Careers in Computational Biology Workshop – 17th September


The Computational Biology Research Initiative (CBRI) would like to invite you to participate in the Careers in Computational Biology Workshop to be held on Monday 17th September, 11am-2pm.

The workshop will be divided into two parts:

1. A career advice session with guest presenters from across the Parkville precinct with experience working in industry, government and academia; and

2. A CV feedback session, where workshop participants will have an opportunity to receive personalised feedback on their own brief CV from our guest presenters and peers in small group discussions.

Participants are asked to bring along:
– their own 1-2 page CV
– their own cup / mug: plastic cups will not be supplied during lunch


11:00-11.20am: Registration, welcome & introduction

11:20-11:40am: Roslyn Hickson (School of Maths & Stats, UoM; previously @ IBM Research)

11:40-12:00pm: Richard Bradhurst (Centre of Excellence for Biosecurity Risk Analysis, School of BioSciences, UoM)

12:00-12:20pm: Lavinia Gordon (Centre for Cancer Research, UoM; previously @ AGRF)

12:20-12:40pm: Monther Alhamdoosh  (CSL Limted; Honarary Bio21 Institute)

12:40-1:00pm: Working lunch with Q&A

1:00-1:30pm: Session #1 CV feedback small group discussion

1:30-2:00pm: Session #2 CV feedback small group discussion

There will be opportunity to move tables during the small group discussion to get an opportunity to receive feedback from multiple presenters.

Why should you attend?

1. Opportunity to receive personalised feedback on your CV

2. Hear about different career paths and perspectives both within and outside academia

3. Identify transferable and technical skills of value to potential employers or funders

4. Build networks across Parkville, which may lead to future grant, fellowship or job applications

RSVP is essential as places are limited:

Kind regards,
Andrew Siebel, Rebecca Chisholm & Lachlan McIntosh
CBRI EMCR Steering Group



Andrew Siebel | Research Manager

Melbourne Integrative Genomics

School of BioSciences/School of Maths & Stats | Faculty of Science | @MelbIntGen

Academic Convenor

Computational Biology Research Initiative

Assistant Dean, Diversity & Inclusion, Faculty of Science

Athena SWAN SAT member

Inclusive thinking, embracing diversity & making Science inclusive

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