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Biographical entry Burnstock, Geoffrey (1929 - )


10 May 1929
London, England


Geoffrey Burnstock was Professor of Zoology, University of Melbourne, 1964-1975.


Born London, 10 May, 1929. Educated University of London (BSc 1953, PhD 1957). DSc, University of Melbourne 1971. Medical Research Council Postdoctorate Fellow, National Institute for Medical Research, Mill Hill, London 1956-57 and Department of Pharmacology , Oxford University 1957-59; Rockefeller Travelling Fellow, Department of Physiology & Biophysics, University of Illinois 1959; senior lecturer, Department of Zoology, University of Melbourne 1959-62, reader in physiological zoology 1962-64, professor of zoology and chairman of department 1964-75; head, Department of Anatomy and Embryology, University College, London 1975- ; convener, Centre for Neuroscience, University College London 1975- . Silver medal, Royal Society of Victoria 1970; Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1971; Fellow, Royal Society 1986.

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