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Biographical entry Rendel, James Meadows (1915 - 2001)

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Born
16 May 1915
England
Died
4 February 2001
Occupation
Agricultural scientist and Animal Geneticist

Summary

James Meadows Rendel was Chief of the CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) Division of Animal Genetics from 1959 to 1976. He was also Chairman of the Animal Research Laboratories during this time.

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1936
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of London
1936 - 1937
Education - Scientist at University College London
1938 - 1939
Career position - Scientist at Harper Adams Agricultural College, UK
1939 - 1942
Career position - Scientist in the Biometry Department at University College London
1942
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at University of London
1942 - 1945
Career position - Operational Research Section of Coastal Command
1945 - 1951
Career position - Scientist with the Genetics Section of the Agricultural Research Council
1951 - 1959
Career position - Officer-in-charge of the Animal Genetics Unit at CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation)
1953 - 1959
Career position - Assistant Chief of the CSIRO Division of Animal Health and Production
1956 - 1967
Career position - Chairman of the CSIRO Animal Research Laboratories
1959 - 1976
Career position - Chief of the CSIRO Division of Animal Genetics
1960 -
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
1965 - 1973
Career position - Member of the National Radiation Advisory Committee
1976 -
Career position - Senior Research Fellow at the CSIRO Division of Animal Production

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McCarthy, G.J.