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Biographical entry Cornish, Edwina Cecily

FTSE

Occupation
Educator and Biotechnologist

Summary

Edwina Cornish was Professor of Biotechnology at the University of Adelaide. Prior to this she played a key role in establishing one of Australia's first biotechnology companies, Florigene Limited. The company developed and commercialised some of the world's first genetically modified plants.

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Events

2000 -
Career position - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (FTSE)
2000 -
Career position - Deputy Vice-Chancellor (research) of the University of Adelaide
2000 -
Career position - Professor of Biotechnology at the University of Adelaide

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Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

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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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