Creative Careers in Science: it all started in the lab

Presented by EMBL Australia and ANU College of Health & Medicine

WHEN: 8:45AM – 5:15 PM, 30th November

WHERE: Australian Centre for China in the World Lecture Theatre, ANU Acton Campus

WHO: This event is open to all College of Health & Medicine EMCRs.


  • Come join us for an exciting event where you’ll have the opportunity to hear about the future of health and medical research from our esteemed plenary speaker, Erica Kneipp, Research Director for Human Health at CSIRO.
  • Want to learn the secrets to building an impressive CV? Then don’t miss out on the insightful session with Prof David Tscharke, a renowned expert in Virology and Immunology from ANU.
  • Get ready to be inspired by Ann-Marie Heinrich, Associate Director of Policy and Operations at Snow Medical, as she discusses the incredible initiatives supporting Australian Medical Research.
  • And that’s not all! We have a variety of fascinating career talks lined up for you, covering areas such as Policy, Start-Ups, Public Health, Consultancy, Nano Machines, Artificial Intelligence, and Big Discovery Platforms. Don’t miss out on the chance to gather valuable insights and explore exciting opportunities in these fields.


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Creative Careers in Science: it all started in the lab

Program Schedule

8:45 am Welcome
Career Pathways – Panel 1
9 am Dr Amee George
9:15 am
What’s next for your career?

Prof Si Ming Man

9:30 am
Building bridges with LMIC countries – research and innovation from a different perspective

Dr Ines Atmosukarto

9:45 am Working in a spinout vs academia

A/Prof Lawrence Lee

10 – 10:30 am Panel Discussion
10:30 – 11 am Morning Tea
11 – 12 pm CV Writing and Building

Prof David Tscharke

12 – 1 pm Lunch
1 – 1:30 pm Plenary

Erica Kneipp

1:30 – 2 pm Snow Medical

Ann-Marie Heinrich

Career Pathways – Panel 2
2 pm
A Career in Academia 

A/Prof Nham Tran

2:15 pm
From proteins to policy 

Dr Roisin McMahon

2:30 pm Dr Renae Domaschenz
2:45 – 3:15 pm Panel Discussion
3:15 – 3:45 pm Afternoon Tea
Career Pathways – Panel 3
3:45 pm
Building a Portfolio Career

Zoe Piper

4 pm Jason Lee
4:15 pm
An Unconventional Journey to Revolutionising Cytometry Data Analysis

Dillon Hammill

4:30 – 5 pm Panel Discussion
5:00 pm Closing Remarks
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