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Biographical entry Brady, Colin John (1930 - 2000)

Born
2 April 1930
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died
4 July 2000
Occupation
Biochemist

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Colin John Brady worked as a protein biochemist for the CSIRO in the Division of Food Research and Division of Horticulture, and was instrumental in the development and commercial release of genetically modified tomatoes in the United States and United Kingdom.

Colin was a meticulous worker and a perfectionist in his science. One of his great gifts was his ability to generate this urge, together with the enthusiasm to get it right, in all his colleagues. Jim Speirs, CSIRO, 2000.

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1951
Education - Bachelor of Agricultural Science (BAgSc) completed at the University of Sydney
1951 - 1960
Career position - Technical, then Experimental Officer at CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation)
1960 - 1962
Career position - Australian Dairy Board Scholar at Aberdeen University, Scotland
1963 - 1965
Career position - Experimental Officer at CSIRO in Melbourne
1965 - 1987
Career position - Senior, then Principal Research Scientist at the Plant Physiology Unit of the CSIRO Division of Food Research in Sydney
1971
Career position - Visiting Professor in the Department of Food Science at MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts
1972
Career position - Fulbright Scholar at Beltsville in Maryland, USA
1973
Career position - Visiting Professor in the Botany Department of the University of Malaya
1982
Career position - British Council Exchange Scholar and Underwood Lecturer at the ARC, UK
1984
Career position - Postharvest Fellow at the University of California in Davis, USA
1986
Career position - Visiting Professor at the University of California in Santa Barbara, USA
1988
Career position - Visiting Professor at the University of Hawaii at Manoa
1988 - 1993
Career position - Principal, then Senior Principal Research Scientist at the CSIRO Division of Horticulture, and Officer in Charge - Program Manager of the Postharvest Laboratory in Sydney
1992
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the Rowett Research Institute in Aberdeen
1993 - 1995
Career position - Research Fellow at the CSIRO Division of Horticulture
1995
Career position - Visiting Scientist in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Newcastle, New South Wales

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