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.
The ACDS is pleased to offer two $700 Professional Development Awards for students and postdocs, thanks to sponsorship from the WEHI.
These awards, offered on a competitive basis, are designed to aid the training, collaboration or development of ACDS members.
For more information, to apply and key dates, download the application form below when available.
Applications for 2021 are currently closed and will re open in 2022.
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