Wednesday 26 August 2015 2:28pm
The Sir John Walsh Research Institute and the Local Organising Committee of IADR ANZ 2015 would like to thank all those who attended the 55th Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Association for Dental Research Australia and New Zealand Division this August in Dunedin, New Zealand. The meeting was a great success with over 180 delegates attending from more than a dozen countries.
The Dunedin Public Art Gallery, site of the 55th Annual Scientific Meeting of the IADR ANZ Division.
Prof John Broughton (left) and Prof Paul Brunton (right) of the University of Otago's Faculty of Dentistry officially open IADR ANZ 2015.
Colgate Eminent Lecturer, Prof Benjamin Wu of UCLA.
Prof Wu's keynote presentation was on using biomimetic strategies as novel methods of tissue regeneration.
Monday lunch and poster session.
Colgate Welcome Reception, Monday evening, in the Donaghy Foyer of DPAG.
Keynote presenter Prof Svante Twetman, University of Copenhagen.
Toitu Otago Settlers Museum, site of the Conference Dinner.
IADR ANZ 2015 Conference Dinner.
Prof Mauro Farella, winner of the Alan Docking Award, presented by outgoing IADR ANZ President Prof Camile Farah.
Prof Paul Brunton, Dean of the University of Otago's Faculty of Dentistry, accepting Dr Jonathan Broadbent's IADR ANZ Division Investigator Award in Preventive and Community Dentistry.
Dr Stephen Hamlet of Griffith University was presented with the IADR ANZ Division Oral Biology Award.
University of Otago BDS student Danyon Graham won the Colgate Poster Competition Junior Category.
Runner-up in the Colgate Junior Poster Competition was Victor Butnejski of the University of Adelaide.
The University of Melbourne's Jessica Cecil won the Senior category of the Colgate Poster Competition. She and Danyon will be supported by Colgate to attend the IADR General Session meeting in Seoul, June 2016 and compete in the Hatton Poster Competition.
Chakrabhavi Gundurao Dileep Sharma of Griffith University was runner-up in the Colgate Senior Poster Competition. He and Victor will be supported by the Division to attend the 2016 IADR General Session in Seoul.
Prof Karl Lyons, Chair of the Local Organising Committee, at the closing ceremony for IADR ANZ 2015.
Outgoing IADR ANZ President Prof Camile Farah hands over to new president Prof Linda Slack-Smith of the University of Western Australia.
More images from IADR ANZ 2015 (SJWRI Facebook album)