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Biographical entry Patrick, John

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Plant physiologist

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John Patrick is a plant physiologist renowned for his theoretical and experimental research into the regulation of nutrient transport and partitioning in plants. He developed a novel framework to identify control points for the regulation of nutrient transport through the plant vascular network which has potential application for improvement of crop yields. Patrick was Professor in the School of Environmental and Life Sciences at the University of Newcastle from 2001 to 2007.

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1966
Education - BAgSc, University of Sydney
1969
Education - PhD, Macquarie University
1970 - 1972
Career position - Postdoctoral Fellow, University College Wales, United Kingdom
1973 - 1978
Career position - Lecturer, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Newcastle
1978 - 1988
Career position - Senior Lecturer, School of Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Newcastle
1988 - 2001
Career position - Associate Professor, School of Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Newcastle
1991 - 2011
Career position - Member, International Phloem Transport Conference Committee
1991 - 2012
Career position - Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Journal of experimental botany
1999 - 2003
Career position - Chair, Faculty Research Committee, Faculty of Science, University of Newcastle
2001
Career position - Visiting Professor, University of Tübingen, Germany
2001 - 2007
Career position - Professor, School of Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Newcastle
2004 -
Career position - Scientific Advisor, CSR
2004
Career position - Visiting Professor, University of Adelaide
2004 - 2006
Career position - Member, Biological Scientific and Biotechnology Panel, Australian Research Council College of Experts
2004 - 2007
Career position - Honorary Secretary, Australian Society of Plant Scientists
2008 -
Career position - Emeritus Professor, Faculty of Life Sciences (Biological Sciences), University of Newcastle
2008 - 2009
Career position - Member, Australian Research Council Future Fellowship Panel
2008 - 2010
Career position - Member, Advisory Board, Australian Plant Phenomics Facility
2008 - 2012
Career position - Associate Editor, Functional plant biology
2015
Award - Life Member, Australian Society of Plant Scientists
2015
Award - New South Wales Premier's Prize for Excellence in Biological Sciences (Ecological, Environmental, Agricultural and Orgamnismal)
2017
Award - Fellow, Australian Academy of Science

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Helen Cohn