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Biographical entry Graves, Jennifer Ann Marshall (1941 - )

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Born
24 November 1941
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Occupation
Geneticist

Summary

Jennifer Ann M. Graves was Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Reader / Professor of Genetics, La Trobe University 1971-2001, when she moved to the Comparative Genomics Research Group, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University. She has made seminal contributions to mammal genetics. Her studies of the genetic diversity of Australia's mammals explained the organisation, function and evolution of their genes. She is recognised for her work on the origin and evolution of human sex chromosomes, the inactivation of X chromosomes and the control of DNA synthesis in mammal cells.

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1964
Education - Bachelor of Science with Honours (BSc (Hons)) completed at the University of Adelaide
1967
Education - Master of Science (MSc) completed at the University of Adelaide
1969 - 1971
Career position - Teaching and Research Assistant in the Zoology Department at the University of California at Berkeley
1971
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of California at Berkeley
1971 - 1977
Career position - Lecturer in Genetics at La Trobe University
1977 - 1987
Career position - Senior Lecturer in Genetics at La Trobe University
1979 - 1980
Career position - President of the Victorian Cell Biology Society
1981
Career position - President of the Australian and New Zealand Society for Cell Biology
1987 - 1991
Career position - Reader in Genetics at La Trobe University
1991 - 2001
Career position - Professor of Genetics at La Trobe University
1995 - 1997
Career position - President of the Genetics Society of Australia
1999 -
Career position - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
2001 -
Career position - Comparative Genomics Research Group in the Research School of Biological Sciences at the Australian National University

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