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Biographical entry Cory, Suzanne (1942 - )

AC, FAA, FRS

Born
11 March 1942
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Biochemist and Molecular oncologist

Summary

Suzanne Cory has been Director of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research since 1996. Apart from 3 years of postdoctoral studies at the University of Geneva, she spent all of her working life at the Hall Institute, moving gradually up the ladder and spending 8 years as Joint Head of the Molecular Biology Unit, together with her husband, Jerry Adams, before her appointment as Director.

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1964
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
1965
Education - Master of Science (MSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
1968
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Cambridge, UK
1969 - 1971
Career position - Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Geneva
1972 - 1974
Career position - Queen Elizabeth II Fellow at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
1974 - 1976
Career position - Roche Fellow at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
1977
Career position - Research Fellow at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
1978 - 1983
Career position - Senior Research Fellow at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
1982
Award - David Syme Research Prize received from the University of Melbourne
1984 - 1988
Career position - Principal Research Fellow at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
1986 -
Career position - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
1988 - 1996
Career position - Senior Principal Research Fellow and Joint Head of the Molecular Biology Unit at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
1992
Award - Avon Australia Spirit of Achievement Award received
1992
Award - Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS)
1992 - 1997
Career position - International Research Scholar at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute
1993 - 1996
Career position - Research Professor of Molecular Oncology at the University of Melbourne
1995
Award - Lemberg Medal received from the Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
1996 -
Career position - Director of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
1996 -
Career position - Professor of Medical Biology at the University of Melbourne
1997
Award - Burnet Lecturer at the Australian Academy of Science
1997
Award - Fellow of the Royal Society of Victoria
1998
Award - Australia Prize received
1999
Award - Companion of the Order of Australia (AC)

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Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Books

  • Bhathal, Ragbir, Profiles, Australian women scientists, National Library of Australia, Canberra, 1999, 191 pp. Details

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See also

  • Herd, Margaret (ed.), Who's Who in Australia 2002, 38 edn, Crown Content, Melbourne, 2001, 2020 pp. Details

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