Congratulations to Recipients of TCRN Conference & Professional Development Grants

10 July 2017

Congratulations to the TCRN members who have been successful in the latest funding; Round 2, 2017 of the Conference & Professional Development ("PD") Grants!

Three Professional Development Grants and four Conference Grants are awarded this year.

The TCRN Conference & PD Grants are designed to encourage TCRN members to acquire new knowledge and to share this with the broader TCRN community.

Successful applicants for Conference & PD Grants in 2017:


TCRN member  group

Grant Round




Alex Macmillan

Lowy Cancer Research Centre

Professional Development - International

Single Molecule Workshop

Berlin, Germany

13-16 September 2017

Anusha Hettiaratchi

Lowy Cancer Research Centre

Professional Development - national

Australasian Biospecimen Network Association (ABNA) Annual Conference

Brisbane, QLD

12- 13 October 2017

Cynthia Shaw

Border Medical Oncology Research Unit

Professional Development - national

19th Annual Scientific Meeting Australasian Gastro-Intestinal Trial Groups


4-6 October 2017

Mariana de Souza e Sousa

Lowy Cancer Research Centre

National Conference

ASPOG 43rd Annual Scientific Meeting 2017

Brisbane, QLD

3 - 5 August 2017

Philp Haywood

University of Technology, Sydney

International Conference

Boston 2017 Conference, International Health Economics Association

Boston, USA

7 - 11 July 2017

Eileen McGowan

University of Technology, Sydney

International Conference

The National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Cancer Conference

Liverpool, England

5 -8 November 2017

Frances Byrne


International Conference

Immunometabolism and Chronic Diseases Conference


13-16 August 2017