In 2022, the ACDS is thrilled to offer 2x $700 Professional Development Awards for students and postdocs, and 1x International Travel Award valued up to $1500 for late stage PhD students, or E/MCRs!
These awards are offered on a competitive basis designed to aid the training, collaboration or development of ACDS members.
Applications are currently currently under consideration. Winners will be announced shortly.
The ACDS thanks our sponsors for funding these awards.
Files coming soon.
Elizabeth is a PhD student at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, working with Prof. Andreas Strasser. Her research focuses on TP53, a tumour suppressor protein, with the aim to understand how cancer cells respond to chemotherapeutic drugs. Elizabeth has already published 7 papers, frequently contributes to outreach activities and was awarded a PhD scholarship by the Leukemia Foundation.
Dr Baxter is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the La Trobe Institute for Molecular Science working with A/Prof Ivan Poon. Using models of inflammation and cardiovascular disease, her research focuses on fragments generated from dying cells known as apoptotic bodies. Dr Baxter has published 25+ papers and received many awards including the ASBMB Fred Collins Award and a NHMCR Peter Doherty Fellowship.