Bio-informed Advanced Materials

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Bio-informed Advanced Materials
A workshop to build inter-disciplinary connections within Australia

Advanced, multi-functional materials informed by an in-depth understanding of biological systems

This by invitation event is an in-person, fully catered workshop sponsored by the University of Melbourne Hallmark Research Initiative in BioInspiration.

The two-day workshop will include brief pitches or talks by participants, focused workshop activities and a panel discussion.


  • To cultivate inter-disciplinary connections among Australasian researchers with a shared interest in bio-informed advanced materials and to identify research opportunities and potential for collaborative initiatives

Our keynote speakers research at the interface of biology, materials science and beyond

Gerd Schroder-Turk
Expertise: materials geometry, self-assembly in biological systems.

Gregory Watson
Expertise: nano/micro-structured biological surfaces and their technological applications.

9 and 10 June 2022
The University of Melbourne

Nominal cost of $100, includes all catering. Please register here