Telethon Kids Institute Conference Award Winner 2017

Dr Shelley Gorman, Telethon Kids Institute 

Shelley is a Research Project Leader and Senior Research Fellow at the Telethon Kids Institute with interest and expertise in understanding how sunlight modulates metabolic and immune processes. She is currently the Vice-President of the Molecular and Experimental Pathology Society of Australasia (MEPSA). Shelley will use the funding to attend the International Congress on Photobiology (ICP) to be held in 2018 in Canada. The ICP brings together researchers interested in learning more about the effects of Sunlight on biological and chemical processes in humans, plants and the environment as well as harnessing sunlight for technological advancement. With joint research links of MEPSA and the Australian Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB), Shelley and the MESPA executive will explore the a joint bid for this conference to be held in Perth.

Telethon Kids Institute Aspire Winner 2017