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Biographical entry Shine, John (1946 - )

AO, FAA

Born
3 July 1946
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Occupation
Biochemist and Molecular biologist

Summary

John Shine has been Executive Director of the Garvan Institute of Medical Research at St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney since 1990. He was Deputy Director from June 1987. His interest is in molecular genetics and molecular neurobiology.

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Born Brisbane, 3 July 1946. AO 1996. Educated Australian National University (BSc (Hons) 1972, PhD 1975). Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics, University of California, San Francisco 1975-76, Research Biochemist, Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics, University of California, San Francisco 1976-78, Research Fellow, Molecular Biology Unit, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University 1978-80, Fellow, Department of Genetics, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University 1980-83, Senior Fellow 1983-87, Associate Director, Centre for Recombinant DNA Research, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University 1981-87, Senior Vice President, Research and Development and Director of Research, California Biotechnology Inc., California 1984-86, President and Chief Scientific Officer, California Biotechnology Inc., California 1986-87, Deputy Director, Garvan Institute of Medical Research, St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney 1987-90, Professor of Molecular Biology, University of New South Wales 1987-, Professor of Medicine (conjoint) 1990-, Executive Director, Garvan Institute of Medical Research, St Vincent's Hospital 1990-. Boehringer-Mannheim Medal, Australian Biochemical Society 1980, Gottschalk Medal, Australian Academy of Science 1982, Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1994. Chairman, Pacific Biotechnology Ltd, Sydney 1987-90, President, Australian Genomic Information Centre 1992-, Chairman, Management Committee, CRC for Biopharmaceutical Research 1992-.

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