Protein Australia


2 to 4 July  
Brisbane, Australia


Protein Australia 2023

From 2-4 July 2023 we invite you to engage with scientists from academia, industry and government who are contributing to the development of protein science and protein technology.

Protein Australia will highlight recent advances in protein research, protein engineering and production for structural and functional studies, and include a special focus on translation of protein-based bioproducts. 

The themes include protein engineering and production, protein quality and characterisation, and bioprocess innovation for biomanufacturing.

Registrations are open now via the 'register' button below. To view highlights from Protein Australia 2019, click here


Join us in Brisbane 

Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

Join us in Brisbane for 3 days of cutting-edge programming. Conference registration includes:

  • Keynote speakers from Australia and around the world
  • Scientific trade exhibition
  • Expert panel discussions
  • Student talk and poster competitions
  • Social networking events 
  • Protein production workshop

Speaker Introduction

Daniel G. Bracewell

Professor of Bioprocess Analysis
University College London

Keith Chappell

Group Leader
The University of Queensland

David Craik

Director, Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Innovations in Peptide and Protein Science
The University of Queensland

Iris Depaz

Country Medical Lead & Head of Medical Vaccines, ANZ

Pie Huda

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
The University of Queensland

Rajiv Khanna

Distinguished Scientist and Coordinator, QIMR CIVD. Group Leader, Tumour Immunology
QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute

Sierin Lim

Associate Professor of Bioengineering
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Stephen Mahler

Global Chief - Science and Technology
Aegros Group

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Comming soon


Tim Mercer

Director, BASE Facility
The University of Queensland

Trent Munro

Senior Vice President, Therapeutics
Microba Life Sciences 

Catherine Owczarek

Director, Recombinant Protein Expression Group
CSL Limited

Thomas Pillow

Distinguished Scientist (Chemistry), Discovery Chemistry

Tony Vuocolo

Scientist, Project Leader - Flystrike Vaccine & Parasite Glycomics and Novel Vaccines

Charlotte C. Williams

Principal Research Scientist and Group Leader



Postgraduate research students will share their research
Workshop on the different stages of recombinant protein production
Accommodation options and travel information

Dates and venue

2 - 4 July 2023

Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

Corner Merivale and Glenelg Streets

South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia



“Protein Australia 2019 was an outstanding experience..."

"I'd like to thank you and the PEF team for putting together a stunning conference...."

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