Important update

Due to the global impact of COVID-19, the Symposium has been postponed. We thank you for your ongoing support and patience, and hope to welcome you to Wollongong in 2021. To stay informed of further announcements, please register your interest below!


The Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute at the University of Wollongong will proudly host the
4th Proteostasis and Disease Symposium.

Proteostasis encompasses all those processes that act to maintain the correct levels and function of proteins in living systems.

The Symposium will be held at the Novotel Northbeach in the beach-side city of Wollongong, located about 80 km south of Sydney, Australia.


The Symposium will cover all areas of proteostasis, including:

  • Protein biogenesis
  • Protein trafficking
  • Protein folding, misfolding and aggregation
  • Stress response and chaperones
  • Protein degradation pathways
  • Systems level proteostasis