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Biographical entry Nicola, Nicos Anthony (1950 - )

AO, FAA

Born
1 June 1950
Cyprus

Summary

Nicos Anthony (Nic) Nicola is Assistant Director at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research (WEHI), Head and Senior Principal Research Fellow of the WEHI Division of Cancer and Haematology, Research Professor of Molecular Haematology at the University of Melbourne, Adjunct Professor at La Trobe University and Honorary Professor at the University of Queensland. Like many of his peers, he has contributed widely to numerous scientific committees throughout his career and has been invited to give talks all over the world. Nicola has published over 250 scientific works and has received many honors including the appointment of Commander Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in 2005.

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1971 - 1975
Career position - Demonstrator of Biochemistry at the University of Melbourne
1972
Education - Bachelor of Science with Honours (BSc (Hons)) completed at the University of Melbourne
1975 - 1976
Career position - CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) Postdoctoral Fellow at Brandeis University in Massachusetts, USA
1976
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Melbourne
1977 - 1979
Career position - Postdoctoral Fellow at The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research (WEHI) in Melbourne
1979 - 1982
Career position - Senior Research Officer at WEHI
1982 - 1986
Career position - Research Fellow and Head of the JD & L Harris Laboratory for Molecular Regulators at WEHI
1986 - 1993
Career position - Senior, the Principal Research Fellow at WEHI
1989 - 1990
Award - Gottschalk Medal received from the Australian Academy of Science
1991
Award - Pharmacia-LKB Biotechnology Medal received from the Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
1991 - 1996
Career position - Director of the Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for Cellular Growth Factors
1992 - 1996
Career position - Member of the CRC-Medical Science and Technology Section Committee
1993 -
Career position - Senior Principal Research Fellow at WEHI
1993
Award - Wellcome Australia Medal received
1996 -
Career position - Head of the Division of Cancer and Haematology at WEHI
1996 -
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
1996 -
Career position - Assistant Director of WEHI
1997 -
Career position - Research Professor of Molecular Haematology at the University of Melbourne
2001 -
Career position - Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Institute of Molecular Bioscience in Queensland
2002 -
Career position - Adjunct Professor of the Faculty of Science and Technology at La Trobe University in Bundoora, Victoria
2002 -
Career position - Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Queensland Institute for Medical Research, the CRC Chronic Inflammatory Diseases and of Bio21
2003
Award - Centenary Medal received from the Australian Government
2004 -
Career position - Honorary Professor of the University of Queensland
2005
Award - Officer of the Order of Australia (AO)

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