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Biographical entry Williamson, Robert (1938 - )

AO FAA FRS

Born
14 May 1938
Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Summary

Bob Williamson was director of the Murdoch Children's Research Institute from 1995 to 2004 and the David Danks Research Professor of Medical Genetics in the University of Melbourne's Faculty of Medicine from 1995. He was previously Professor of Molecular Genetics at St Mary's Hospital Medical School, Imperial College London from 1976 to 1995. Williamson was appointed Officer of the Order of Australia in January 2004.

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Events

1999
Career event - Elected Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS), London
1 January 2001
Award - Awarded the Centenary Medal for service to Australian society and science in human molecular genetics
2001
Career event - Elected Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
26 January 2004
Award - Appointed Officer of the Order of Australia (AO)

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Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • R. Williamson - Records, MS 230; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

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