QMB 2023
QMB 2023

QMB 2023

29-30 August 2023

Rydges and QT Hotel, Queenstown

Convenors: Dr Sarah Diermeier (University of Otago) and A/Prof Jaydee Cabral (University of Otago)

The 33rd Annual Queenstown Molecular Biology Meeting (QMB) will focus on Nanotechnology – Applications in Health, Agriculture and beyond.

QMB 2023 aims to highlight the latest advances in nanotechnology applications in Human and Animal Health as well as Agriculture in Aotearoa. The three key focus areas for QMB 2023 are Bioengineering, Nanomedicine and Plant Biotechnology. The high-profile national and international speaker line-up brings a diverse set of backgrounds including engineering, medicine, chemistry, and biology

Confirmed Speakers:

Dame Prof Margaret Brimble

Prof Rob Martienssen, CSHL, USA

A/Prof Rakesh Veedu, Murdoch/Syngenis, Australia

Dr Nasim Amiralian, University of Queensland, Australia

Dr Megan Leask, University of Alamaba, USA

Prof Poul Nielsen, University of Auckland

Prof Geoff Chase, University of Canterbury

A/P Azam Ali, University of Otago

Dr Grant Smith, Plant & Food

Dr Daniel Pletzer, University of Otago

Dr Karyn Maclennan, University of Otago

Dr Natasha Evans, Callaghan Innovation



Two PeerJ awards will be available at QMB for the best student and postdoc/ECR presentation. Winners will be entitled to a free publication in any PeerJ journal (subject to peer review) and an interview featured on the PeerJ blog site 

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Key Dates:
Monday 17 July, 2023
QRW Earlybird Registration Deadline
Friday 7 July, 2023
QRW Abstract Submission Deadline
Monday 24 July, 2023
AWCBR Early Bird Registration.
Friday 7 July, 2023
AWCBR Abstract Submission Deadline
Monday 31 July, 2023
ASCEPT Early Bird Deadline
Monday 17 July, 2023
Major Awards Application Deadline
QRW Updates: