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Biographical entry Bishop, Ruth Frances (1933 - )

Born
12 May 1933
Occupation
Microbiologist

Summary

Ruth Bishop was a research assistant at the Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, where she worked in the Department of Gastroenterology as a microbiologist. She was later appointed a Research associate in the University of Melbourne's Department of Paediatrics. In 1973 she led a team that discovered the virus that is the most common cause of gastroenteritis in young children.

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Events

1954
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
1958
Education - Master of Science (MSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
1961
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Melbourne
1968 - 1974
Career position - Research Fellow at the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
1975 - 1979
Career position - Senior Research Fellow at the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
1978
Education - Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the University of Melbourne
1980 - 1989
Career position - Principal Research Fellow of the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
1990 -
Career position - Senior Principal Research Fellow at the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Journal Articles

  • Cytowicz, Barbara, 'Ruth Bishop', Australasian Science, vol. 21, no. 9, 2000, p. 46. Details

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