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Biographical entry Mitchell, Graham Frank (1941 - )

AO, FAA, FTSE

Born
22 August 1941
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Occupation
Immunologist

Summary

Graham Frank Mitchell worked at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research (WEHI) from 1973 where he headed the Laboratory of Immunoparasitology from 1976 to 1990. After leaving WEHI he held directorships at the Melbourne Zoo and CSL.

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c. 1962
Education - Diploma of Agriculture completed at the Roseworthy Agricultural College, South Australia
1965
Education - Bachelor of Veterinary Science (BVSc) completed at the University of Adelaide
1969
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Melbourne
1969 - 1971
Career position - Postdoctoral work in the USA
1971 - 1972
Career position - Postdoctoral fellowships and lectureships in England and Europe
1972 - 1973
Career position - Immunologist with the Basel Institute for Immunology, Switzerland
1973 - 1975
Career position - Research Fellow in the Experimental Pathology Unit of The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research (WEHI) in Parkville, Victoria
1976 - 1990
Career position - Head of the Laboratory of Immunoparasitology at WEHI
1976 - 1990
Career position - Senior Research Fellow then Principal Research Fellow (from 1980) at WEHI
1982
Award - Research Medal received from the Royal Society of Victoria
1982 - 1990
Career position - Senior Principal Research Fellow at WEHI
1983
Award - Wellcome Australia Medal received
1984
Award - Bancroft-Mackerras Medal received from the Australian Society for Parasitology
1987 -
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (FTSE)
1988 -
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
1990 - 1993
Career position - Director of the Royal Melbourne Zoo
1991
Award - ANZAAS Mueller Medal received (Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science)
1993
Award - Officer of the Order of Australia (AO)
1993 - 1996
Career position - Research Director of the R&D Division of CSL Limited
1996
Career position - Co-founder of Foursight

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