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Biographical entry James, Elizabeth Ann (1956 - )

12 September 1956
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Conservation geneticist


Liz James graduated in biological sciences at Latrobe University following studies that included investigating the ecology of Victorian alpine plants. In the early 1980s she started work at the Victorian government's Institute for Horticultural Development at Knoxfield and remained there until she was appointed to the position of conservation geneticist at the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne in the 1990s.



May 1995
Career position - Conservation Geneticist at the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne. She was the first person appointed to this position


Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Newspaper Articles

  • O'Neill, Graeme, 'Ray of sunshine for rare native plants', Sunday Herald Sun, August 17, 2003, p. 39. Details

Online Resources

Gavan McCarthy