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Biographical entry Lawrence, Michael Colin (Mike) (1955 - )

Born
15 July 1955
South Africa
Occupation
Crystallographer

Summary

Michael Colin Lawrence is an internationally recognised expert in protein crystallography. He worked for close to 20 years within the CSIRO Division of Protein Chemistry, 10 of which he spent seconded to the Biomolecular Research Institute (BRI). In 2007 he resigned from the CSIRO and took up a position as Research Fellow at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research. He was part of the CSIRO team that made the breakthrough identification of the structure of the insulin and epidermal growth factor receptors in 2006.

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1981 - 1982
Career position - Post-doctoral Fellow at the Laboratory of Molecular Biology (Cambridge, UK)
1983 - 1985
Career position - Senior Medical Researcher at the Institute for Electron Microscopy, South African Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, South Africa
1985 - 1987
Career position - Director of the Electron Microscopy Unit at the University of Cape Town, South Africa
1988
Career event - Joined the CSIRO Division of Protein Chemistry
1991 - 2000
Career position - Seconded to the Biomolecular Research Institute (BRI), Parkville, Victoria
2007 -
Career position - Research Fellow, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
2007
Career event - Resigned from the CSIRO

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