Category Archives: Conferences

Winner of the 2016 Herbert Tabor Young Investigator Award

Thomas R. Cox, Nov 2016

Herbert Tabor Young Investigator Award

It is an absolute honour to announce that I was awarded the Journal of Biological Chemistry (JBC) Herbert Tabor Young Investigator Award at the 2016 Matrix Biology Society of Australia and New Zealand (MBSANZ) conference.

The JBC Herbert Tabor Young Investigator Awards are meant to honour Dr. Tabor’s invaluable contributions to the journal and to science as a whole. The awards recognise the innovators and achievers in new generations of researchers who exemplify his values of creativity and scientific excellence. Continue reading

Invited speaker at 8th Garvan Signalling Symposium 2016

Thomas R. Cox, Oct 2016

I’m delighted to have been invited to speak at the upcoming 8th Garvan Signalling Symposium being held at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research in Sydney, Australia from 31st October – 1st November.

This is a short two day international symposium focusing on many different aspects of signalling across a wide range of tissues and organisms in both health and disease.


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MRS 16th Biennial Congress in Chengdu Makes National News!

Thomas R. Cox, Oct 2016

I recently attended the MRS 16th Biennial Meeting in China Chengdu, which was a fantastic conference and brought together some of the best cancer metastasis researchers in the world to discuss current and future work in the field.

The  congress, co-organized by Qinghua Zhou of the Chinese Tumor Metastasis Society and Yibin Kang of the Metastasis Research Society  took place from the 16th-20th of September 2016 and made national news in China, including interviews with incoming MRS president, Yibin Kang, and outgoing MRS president, Jonathan Sleeman.

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16th Metastasis Research Society (MRS) Biennial Congress in Chengdu, China

Thomas R. Cox, Sep 2016

So the time has come for me to head to the 16th Biennial Metastasis Research Society (MRS) Congress in Chengdu, China. This year it is being held in conjunction with the Chinese Metastasis Research Society and promises to be an exciting event.


16th International Biennial Congress of the MRS

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Invited Speaker at 17th Amine Oxidase Conference 2016 #AOC2016

Thomas R. Cox, Jul 2016

The 17th biennial International Amine Oxidase Conference kicks off today in Birmingham UK. This meeting brings together leading academic and industrial scientists from around the world. The aim, like all scientific conferences, is to provide a platform for exchange of ideas, establishing and strengthening collaborations, and for the networking and education of both PhD students and post-doctoral researchers.


I’m very exited to have been invited to speak at this conference on the work I have been doing on Lysyl Oxidase (one of many amine oxidases) in cancer.

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Invited speaker at #AACR16 Annual Meeting

Thomas R. Cox, Apr 2016

I’m delighted to say that I will be giving a talk at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) annual meeting in New Orleans (16-20th April)

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AACR Annual Meeting 2016 – New Orleans

My talk will be part of one of the Major Symposia (SY32) on Pre-Metastatic Niches, Exosomes, and Tumor-Secreted Factors

The session runs Wed Apr 20, 9:45 – 11:30 AM in Room 393 of the Morial Convention Center

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Selected short talk at CNIO Frontiers Meeting, Madrid 2015

Thomas R. Cox, Sep 2015

My abstract has been selected for a Short Talk at the upcoming CNIO Frontiers Meeting on “Metastasis Initiation: Mechanistic Insights and Therapeutic Opportunities” which is being held at the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas (CNIO) in Madrid from September 28th-30th 2015.

CNIO Frontiers Meeting: Metastasis Initiation: Mechanistic Insights and Therapeutic Opportunities

CNIO Frontiers Meeting: Metastasis Initiation: Mechanistic Insights and Therapeutic Opportunities

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Young Investigator Keynote Speaker

Thomas R. Cox, Apr 2014

Young Investigator Keynote Speaker, MRS 2015


I have been selected to give the young investigator keynote talk at the upcoming Metastasis Research Society (MRS) 15th biennial congress in Heidelberg, Germany June 28th – July 1st 2014

My talk will be titled:

“Fibrosis, Cancer and the Pre-Metastatic Niche:  Implications for Lysyl Oxidase”

and will discuss an overview of my recent published and unpublished work looking at the overlapping role of lysyl oxidase in fibrosis, cancer and the pre-metastatic niche.

More info on the meeting can be found here
More info on the MRS can be found on their homepage