Deep Learning in Medical Biology Symposium

Deep Learning in Medical Biology Symposium

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Learn about the latest methods being used to address today’s fundamental biomedical questions by using state-of-the art deep learning networks. 

DLiMB logoDeep Learning in Medical Biology (DLiMB) Symposium

Date: 29 October 2020 

Time: 8am-4pm Melbourne time (GMT+10) 

Venue: Online – Teams Live 

Registration: Free – RSVP essential  



Keynote speakers 

  • Dr Anna Kreshuk
    Group Leader at European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Heidelberg, Germany 
  • Dr Shantanu Singh
    Senior Group Leader in the Carpenter Lab at the Broad Institute, Massachusetts, USA 

Call for abstracts 

The DLiMB Symposium organising committee invites abstract submissions for oral presentations at the DLiMB Symposium to be held online on 29 October 2020 in Melbourne, Australia and hosted by The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research. 

Submissions should contain new, previously unpublished material.

All abstracts are to be submitted electronically here in English for review before August 31.

Authors should ensure the following criteria are met in their submission: 

  • The topic is relevant to the theme (deep learning applications in medical biology) 
  • The subject matter is inventive, original and new

We invite local and international submissions. If your abstract is accepted you will be given the opportunity to select a preferred time of presentation that aligns with Melbourne local time, Australian Daylight Time (AEDT). The DLiMB organising committee will do their best to accommodate your preferences.

Oral presentations will be allocated 15 minutes for the presentation and 5 minutes for questions. Submitting authors will be notified via e-mail whether their abstract was accepted. 

We encourage you to think of the best way to engage the audience, sharing your experience and generating ideas for exploration and learning. 

Submission guidelines 

Please prepare the following information: 

  • Authors and co-authors details: full name, affiliations 
  • Abstract title (25 words max) 
  • Abstract text (300 words max) 

The abstract should clearly state: 

  • The background of the work 
  • Methods 
  • Results 
  • Conclusion 

Terms and conditions 

The organising committee reserves the right to accept or refuse any proposal. 


Diversity and Inclusion 

The symposium will be an inclusive environment where diverse voices are heard and respected. We aim to: 

  • Achieve gender parity in speakers and symposium chairs 
  • Foster a spirit of inclusiveness for all symposium attendees 
  • Encourage participation from under-represented groups, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples 
  • Create a space where everyone can be their authentic selves, including those from the LGBTIQA+ community 


Organising committee members 


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