Biographical entry Linnane, Anthony William (1930 - )
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- 17 July 1930
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Anthony William Linnane was Professor of Biochemistry, Monash University 1965-94 and Director of the Centre for Molecular Biology and Medicine 1983-96. He continued as Director of the Centre from 1996, when it was established as an independent Incorporated Entity.
Born Sydney, 17 July 1930. AM 1995. Educated Universities of Sydney and Wisconsin (MSc, PhD 1956, DSc 1972). Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Wisconsin 1956-58, Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Department of Biochemistry, University of Sydney 1959-62, Reader in Biochemistry, Monash University 1962-65, Professor of Biochemistry 1965-91, Permanent Head of Biochemistry 1991-94, Founder and First Director, Centre for Molecular Biology and Medicine 1983-96, Emeritus Professor 1996; Biochemistry Consultant, International Diabetes Institute, Caulfield Campus, Alfred Hospital 1991-97; Founder and Director, Mabtech Ltd 1994- ; Director, Centre for Molecular Biology and Medicine, established as an independent Incorporated Entity 1996- . Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1972; Lemberg Medal, Australian Biochemical Society 1973; Fellow, Royal Society 1980; Fellow, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering 1999; Distinguished Service Award, International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 2000. President, Australian Biochemical Society 1974-76; President, Federation of Asian and Oceanic Biochemical Societies 1975-77; President, 12th International Congress of Biochemistry, Perth 1982; Treasurer, International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 1988-97.
McCarthy, G.J. & Rosanne Walker
Created: 20 October 1993, Last modified: 16 November 2005
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