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Category: Travel Story

These stories highlight the travel experiences of our emerging researchers and demonstrate the benefit received by traveling for career progression.

Travel Story: Holly Groome

Holly Groome from the Robinson Research Institute travelled to Cambridge, UK to attend a Lab Visit with Dr Amanda Sferuzzi-Perri’s team and also to Paris, France to attend the Society for Reproductive Investigation conference where she presented on “Macrophage regulation of decidual vascular remodelling is crucial for pregnancy success in mice”. This is what Holly […]

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Travel Story: Qianhui Wan

Qianhui Wan from the Robinson Research Institute travelled to Lorne, Victoria in February to attend The 40th Annual Lorne Genome Conference and workshops . Qianhui’s presentation was on “Changes in placental DNA methylation across early human pregnancy” and this is what she had to say about her experience. What was a highlight of the travel? Meeting […]

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Travel Story: Amy Garrett

Amy Garrett from the Robinson Research Institute travelled to Sydney in July to attend and give a poster and presentation at the Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD) Conference and also attended a full-day workshop on “The Adolescent Window: DOHaD Interventions that engage adolescents of transgenerational change”. Amy’s oral poster presentation was on “Sex […]

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Travel Story: Bihong Zhang

Bihong Zhang from the Robinson Research Institute travelled to China in June to visit to Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, and attend the American Society for Reproductive Immunology Conference in Shanghai. Bihong presented on “miR-155 is required for functionally competent regulatory T cells”. This is what Bihong had to say about her experience. What was a highlight […]

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Travel Story: Melanie Smith

Melanie Smith from the Robinson Research Institute travelled to Brisbane in July to attend the Winter School in Mathematical and Computational Biology. This is what Melanie had to say about her experience. What was a highlight of the travel? The UofA is the only university I have any experience in. Spending time at another Australian […]

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Travel Story: Rui Wang

Dr Rui Wang from the Robinson Research Institute travelled to The Netherlands and Spain in June and July to attend the The 34th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology, and a course on individual participant data meta-analysis. Whilst in The Netherlands, Rui presented on Interventions for unexplained infertility: a systematic review […]

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Travel Story: Qianhui Wan

Qianhui Wan from the Robinson Research Institute travelled to Brisbane in July to attend the Winter School in Mathematical & Computational Biology. This is what Qianhui had to say about her experience. What was a highlight of the travel? The highlight of the travel was learning about the up-to-date methods and ideas about bioinformatics analysis, […]

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Travel Story: Ella Green

Ella Green from the Robinson Research Institute travelled to Woods Hole, Massachusetts in the USA from April – June to attend the Frontiers in Reproduction (FIR) advanced training course and symposium. This is what Ella had to say about her experience in the USA. What was a highlight of the travel? There were too many […]

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Travel Story: Zohra Lassi

Zohra Lassi from the Robinson Research Institute visited A/Prof Thomas Debray at Cochrane Netherlands and attended a course on “Individual Participant Data – Meta Analysis (IPD-MA)” with the team of statisticians and methodologists from the Utrecht University in the Netherlands in June and July, 2018. This is what Zohra had to say about her experience in the […]

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Travel Story: Ruby Dawson

Ruby Dawson from the Robinson Research Institute attended the Gordon Research Conference – Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology in Hong Kong and met with Christopher Walsh from Harvard Medical School in July, 2018. Ruby presented her work, Investigation of a second-hit mechanism for GATOR1-related focal epilepsy. This is what Ruby had to say about her experience in Hong […]

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