Speakers Bio

Panelist: Associate Professor Gyorgy Hutvagner
, Faculty of Engineering and IT, University of Technology Sydney, Australia.

Speaker Bio: Associate Professor Gyorgy Hutvagner, Head of School of Biomedical Engineering, University of Technology Sydney. Dr Gyorgy Hutvagner obtained his MSc from Biotechnology and PhD from Biology in Hungary. He has completed his postdoctoral training in The Netherlands (Plant Research International, Wageningen, 1999-2001) and in the U.S. (University of Massachusetts, Medical School, 2001-2005) winning several national and international short-term and long term fellowships. He established his own research group in 2005 in Dundee with the support of the Wellcome Trust Career Development Fellowship and the European Framework 6 grant SIROCCO. He moved to the UTS in 2011 and accepted a position at the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology. In 2011 he was awarded with the prestigious ARC Future Fellowship.