Biographical entry Barr, Yvonne M. (1932 - )
Yvonne Barr was a co-founder of the human herpes virus 4, which is now more commonly known as the Epstein-Barr virus. The discovery was made in 1964 at Middlesex Hospital, as part of her Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) research. Barr's supervisor was Michael Anthony Epstein, a leading English pathologist and virologist. After completing her studies, Barr settled in Australia.
Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions
- McCarthy, Gavan; Morgan, Helen; Smith, Ailie; van den Bosch, Alan, Where are the Women in Australian Science?, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, 2003, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/wisa/wisa.html. Details
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