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Biographical entry McKern, Neil Moreton (1946 - )

Born
17 December 1946
Richmond, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Chemist, Immunologist and Virologist

Summary

Neil Moreton McKern is a specialist in virus chemistry. As Senior Principal Research Scientist within the CSIRO's Division of Protein Chemistry, he has been involved in the development of the infectious bursal disease virus vaccine, research on the footrot in sheep and the taxonomy of potyviruses.

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1964 - ?
Career position - Technical Assistant at the CSIRO Division of Protein Chemistry
1971
Education - Bachelor of Science, University of Melbourne
1971 - 1981
Career position - Experimental Scientist, Royal Children's Hospital and CSIRO
1981
Education - PhD in Science, University of Melbourne
1982 - 1999
Career position - Senior Research Scientist, CSIRO Division of Protein Chemistry
1993
Award - Bart Rispens Memorial Award for Avian Pathology for the IBDV vaccine research
1997
Award - CSIRO Chairman's Medal for research on the Infectious bursal disease virus (IBDV) vaccine
1999 -
Career position - Senior Principal Research Scientist, CSIRO Division of Research
2006
Award - CSIRO Chairman's Medal for the insulin receptor structure research
2006
Career position - Research Team Leader for Protein Production within the Aust Biotech Growth Partnership Theme
2008
Career position - CMHT Project Manager for Protein Production within the CRC for Cancer Therapeutics

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