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Biographical entry Lennox, Francis Gordon (Gordon) (1912 - 1998)

Born
31 August 1912
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Died
1998
Occupation
Biochemist

Summary

Francis Gordon (Gordon) Lennox worked for CSIRO in various capacities, including as Chief of the Division of Protein Chemistry 1958-73.

Details

Born 31 August 1912. Educated University of Melbourne (BSc 1933, MSc 1934, DSc 1941). Chemist, Munitions Supply Laboratory 1934-36, Research Officer, CSIRO Division of Entomology 1936-40, Leader, Biochemistry Section, CSIRO Division of Industrial Chemistry 1940-49, Senior Officer in charge of three CSIRO Wool Research laboratories and leader of the Biochemistry Unit 1949-58, Chief, CSIRO Division of Protein Chemistry 1958-73, Minister (Scientific), Australian High Commission, London 1973-76, Senior Research Fellow, CSIRO Division of Animal Health 1976-77, Honorary Professorial Associate, School of Botany, University of Melbourne 1977. Manager, First International Wool Textile Research Conference (Australia) 1955. President, Australian Biochemical Society 1963, Council member, Monash University 1965-73, Deputy Chancellor 1968-73, Chairman, Schools Board for Pharmacy and Biological Studies, Victoria Institute of Colleges 1969-73. Rennie Memorial Medal, Royal Australian Chemical Institute 1941, Grimwade Prize for Chemical Research, University of Melbourne 1944.

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Books

  • Rivett, D.E., Ward, C.W., Beikin, L.M., Ramshaw, J.A. and Wiltshire, J.F.K., The Lennox Legacy: the History of the CSIRO Laboratory at 343 Royal Parade, Parkville, CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne, 1996, 384 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • Pederick, L.A. and Lennox, F.G., 'Variation in Polyphenolic Constituents of Eucalyptus nitens Maiden', Australian Journal of Botany, vol. 27, no. 3, 1979, pp. 217-226. Details

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See also

Rosanne Walker