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2018 Executive Committee

We would like to introduce the 2018 HGQ Executive Committee to HGQ Members - President: Jerres Alcober; Secretary: Amanda Marsden; Treasurer: Mark Bromley; Committee Members: Kellie Vukovic; Chris Cazier; Arin Chandra; Melissa Hillas; Greg Bowlay; Toyah Crampton; Lloyd Blundell; Brett Harrison; Jessica Unwin

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The HGQ membership entitles members to regular updates, the Tissue Paper, Dinner & beverages included at AGM. Membership is open to all interested parties and is FREE. Click the link below to become a HGQ member:

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Official Website Sponsors

Official Website Sponsors

We are proud to announce Leica Biosystems as a 2018 Platinum Sponsor of the official HGQ website. The HGQ look forward to working with all supportive businesses this year.

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Scientific Meeting – WED 16th SEP

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Please joint us at the combined Australian Institute of Medical Scientists (AIMS) & HGQ scientific meeting to be held at The Pineapple Hotel @ Woolloongabba on Wed 16th Sep from 6:30pm. There will be presentations on “Lymphomas” from our guest speakers – Dr Joel Collins – Haematology & Dr Linda Shen – Anatomical Pathology. Dinner & beverages will also be included with the joint event. RSVP to this meeting now via the “Events” link on the HGQ website to secure your seat. Please click on the official flyer for more details: HGQ AIMS SEP 2015 Flyer

Volunteers Required – University of Queensland

UQ logo UQ is seeking volunteers from Histology Labs to participate on a research project investigating hearing problems caused by chemical exposure and the safe levels of exposure to maintain healthy hearing in the workplace. To participate in the study, please contact Laura Sheridan – e: l.sheridan@uq.edu.au – t: (07) 3346 7489. Please click on the following link to download participant & project information (pdf) – UQ Research – Participant Information

Become a HGQ sponsor

Would your company like to support the Histotechnology Group of Queensland? Updated sponsorship package options are now available. Go to “Become a HGQ Sponsor” on the top menu of the website for more information on this unique opportunity.

RCPA Macroscopic Cut-up Manual – New Release

RCPA logoRCPA Macroscopic Cut-up Manual – New release

The Anatomical Pathology Macroscopic Cut-Up Manual has been updated with the addition of haematolymphoid, soft tissue and bone, head and neck specimen protocols. New videos have been included demonstrating breast wide local excision, sentinel lymph node and skin lesion cut-up. The website is available publicly on the RCPA website via this link: www.rcpa.edu.au/Library/Practising-Pathology/Macroscopic-Cut-Up . (more…)

Travel Bursary – Professional Development

Metagene-LogoThe Histotechnology Group of Queensland is proud to announce that a Travel Bursary (to the value of $500, two on offer) offered by MetaGene is available for scientific members for on-going education (conference or seminar). To find out more information on this opportunity including application details and terms & conditions, please contact the group via admin@hgq.org.au