Student grants

The Genetics Society of Australasia is pleased to announce the 2021 Student Research Grant scheme in support of the GSA postgraduate student community.

We have partnered with Illumina and the Ramaciotti Centre for Genomics to provide an exciting prize including an Illumina NovaSeq 6000 S1 Flowcell and library construction (for up to: 24 WGS samples or 16 total RNAseq samples or 24 mRNAseq samples). This year’s award is valued at over $15,000!

To enter, please fill out the 2021 application form and email the completed form to GSA@asnevents.net.au with the subject heading “Illumina NovaSeq Mini Grant”.

Completed applications should be emailed to GSA@asnevents.net.au by 5pm AEST on 1st December 2021.

Eligibility

Applicants must be a current member of GSA and must be enrolled in a postgraduate degree at an institution in the Australasian region. Further terms and conditions are noted on the application form.

Past Recipients

2020

Ramaciotti Centre for Genomics Illumina Award: Ruby Oberin (Hudson Institute / Monash University)
Point of Care Diagnostics Award: Megan Iminitoff (Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research)

2019

Ramaciotti Centre for Genomics Illumina Award: Johanna Jones (University of Tasmania)
Point of Care Diagnostics Award: Andrew Baldi (Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research)
Brightside Scientific Award: Laura Cook (University of Melbourne)

GSA thanks the following companies for their generous support and sponsorship of these grants: