"Accelerating the use of genomic technologies in Australasia"

2014 AGTA CONFERENCE AWARDS

AGTA is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 Conference Awards. Congratulations!

Early Career Researcher Prizes

Best Poster Presentation – Dr David Goode, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, VIC
Amplicon-based targeted resequencing identifies novel genetic risk factors for sarcoma and an association between genetic load and age of onset in sarcoma patients

Best Poster Presentation – Dr Jovana Maksimovic, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, VIC
Epigenetics, T-cells and autoimmunity: A bioinformatics story

Best Oral Presentation – Dr Nadia Davidson, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, VIC
Identifying fusion genes and other transcriptional variation in cancer through de novo transcriptome assembly

Student Prizes

Best Poster Presentation – David Kainer, Australian National University, ACT
Towards Genomic Selection for essential oil yield in Eucalyptus and Melaleuca

Best Poster Presentation – Kelly Quek, Queensland Centre For Medical Genomics, QLD
Structural Variation in Pancreatic Cancer Genomes

Best Oral Presentation – Sophia Cameron-Christie, University of Otago, Otago, New Zealand
Mapping shared markers across a polynesian population in the genomic age

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