Australasian Plant Pathology Society (APPS) – Pathogen Bioinformatics Special Interest Group Meeting

The Victorian Branch of the Australasian Plant Pathology Society will be hosting a Pathogen Bioinformatics special interest group  meeting on the 28th November at AgriBio, La Trobe University, Melbourne.  The program will start at 10am to allow for people to travel from out of town and will finish at 4pm to allow those flying to Canberra for the 6th annual Stromlo Molecular Pathology meeting which starts on 29th  November (

 The scope of this meeting broadly encompasses the genomic and bioinformatic study of pathogen and pest interactions with their hosts.  Similar meetings have been previously held under the name of the Australian Pathogen Bioinformatics Symposium (

 Registration will be free for APPS members and $25 for non-members.

 Students and ECRs are eligible to apply for travel bursaries from the Pathogen Bioinformatics group, if they:

  • are <5 years post-Ph. D.
  • include signed letter of recommendation from their principal supervisor
  • submit an abstract 

We invite you to submit abstracts and expression of interest for presentations to   A registration website will open soon and further details will be posted here.


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