Career Development Symposium

ECR Development Event “Meet the Professor Lunch” (12.30 - 2.00pm) Pathology Library, Level 6,  Medical Building, the University of Melbourne Prof. Read Montague (Virginia Tech Carilion Research  Institute, USA)
Talk title: The coming wave of rigorous human neuroscience and its intersection with the real world  

Career Development Symposium (2.30 - 5.00pm)
Ian Potter Auditorium, Melbourne Brain Centre

  • 2:30 -­ 2:35pm - Welcome
    Dr Junhua Xiao, University of Melbourne
  • 2:35 -­ 3:05pm - The Science of Juggling -­‐ Building a Track Record with Limited Time
    Prof. Erica Fletcher, University of Melbourne
    Chair: Dr Junhua Xiao, University of Melbourne
  • 3:05 -­ 3:35pm - NHMRC Funding and the Future
    A/Prof. James Bourne, Monash University (ARMI)
    Chair: A/Prof. Peter Crack, University of Melbourne
  • 3:35 -­ 4pm - Afternoon Tea
  • 4 -­ 4:30pm - Establishing a research career: Does international postdoctoral  experience help obtain funding?
    Dr Lucy Palmer, The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health Research
    Chair: A/Prof. Chris Reid, The Florey Institute
  • 4:30 - ­5pm - Academia and Industry -­‐ Two sides of the same funding coin
    Dr Chris Langmead, Monash University (MIPS)
    Chair: Dr Jenny Gunnersen, University of Melbourne
  • 5 -­ 7pm - Cocktail Networking Session
    Foyer, Melbourne Brain Centre