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Biographical entry Fry, Bryan Grieg (1970 - )

Born
1970
U.S.A.
Occupation
Biochemist and Molecular biologist

Summary

Bryan Fry is known for his work on venomous animals (particularly snakes) and their venoms and evolution, and ways to use animal poisons in medicine. From 2003 to 2006 he was Deputy Director of the Australian Venom Research Unit at the University of Melbourne. He then became Associate Professor at the School of Biological Sciences, University of Queensland, leading the venomics laboratory.

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Events

1995
Education - BSc and BA, Portland State University, Oregon, U.S.A.
2000
Career position - Research Assistant, Australian Venom Research Unit, University of Melbourne
2001 -
Career position - ARC Queen Elizabeth II Research Fellow, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Melbourne
2001 - 2002
Career position - Post-Doctoral Fellow, National University of Singapore
2002
Education - PhD, University of Queensland
2003 - 2006
Career position - Deputy Director and Australian Research Council Post-Doctoral Fellow, Australian Venom Research Unit, University of Melbourne

Published resources

Books

  • Fry, Bryan Grieg, Venom doctor: the edgiest, darkest and strangest natural history memoir ever, Hatchette Australia, Sydney, 2015, 344 pp. Details

Online Resources

  • Hobbins, Peter, review of Fry, Bryan Grieg, Venom doctor: the edgiest, darkest and strangest natural history memoir ever (2015), Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 27, no. 1, 2016, pp. 98-9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/HR16900. Details

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