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Biographical entry Tellam, Ross

Occupation
Animal geneticist and Geneticist

Summary

Ross Tellam is an expert in bovine and ovine genomics, who, in 2011 was employed as Chief Research Scientist in the CSIRO's Division of Livestock Industries. His research interest lies in the relationships between gene and function and encompass the molecular events contributing to livestock production traits. He was significantly involved in the deciphering of the sheep and cattle genomes in 2009, a landmark achievement. Ross has published over 100 scientific articles.

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1980
Education - PhD from the University of Queensland
1980 - 1982
Career position - Research Scientist, Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis
1982 - 1987
Career position - Research Scientist, Departments of Physical Biochemistry and Experimental Pathology at the John Curtin School of Medical Research in Canberra
1987
Career event - Joined CSIRO Tropical Animal Production
2005
Award - Gardiner Foundation Project Award
2007
Award - CSIRO Livestock Industries Project Award
2009
Award - CSIRO Newton Turner Award
2010
Award - CSIRO Chairman's Medal (Livestock Genomics Team)

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