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Biographical entry Stone, Bruce Arthur (1928 - 2008)

Born
4 December 1928
Died
29 June 2008
Occupation
Biochemist

Summary

Bruce Stone was Emeritus Professor of Biochemistry at La Trobe University in Victoria from 1972 until his retirement in 1993. He made significant contributions to the field of cereal chemistry and was an expert in the area of polysaccharide research. He was internationally recognised for this work and received many awards and honours. In 2007 he was made a member of the Order of Australia (AM) for his service to Research, Academia and Administration.

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1948
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
c. 1948 - 1951
Career position - Scientific Officer at the Department of Supply Laboratories in Maribyrnong, Victoria
1951
Career position - Secondment the Commonwealth Mycological Institute in Kew, UK
1952 - 1954
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at University College, London
1954 - 1958
Career position - National Research Council Fellow in Ottawa, Canada and Imperial Chemical Industries Fellow in London
1958 - 1965
Career position - Lecturer in Biochemistry at the Russell Grimwade School of Biochemistry, University of Melbourne
1966 - 1972
Career position - Reader in Agricultural Biochemistry at the Russell Grimwade School of Biochemistry
1972 - 1995
Career position - Foundation Professor of Biochemistry at La Trobe University in Bundoora, Victoria
1976 - 1978
Career position - Dean of the School of Biological Sciences at La Trobe University
1978 - 1979
Career position - Chairman of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute's (RACI) Cereal Chemistry Division
1985
Award - F. B. Guthrie Award for Cereal Chemistry received from the RACI
1987 - 1991
Career position - Dean of the School of Biological Sciences at La Trobe University
1988 - 1990
Career position - President of the Australian Biochemical Society
1991
Award - Philippine Biochemical Society Award
1995
Career position - Retired and appointed Emeritus Professor
2000 -
Award - Corresponding Member of the American Society of Plant Physiologists
2004
Award - Thomas Burr Osborne Award received from the American Association of Cereal Chemists

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