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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 Dennis was a Research Scientist with CSIRO Division of Plant Industry 1972-1974, then Senior Research Scientist, Principal Research Scientist, Senior Principal Research Scientist, Chief Research Scientist from 1976. 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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Published resources

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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