2023 AACBS Annual Scientific & General Meeting will be held on 12 November 2023 at Club Central Hurstville. 

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Research Leaders

Our research leaders are esteemed senior scientists across the nation, listed in alphabetical order. We encourage you to reach out to them for potential opportunities pertaining to research collaborations, Honours, Masters and PhD studies, visiting scholar programs as well as RA and postdoc positions. 


A/Prof Arnold Lining Ju

Head, Mechanobiology and Biomechanics Laboratory

Snow Fellow

Heart Foundation Future Leader Fellow

School of Biomedical Engineering, University of Sydney

Research keywords: biomechaniscs, biomaterials, cardiovascular disease, mechanomedicine




A/Prof Belamy Bing Cheung

Manager - Molecular Carcinogenesis Program

Children’s Cancer Institute

Lowy Cancer Research Centre, University of NSW

Research keywords: childhood cancer, neuroblastoma, leukemia, chemotherapy



Dr Bin Wang

Senior Research Fellow, Senior Lecturer

St Vincent's Hospital

University of New South Wales

Research keywords: virology, precision medicine, immunology


Professor Chao Deng, PhD

Head, Antipsychotic Research Laboratory

Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute

University of Wollongong

Research keywords: schizophrenia, neurodegeneration, anti-psychotic drugs




Associate Professor Qihan Dong 

School of Science and Health

The University of Western Sydney


Professor Xu-Feng Huang

MD, PhD &DSc, School of Medicine,

Deputy Executive Director (Science),

Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute

University of Wollongong


Associate Professor Yue Huang

Neuroscience Research Australia

Faculty of Medicine, The University of New South Wales



Professor Yong Li

Head of Cancer Research Program at St George Hospital

Conjoint Professor,

St George and Sutherland Clinical School,

Faculty of Medicine & Health, UNSW Sydney






Dr Yiping Wang

Senior Research Fellow, Group leader

The Centre for Transplantation and Renal Research (CTRR), Westmead Millennium Institute (WMI).

The University of Sydney at Westmead  Hospital, Westmead NSW 2145




Associate Professor Bing Yu 

Department of Medical Genomics, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital,

Sydney Medical School (Central), the University of Sydney



Professor Hongyuan (Robert) Yang

Professor & NHMRC Senior Research Fellow (2014-2018)

The University of NSW.


Professor Xu-Dong Zhang

Senior Research Fellow of NHMRC

Professor and the head of the Melanoma Research Laboratory of the University of Newcastle

Co-director of the Priority Research Center for Cancer Research of the University of Newcastle (UoN)

Deputy director of the Cancer Research Program of the Hunter Medical Research Institute



Associate Professor Xin-Ming Chen

Sydney Medical School

The University of Sydney
















Associate Professor Yan-Chuan Shi

Group Leader, Neuroendocrinology Group

Eating Disorder Research Lab

Garvan Institute of Medical Research





Dr Yanfei (Jacob) Qi

Head, Lipid Cell Biology Laboratory

Associate Faculty, Centenary Institute of Cancer Medicine and Cell Biology

The University of Sydney