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Travel Award Winners for AGTA-2017 Conference

AGTA generally offers travel awards at each annual conference to assist participants from the more remote locations (relative to conference location) to attend. Travel Awards $900 awards to: Sandra Fitzgerald, The University of Auckland, NZ; Priyanka Sinha, University of Otago, NZ; $800 award to: Denise Anderson, Telethon Kids Institute, WA; $300 award to: Devika Ganesamoorthy, The University of Queensland; Farhana Matin, Queensland University of Technology; Haojing Shao, ...Keep Reading

AGTA-17 Poster and Oral Prize winners

2017 CONFERENCE AWARDS (Hobart) AGTA is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 Conference Awards. Congratulations to all recipients! Early Career Researcher Prizes Nigel Swanston Oral Award ($1,000) – Dr. Mark Pinese, Kinghorn Cancer Centre, N.S.W.; The Medical Genome Reference Bank – Genomics of a disease-depleted, elderly Australian cohort Agena Bioscience Poster Prize ($500) –  Ms. Nadine Dunn, Institute of Environmental Science and Research (E...Keep Reading

AGBT Conference (Florida, USA) travel award recipient announced

AGTA is pleased to announce that the winner of the inaugural ‘AGBT Travel Award’ is Assoc. Prof. Nicole Cloonan of the Faculty of Science (Biological sciences), University of Auckland.  Congratulations Nicole! Nicole will be attending the Advances in Genome BioTechnology general meeting in Orlando Florida, USA from 12th-15th February 2018. This meeting provides a forum for exchanging information about the latest advances in sequencing technologies, experiment...Keep Reading

Small Grants Scheme 2017/2018 – Now Open………

AGTA is pleased to announce another round of Small Grants Scheme for 2017/2018 open to all AGTA members. At least 3 awards will be offered at $3,500 each. For eligibility criteria, examples of initiatives to be funded and full Terms and Conditions, please download the Instruction and guidelines document here. The application form (Word Document) can be downloaded here. Note the closing date is Monday 22nd January 2018 at 11:59pm. Late applications shall not be considered. Keep Reading

Exciting New Initiative from AGTA!

The AGTA Executive Committee are excited to announce a new travel award to support an AGTA members’ attendance at the Advances in Genome Biology and Technology (AGBT) general meeting (12th – 15th February 2018) in Orlando, Florida. The AGBT annual meeting brings together technology, software, applications and data resources. It provides a forum for exchanging information about the latest advances in sequencing technologies, experimental and analytical approaches for g...Keep Reading

Travel awards available for the AGTA Conference 2017!!

AGTA advocates the advancement of our students and early career researchers, the genomic technology leaders of the future. Full and part-time graduate students (PhD or Masters), as well as early career scientists (<6 years post PhD), are eligible to apply for one of seven $AU900 Travel Awards for NZ and Western Australian applicants (individuals flying from NZ or WA to attend AGTA17) and one of six $AU300 Travel Awards for Australian residents (including those from...Keep Reading

Don’t Forget – 3 year AGTA Memberships are available!

GET YOUR 3-YEAR AGTA MEMBERSHIP NOW! Standard memberships are of AGTA are available for a 3-year term for only $150, a saving of $5 per year. Since its introduction 18 months ago, 1/3 of all AGTA Standard (non-student) members have taken up this offer. Why? They don’t need to worry about renewing their membership each year, they save money, they have access to many membership benefits including discounted registration to AGTA’s annual conferences, eligibility f...Keep Reading

AGTA’s new home!

The Australasian Genomic Technologies Association has a new postal address. In line with new Incorporated Associations Act 2002, not-for-profit associations may now use a post-office box as their official address. Being incorporated in Melbourne, AGTA now has a Post Office box at the Royal Melbourne Hospital Post Office. AGTA’s new address is: Australasian Genomic Technologies Association (AGTA) Royal Melbourne Hospital LPO PO Box 2071 Royal Melbourne Hospital VIC...Keep Reading

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