopy, and mass spectrometry and proteomics.
Tours will be conducted by PhD students in Biochemistry.

5:00 - 6:00 pm Social event hosted by Biochemistry PhD and Honours students.

DAY 2

9:00 - 10:30 am Hear Research Talks.
Hear talks from Biochemistry researchers. Speakers will be heads of labs, PhD students and postdoctoral fellows. Talks will highlight new advances and technologies in biochemical research and discuss how research in biochemistry improves our understanding of health and disease.
This session will include a break for morning tea.

12:30 - 1:30 pm Lunch

1:30 - 2:30 pm Further studies in Biochemistry.
Hear about how to extend your studies in Biochemistry to include a year of research in one of our labs.
Find out what Honours and Masters are and how to apply.

2:30 pm- 3:00 pm Afternoon tea

3:00 - 3.15 pm Prizes and workshop conclusion.
Prizes will be awarded for participation.