Research Symposium

We are excited to invite you to join us for our second ARC CCeMMP Research Symposium in 2022!


The Centre and scientific community will showcase their research in the field. This will be an opportunity to create new collaborations, network with others in the field and to share ideas and future directions.


This symposium will be held in Melbourne and will be an in-person only event. We welcome all researchers, partners, students and the scientific community to participate in the activities and to engage with the latest progress in this area of research. We have two international keynote speakers attending and delivering presentations.


More information and details will be updated on this page in the upcoming weeks. Stay tuned!

Symposium details

Date: Thursday 1st September 2022

Format: In-person only, Bio21 Molecular Science and Biotechnology Institute. 
Start time: 10:00am AEST
End time: 5:00pm AEST
Networking: 5:00pm – 6:30pm AEST 

Cost: Free, attendees must be registered.
Registration: Please confirm your in-person attendance below by 5:00pm AEST on Monday 22nd August 2022.


In line with University policies, all attendees must be fully vaccinated and present proof upon entry.

This is a fully catered event. 


The Centre is awarding prizes in two categories.


Thermo Fisher Scientific Poster Prize

A prize for best poster will be selected by a judging committee. The prize will be a certificate of recognition, $250 AUD and a 3D printed model of choice. All posters will be considered unless registrants opt out before presentation. 


Most Popular Oral Presentation

A prize will be awarded to the speaker with the most popular oral presentation as voted by the audience. The prize will be a certificate of recognition, a 3D printed model of choice and 2D print of choice. All oral presentations will automatically be considered for this award.

Abstract submission

We invite researchers and students to submit abstracts for poster and oral presentations to share their research with the community.


Poster Presentation Guidelines

  • All authors submitting abstracts will be required to present a poster. Do not submit an abstract if you do not want to present a poster.

  • Posters must be presented in portrait orientation and must not exceed A0 (841x1189mm). Be mindful not to use large blocks of text and to use bullet points where possible.

Oral Presentation Instructions

  • Please indicate if you would like to be considered for an oral presentation. Abstracts will be reviewed by a selection panel and the speakers selected for an oral presentation will be contacted with further details regarding submission.
  • Oral presentations will be 20 minutes with 10 minutes of questions.
  • Important: All authors submitting abstracts will be required to present a poster, even if they are not selected for an oral presentation.


Abstract Guidelines (please read before submitting)

To present a poster and/or be considered for an oral presentation, please adhere to the following guidelines when submitting an abstract:

  • The submitted abstract should be relevant to the field of research i.e. membrane proteins, cryo-EM work or cryo-EM of membrane proteins.
  • Abstracts will be up to one A4 page in length, including any figures, photos or graphs.
  • Page margins should be a minimum of 2.0 cm.
  • A minimum font size of 12 point in Times New Roman.
  • Abstract title should be in bold font.
  • Authors should be listed and italicised.
  • Address line should be included below the authors names with a space in between author names and address.
  • All abstracts must be submitted and presented in English.
  • Authors should indicate whether they would like to be considered for an oral presentation in the submission form. The selection panel reserves the right to decide which abstracts will be presented in oral form.
  • Submission deadline for abstracts is Monday 15th August 2022 at 9:00am AEST.
  • Upon abstract submission, you will receive an email notifying you of your successful submission. If you have any issues with submission or need to make any corrections to an already submitted abstract (only accepted before the deadline), please email
  • If you have been selected for an oral presentation, you will be notified by August 16th.


Abstract extension

The submission deadline has been extended from Friday 5th August 2022 at 11:55pm AEST to Monday 15th August 2022 at 9:00am AEST. Please submit your abstracts using the link below.