Venue: Old Government Buildings

Lambton Quay, Wellington

Dates: 2nd-4th July, 2019

Conference Chairs:

A/Prof Wayne Patrick,
Director, VUW Centre for Biodiscovery

Dr Monica Gerth
President, NZSBMB

NZSBMB Conference & Annual General Meeting

Biodiscovery & Biochemistry

This year’s meeting will take place in partnership with Victoria University’s Centre for Biodiscovery (CfB). It will also be back-to-back with the NZ branch meeting of the Australasian Society for Immunology (conference details here).

The conference will commence at 4.30pm on 2nd July, with a welcome mixer (free to delegates) followed by a public lecture by A/Prof Siouxsie Wiles on the crisis of antimicrobial resistance (and what we can do about it). Confirmed speakers for the conference include:

  • A/Prof Julia Horsfield (University of Otago; NZSBMB Plenary).

  • A/Prof Siouxsie Wiles (University of Auckland; CfB Plenary).

  • Prof Kurt Krause (University of Otago).

  • Dr Andrew Munkacsi (Victoria University of Wellington).

  • A/Prof Bridget Stocker (Victoria University of Wellington).

  • Dr Chelsea Vickers (University of Victoria, Canada).

  • Prof Sarah Young (University of Otago).

In addition to the conference sessions, there will be a poster session and workshops on flow cytometry and careers in science. With prizes for the best student speakers and the best posters (student and postdoc/technician), and the conference dinner on 3rd July…she’s gonna be choice, bro!


Conference registration has now closed.

Abstract Submission:

Abstract submission has now closed. A draft of the programme can be viewed HERE.