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Biographical entry Barr, Yvonne M. (1932 - )

Born
1932
England
Occupation
Scientist

Summary

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.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

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