Biographical entry Reeves, Peter Richard (1934 - )
- 17 December 1934
Peter Richard Reeves has been Professor and Head of Department, Microbiology Department, University of Sydney since 1985. Since the early 1980s he has worked on the evolution and genetics of bacterial surface polysaccharides. He has also done work on the development of bacterial vaccines.
Born London, 17 December 1934. Educated University of London (BSc (hons) 1956, PhD 1959). Guest worker, Haffkine Institute, Bombay, India 1960; Wellcome Trust Research Fellow, Microbiology Department, University of Adelaide 1961-62, Postdoctoral Fellow 1963-64, Lecturer 1965-69, Senior Lecturer 1970-79, Reader 1980-85; Professor and Head of Department, Microbiology Department, University of Sydney 1985- ; Adjunct Professor, Australian National University 1993- . Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 2000. Foundation member, Nature Conservation Society of South Australia 1962, President 1974-79.
Created: 25 May 2001, Last modified: 25 May 2006