Biographical entry Morris, Bede (1927 - 1988)
- 10 June 1927
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
- 2 July 1988
- Immunologist and Pathologist
Bede Morris was a professor in the Department of Immunology at the John Curtin School of Medical Research at the Australian National University 1970-1988. He graduated in veterinary science at the University of Sydney and pioneered the use of sheep and cattle as experimental animals.
Born Sydney, 10 June 1927. Died Fontainbleau, France, 2 July 1988. Educated Universities of Sydney (BVSc 1951) and Oxford (PhD 1957). Kenematsu Institute, Sydney Hospital 1952-55; Overseas Fellow, Australian and New Zealand Life Insurance Medical Research Fund, School of Pathology, Oxford 1956-58; Senior Research Fellow, Kanematsu Institute 1958; Senior Fellow, Department of Experimental Pathology, John Curtin School of Medical Research (JCSMR), Australian National University 1958-70, professor and head, Department of Immunology, JCSMR 1971-88. Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1969; Chevalier dans l'Ordre National du Mérite, France; Légion d'Honneur, France 1988. Chairman, Rural Credits Development Fund, Reserve Bank.
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- Bede Morris
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