SHMRC2016: Judge Announcement 6#

SHMRC2016: Judge Announcement 6#

We are proud to announce our final judge for the event: Professor George Yeoh!

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Professor George Yeoh received his PhD in Biochmistry from UWA in 1972. Shortly after, he was awarded the CJ Martin Overseas Research Fellow (NHMRC) and studied at the Univeristy of Pennsylvania USA and the Beatson Institute for Cancer Research, Glasgow, Scotland. He filled many roles as Visiting Scientist at a number of prestigious universities in the USA and in Europe. Following his return to Australia, he was successful in obtaining an NHMRC Fellowship and achieved successive renewals to the level of Principal Research Fellow.

He is currently the Associate Dean of Research in the UWA Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, as well as a Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Professor Yeoh is the Head of the Liver Disease and Carcinogenesis Laboratory of the Centre for Medical Research at The Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, and was appointed by UWA as its representative on the Board and brings his knowledge of stem cell biology and tissue repair to the Institute

In other news, RSVP to the 10th SHMRC at https://www.facebook.com/events/1769609993296813/ and indulge in quality research presentations from your fellow peers (and not to mention refreshments from Crown Perth)!