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Biographical entry Bennett, Maxwell Richard (Max) (1939 - )

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Born
19 February 1939
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Neurobiologist

Summary

Maxwell Richard (Max) Bennett has been a physiology professor at the University of Sydney since 1983. He is interested in synaptic transmission mechanisms and neuronal survival.

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Educated University of Melbourne (BEng, MSc, PhD, DSc).

Events

1964 - 1966
Career position - John and Alan Gilmour Research Fellow at the University of Melbourne
1969 - 1973
Career position - Lecturer and then Senior Lecturer in Physiology at the University of Sydney
1974
Career position - Reader in Physiology at the University of Sydney
1981
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
1982 - 1991
Career position - Director of the Research Centre for Neurobiology at the University of Sydney
1983
Career position - Personal Chair in Physiology at the University of Sydney
1985
Career position - Chairman of the Executive of the Australian Societies for Experimental Biology
1989
Career position - Chairman of the Australian Neural Networks Society
1990 - 1992
Career position - President of the Australian Neuroscience Society
1991
Career position - Professor of Physiology at the University of Sydney
1996
Award - Charles Goddard Medal received from the National Heart Foundation, Australia
1999
Award - Macfarlane Burnet Medal recipient and Lecture of the Australian Academy of Science

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