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Biographical entry Smyth, Mark John (1963 - )

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Born
4 April 1963
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Occupation
Immunologist

Summary

Mark Smyth is an immunologist widely known for his significant contributions to tumour immunology and to understanding of the natural killer (NK) cell and NKT cell biology. His research focuses on immune response to cancer and metastases, and infection. Since 2013 Smyth has headed the Immunology in Cancer and Infection Laboratory at the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Brisbane.

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1984
Education - BSc (hons), University of Melbourne
1988
Education - PhD, University of Melbourne
1988
Career position - Research Fellow, Grade 1, Research Centre for Cancer and Transplantation, University of Melbourne
1988 - 1989
Career position - Visiting Fellow, Fogarty Visiting Program, Frederick Cancer Research and Development Centre, National; Cancer Institute, U.S.A.
1989 - 1991
Career position - C. J. Martin Fellow of the National Health and Medical Research Council, Frederick Cancer Research and Development Centre, National; Cancer Institute, U.S.A.
1991 - 1993
Career position - C. J. Martin Fellow of the National Health and Medical Research Council, Austin Research Institute, Melbourne
1992 -
Career position - Member, Australasian Society for Immunology
1992 - 2000
Career position - Member, Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand
1993
Career position - R. Douglas Wright Research Fellow of the National Health and Medical Research Council, Austin Research Institute, Melbourne
1994 - 1998
Career position - Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow in Medical Science, Austin Research Institute, Melbourne
1995 -
Career position - Member, American Association of Immunologists
1995
Award - Gottschalk Medal, Australian Academy of Science
1996 - 1998
Career position - Senior Associate, Department of Pathology, University of Melbourne
1997 - 2000
Career position - Consulting Editor, Journal of leukocyte biology
1998
Award - AMGEN Medical Research Award
1998 - 2000
Career position - Senior Fellow, Department of Medicine, Austin and Heidelberg Repatriation Medical Centre, Melbourne
1998 - 2000
Career position - Associate Professor, Victoria University of Technology
1999 - 2000
Award - NHMRC Principal Research Fellow, Austin Research Institute, Melbourne
1999 - 2006
Career position - Member, Australian Society for Medical Research
2000 - 2006
Award - NHMRC Principal Research Fellow, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne
2000 - 2013
Career position - Program Head, Cancer Immunology Program, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne
2002
Award - William B. Coley Medal for Distinguished Research in Basic and Tumour Immunology, Cancer Research Institute, New York, U.S.A.
2002 - 2008
Career position - Member, International Society for Interferon and Cytikine Research
2004 -
Career position - Member, Editorial Board, The faculty of 1000
2004 - 2010
Career position - Member, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
2004 - 2011
Career position - Member, Society for Leukocyte Biology
2005 - 2010
Career position - Member, Editorial Board, Journal of biological chemistry
2007
Award - Charles Rodolphe Brupbacher Prize for Cancer Research, Charles Rodolphe Brupbacher, Z├╝rich, Switzerland
2007 - 2010
Award - NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellow, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne
2007 - 2013
Career position - Honorary Professor, University of Melbourne
2007 - 2013
Career position - Honorary Professor, Monash University
2008 -
Career position - Member, Editorial Board, Immunotherapy
2009
Award - GlaxoSmithKline Award for Excellence
2009
Award - Gordon Ada Award, Australasian Society for Immunology
2010 -
Career position - Senior Editor, Cancer Research
2010 -
Career position - Member, Editorial Board, Oncoimmunology
2010 -
Career position - Member European Research Institute for Integrated Cellular Pathology (EI-ICP)
2010 -
Career position - Member European Academy of Tumor Immunology
2010 - 2013
Award - NHMRC Australia Fellow, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne has entry
2011 -
Career position - Member, Academy of Cancer Immunology, Cancer Research Institute, New York, U.S.A.
2011 -
Career position - Member, European Academy of Tumor Immunology
2012 -
Career position - Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Cancer Research Institute, New York, U.S.A.
2012 -
Career position - Member, Editorial Board, Clinical and translational immunology
2012 -
Career position - Member, Prostrate Cancer Foundation of Australia Grants Committee
2012 -
Career position - Honorary Professor, University of Queensland
2012
Award - Career Award, European Academy of Tumor Immunology
2013 -
Career position - Senior Scientist and Head, Immunology in Cancer and Infection Laboratory, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Brisbane
2013 -
Career position - Honorary Professor, Queensland University of Technology
2013 -
Career position - Member, Editorial Board, Molecular and cellular oncology
2013
Award - National Health and Medical Research Council Senior Principal Research Fellow, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Brisbane
2013 - 2014
Award - National Health and Medical Research Council Australia Fellow, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Brisbane
2015
Award - Fellow, Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences
2015
Award - Ashley Dunn Oration, Lorne Cancer Conference
2015
Award - Ralph Doherty Prize, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute
2016 -
Career position - Editorial Advisor, Science
2017 -
Career position - Member, Editorial Board, Cancer immunology research
2017 -
Award - Fellow, Australian Academy of Science
2017 -
Career position - Member, Tizona Therapeutics Advisory Board, U.S.A.

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