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Biographical entry Wake, Robert Gerard Milton (Gerry) (1933 - )


8 August 1933


Robert Gerard M. (Gerry) Wake has been with the Department of Biochemistry, University of Sydney since 1961, becoming Professor of Biochemistry in 1977. He is interested in bacterial chromosome replication and cell division.


Born 8 August 1933. Educated University of Sydney (MSc 1956, PhD 1958). National Institutes of Health Project Associate, Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, USA 1958-59; US Public Health Service Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Biochemistry, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA 1959-61; Research Assistant, Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford, England 1961; Lecturer, Department of Biochemistry, University of Sydney 1961-63, Senior Lecturer 1964-70, Reader 1970-76, Professor of Biochemistry 1977- . Lemberg Medal, Australian Biochemical Society 1981; Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1985. President, Australian Biochemical Society 1984-86; Chairman, Vice-President's Committee, Australian Academy of Science 1991-93; Chairman, Scientific Programme Committee, 7th Congress of the Federation of Asian and Oceanian Biochemists 1992-95.

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