Winter School Registration

Online registration: CLOSED

Early bird: From now to mid-night of Wednesday 15 June 2016 **now extended to 8:00 a.m. Thursday 16 June 2016**

Normal registration: Thursday 16 June to Sunday 26 June 2016

Online registration close: Mid-night of Sunday 26 June 2016 **now extended to 29 June 2016 **

Registration Fee

Registration fee in Australian dollars (inclusive of 10% GST) includes morning tea, lunch, and afternoon tea, except Wednesday, only morning tea; and Friday, morning tea and lunch will be served.

Early bird registration (From now to Wednesday 15 June 2016)

Student Reg Fee 10% GST Total
Monday 53.00 5.30 58.30
Tuesday 53.00 5.30 58.30
Wednesday 24.36 2.44 26.80
Thursday 53.00 5.30 58.30
Friday 53.00 5.30 58.30
Total 236.36 23.64 260.00
Monday evening – Social BBQ 27.27 2.73 30.00
Other Reg Fee 10% GST Total
Monday 74.50 7.45 81.95
Tuesday 74.50 7.45 81.95
Wednesday 38.36 3.84 42.20
Thursday 74.50 7.45 81.95
Friday 74.50 7.45 81.95
Total 336.36 33.64 370.00
Monday evening – Social BBQ 27.27 2.73 30.00

Normal registration (Thursday 16 June to Sunday 26 June 2016)

Student Reg Fee 10% GST Total
Monday 63.00 6.30 69.30
Tuesday 63.00 6.30 69.30
Wednesday 34.36 3.44 37.80
Thursday 63.00 6.30 69.30
Friday 63.00 6.30 69.30
Total 286.36 28.64 315.00
Monday evening – Social BBQ 27.27 2.73 30.00
Other Reg Fee 10% GST Total
Monday 94.50 9.45 103.95
Tuesday 94.50 9.45 103.95
Wednesday 58.36 5.84 64.20
Thursday 94.50 9.45 103.95
Friday 94.50 9.45 103.95
Total 436.36 43.64 480.00
Monday evening – Social BBQ 27.27 2.73 30.00


Registration page

Complete all mandatory fields (particularly those has * symbol) of your details and the registration type as a Student or Other. You have the option to register any specific particular day(s) that you wish to attend or simply a full 5-days of the Winter School. Then press “Proceed to Payment”.

Payment Method

There are three payment methods, either (1) paid by credit card immediately or, (2) pay later via BPAY, EFT, cheque (by mail), or (3) in person at The University of Queensland, St Lucia campus cashier (Level 3, JD Story Building #61).

When choosing to pay later, you will have to complete some details required to generate a Proforma Invoice (i.e. either the invoice is to be addressed to you yourself or to your institution/organisation). Please note that a validity date will be shown in the Proforma Invoice.

For early bird registration, the proforma invoice would be valid to 15 June 2016 (end of early bird registration). For normal registration from 16 June, the proforma invoice would be valid to 26 June 2016 (online registration closes).

Should payment is not made by the specified validity date, your registration and the Proforma Invoice would be null and void. You will have to register again.

The Proforma Invoice will be a tax invoice for GST when you make a payment.

If you have any questions regarding the registration, please email your queries to Winter School Coordinator Ms Lanna Wong (


IMB (Institute for Molecular Bioscience) tour offers an opportunity for you to explore IMB’s laboratories, see their scientific researchers in action and hear about the global impact of IMB’s local research.

The tour is free to registrants. There will be two (2) tours and each is limited to 50 attendees. The first tour will take place on Wednesday 6 July 2016 immediately after the program finishes at 12:30 p.m. and the second tour at 1:00 p.m. Please register your interest by sending an email to Winter School Coordinator Ms Lanna Wong ( with your preference of the tour at 12:30 p.m. or 1:00 p.m.

SPECIAL WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON WORKSHOP – Genomics Virtual Laboratory ** Full. No more places left. **
(This workshop is limited to 36 attendees only and is intended for bench scientists, and no previous informatics experience is needed.)

To register to attend this workshop, attendee has to:
(1) First, register via the Winter School web site for all five days of the Winter School (i.e. complete the online registration process with confirmed registration payment receipt).
(2) Next, send an email to Winter School Coordinator Ms Lanna Wong ( with the Subject “Request to attend special Wednesday afternoon workshop” attaching a copy of the confirmed registration payment receipt.

What is required before attending the workshop?

Download Galaxy Workshop Information Sheet


This year Winter School also associates with a Software Carpentry with R Bootcamp. The Bootcamp is hosted by Brisbane Software Carpentry. The bootcamp will run on Monday and Tuesday (11 – 12 July 2016) independently after the Winter School at St Leo’s College, College Road, St Lucia. Topics covered will include R , Unix shell and Git version control. Please visit the Software Carpentry with R Bootcamp’s website for more information and registration.