APPS Pathogen Bioinformatics special interest group meeting 2018 – update


Important Dates & Info:

Where: Agribio, La Trobe University, VIC
When: 28th November 10am – 4pm
Scope: genomics/bioinformatics of pathogen/pest host-interactions
Abstract submissions open: September 10th, 2018
Abstract submissions close: October 1st, 2018
Presentations & Bursaries announced: October 11th, 2018

Meeting Description & Scope:

The Victorian branch of the Australasian Plant Pathology Society is hosting a Pathogen Bioinformatics special interest group meeting on the 28th 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, for more information go to

Registration is 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:

  • submit an abstract
  • are up to 5 years post-PhD
  • include a signed letter of recommendation from their principal supervisor

We encourage you to submit abstracts and expression of interest for presentations to

For further updates, check


If you are attending either ABACBS (25th-30th, or the 6th annual Stromlo Molecular Pathology meeting (29-30th, this year, then this meeting may be compatible with your upcoming travel plans. 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. If you plan to do this also please let us know as group taxi arrangements can be made.


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