The EASTBIO Symposium 2019, 'To Biology and Beyond!' with a focus on Bioscience research was held at the University of Dundee, Dalhousie Building, on 13-14 June 2019. The event was attended by all three current student cohorts and their supervisors, the EASTBIO Management and Advisory Board, and selected guest speakers.
The programme was organised by student reps from the second and first year of their PhD studies, with the support and guidance of the host partner institution and the EASTBIO administrative team. The EMG extends warmest thanks to Anneli, Fiona, Meg, Gemma, Courtney as well as Ana, Cameron, Margarita, Amy, Alysha, Liat, Sam and Becky for all their work to deliver another successul EASTBIO Symposium!
Tweets about the Symposium at: #eastbio19
Symposium Booklet (click on the poster, above - please note, a hard copy was handed out to Symposium delegates)
Accommodation is booked for all confirmed delegates (students, supervisors and guest speakers) at the West Park Conference Centre and the Best Western Invercarse Hotel. The Symposium dinner and Ceilidh dance will be held at the Best Western Queens Hotel in Dundee - Ceilidh by Norman's Law.
Prizes were awarded to...
Best poster (optional, third-years):
for research, to Scott Dillon
for PIPS, to Charlotte Repton
Best Thematic talks (all cohorts):
Session 1 - Genetic Processes and Proteins
First year: Neil Thomson
Second year: Ben Craske
Session 2 - Environmental Biology and Ecology
First year: Robert Potts
Second year: Beth Moore
Third year: Luke Woodford
Session 3 - Health and Nutrition
First year: Anneli Lofstedt
Second year: Maggie Hicks
Session 4 - Fundamental meets Synthetic Biology
First year: Kiani Jeacock
Second year: Rebecca Smith
Session 5 - Body, Brain and Behaviour (General)
First year: Aaron Allonso Torrens
Second year: Fiona Ramage
Third year: Kerry Leslie
Session 5 - Body, Brain and Behaviour (Cognitive)
First year: Matt Colligan
Second year: Courtney Aitken
Congratulations to all!