Queenstown Research Week 2023 


Please see below for the 2023 meeting schedule. 


Registrations to new delegates will open in May 


The 33rd Annual Queenstown Molecular Biology meeting   

The Queenstown Molecular Biology (QMB) meeting will be a 2-day general science meeting on Tue 29 Aug to Wed 30 Aug. The focus this year will be on Nanotechnology in biology, medicine, agriculture and horticulture. The co-ordinator of the organising committee for 2023 is Dr Sarah Diermeier, Senior Lecturer and Rutherford Discovery Fellow in the Biochemistry Department at the University of Otago. 

The 17th New Zealand Medical Sciences Congress 

MedSci 2023 will run from the evening of Mon 28 Aug to Wed 30 Aug. The chief convenors for MedSci for 2023 are A/Prof Pete Jones (Otago) and Prof Fiona McDonald (Otago).

Satellite Meetings

Sunday 27 - Monday 28 August

Convenors: Dr Joep de Ligt (ESR) and Dr David Chagne (Plant and Food)  

Food Science
Convenors: Prof Richard Mithen (HVN, Liggins) and Dr Jane Mullaney (AgResearch)

Convenors: Prof Mike Taylor and A/Prof Kim Handley (School of Biological Sciences, University of Auckland)

Thursday 31 Aug - Friday 1 September

Hypothalamic Neuroscience and Neuroendocrinology Australasia
Convenors: Prof David Grattan (Centre for Neuroendocrinology, Otago), Zane Andrews (Monash University, Melbourne) and Sarah Lockie (Monash University, Melbourne)

Lymphatics in Health and Disease
Convenors: Peter Russell and Prof John Windsor (Surgery, FMHS, Auckland)

He taonga tuku iho – Bioprotection Aotearoa
Convenors: Amanda Black (Lincoln University) and Matt Templeton (University of Auckland and New Zealand Institute of Plant and Food Research)


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Key Dates:
Monday 17 July, 2023
QRW Earlybird Registration Deadline
Saturday 1 July, 2023
QRW Abstract Submission Deadline
Monday 17 July, 2023
AWCBR Early Bird Registration. NOTE: Abstract Submission Deadline TBC.
Monday 17 July, 2023
Major Awards Application Deadline
QRW Updates: