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Biographical entry Austin, Lawrence (Lawrie) (1926 - 2000)

Born
22 December 1926
Died
7 November 2000
Occupation
Neurochemist

Summary

Lawrie Austin was Reader in Biochemistry at Monash University until 1991 when he retired. However soon afterwards he accepted a post as Senior Scientist and Head of the Muscular Dystrophy Research Unit at St Vincent's Hospital. He pioneered experimental neuroscience in Australia and contributed greatly to the field in general.

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Events

1958
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Melbourne
c. 1958 - c. 1962
Career position - Research Scientist at the Defence Standards Laboratory in Maribyrnong, Victoria
1962 - 1969
Career position - Senior Lecturer in Biochemistry at Monash University in Clayton, Victoria
1969 - 1991
Career position - Reader in Biochemistry at Monash University
1991 -
Career position - Senior Scientist and Head of the Muscular Dystrophy Research Unit at St Vincent's Hospital

Published resources

Journal Articles

  • Hearn, Milton T.W., 'Lawrie Austin: the Man and the Scientist', Neurochemical Research, vol. 16, no. 6, 1991, pp. 601-602. Details

Online Resources

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