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Biographical entry Dennis, Elizabeth Salisbury (1943 - )

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Born
10 December 1943
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Plant biologist

Summary

Elizabeth Salisbury Dennis was a Research Scientist with CSIRO Division of Plant Industry 1972-74, then Senior Research Scientist, Principal Research Scientist, Senior Principal Research Scientist, Chief Research Scientist 1976-present. She has undertaken research into the role of genes in relation to how plants know when to flower and how they react to stress.

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1964
Education - Bachelor of Science with Honours (BSc (Hons)) completed at the University of Sydney
1968
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Sydney
1968 - 1970
Career position - Postdoctoral Fellow at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York
1970 - 1972
Career position - Lecturer in Microbiology then Lecturer in Biochemistry at the University of Papua New Guinea
1972 - 1974
Career position - Research Scientist at the CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) Division of Plant Industry
1974 - 1976
Career position - Senior Lecturer in Biochemistry at the University of Papua New Guinea
1976 -
Career position - Senior Research Scientist, Principal Research Scientist, Senior Principal Research Scientist, Chief Research Scientist at the CSIRO Division of Plant Industry
1987 -
Career position - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (FTSE)
1988
Award - Pharmacia LKB/Biotechnology Medal received Australian Biochemical Society
1990 - 1993
Award - Board of Directors of the International Society of Plant Molecular Biology
1992 - 1994
Award - President of the Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
1995 -
Career position - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
1997
Award - Avon Spirit of Achievement Award received

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Books

  • Bhathal, Ragbir, Profiles, Australian women scientists, National Library of Australia, Canberra, 1999, 191 pp. Details

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See also

  • Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering Handbook 2001, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Victoria, 2001, 271 pp. Details
  • Herd, Margaret (ed.), Who's Who in Australia 2002, 38 edn, Crown Content, Melbourne, 2001, 2020 pp. Details

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