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Biographical entry Burdon, Jeremy James (1950 - )

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Born
19 June 1950
Singapore
Occupation
Biologist

Summary

Jeremy James Burdon is Chief of the CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) Division of Plant Industry. He is an evolutionary biologist with particular interests in plant-microbe interactions. His active research interests encompass problems involving pathogens of agricultural crops, using fungi as biological control agents for controlling invasive weeds and understanding the complexities of the interplay of parasitic and symbiotic interactions in natural systems.

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1972
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the Australian National University in Canberra
1972 - 1975
Career position - Demonstrator (part-time) in the Botany Department of the Australian National University
1976
Career position - Tutor in the Botany Department of the Australian National University (eight months)
1976
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the Australian National University
1976 - 1978
Career position - 1851 Overseas Scholar and CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) Postdoctoral Scholar (to 1977) at the School of Plant Biology at University College of North Wales, UK
1978 - 1980
Career position - Queen Elizabeth II Research Fellow at the Division of Plant Industry at CSIRO
1980 - 1982
Career position - Research Scientist at the Division of Plant Industry at CSIRO
1981 -
Career position - Member of the Australian National Wheat Rust Control Committee
1982 - 1986
Career position - Senior Research Scientist at the Division of Plant Industry at CSIRO
1983
Career position - E.C. Stakman Visiting Professor in the Department of Plant Pathology at the University of Minnesota, USA (eight months)
1986 - 1992
Career position - Principal Research Scientist at the Division of Plant Industry at CSIRO
1987
Award - Gottschalk Medal received from the Australian Academy of Science
1990 -
Career position - Member of the Plant Health Committee of the Standing Committee of Agricultural and Resource Management (SCARM)
1992 - c. 1997
Career position - Senior Principal Research Scientist at the Division of Plant Industry at CSIRO
1994 -
Career position - Member of the Australian Weed Committee of SCARM
1996 -
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
1996 - 2003
Career position - Program Leader of the Program U 'Australian Flora Resources and Management' at CSIRO
1997 - 2003
Career position - Chief Research Scientist at CSIRO, Plant Industry
2001 - 2003
Career position - Assistant Chief o f the Division of Plant Industry, CSIRO
2003 -
Career position - Chief of the Division of Plant Industry at CSIRO

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  • Australian Academy of Science (1954 - )

    Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)

    Date: 1996 -

  • CSIRO Division of Plant Industry, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (1929 - )

    Queen Elizabeth II Research Fellow at the Division of Plant Industry at CSIRO (1978 - 1980) Research Scientist at the Division of Plant Industry at CSIRO (1980 - 1982) Senior Research Scientist at the Division of Plant Industry at CSIRO (1982 - 1986) Principal Research Scientist at the Division of Plant Industry at CSIRO (1986 - 1992) Senior Principal Research Scientist at the Division of Plant Industry at CSIRO (1992 - 1997) Program Leader of the Program "Australian Flora Resources and Management" at CSIRO (1996 - 2003) Chief Research Scientist at CSIRO, Plant Industry (1997 - 2003) Assistant Chief of the Division of Plant Industry at CSIRO (2001 - 2003) Chief of the Division of Plant Industry at CSIRO (2003)

    Date: 1978 - 2003

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