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Biographical entry Asche, Leila Valerie (1927 - )

AM, DStJ

Born
6 February 1927
Rupanyup, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Microbiologist

Summary

Leila Asche worked in the field of microbiology for over forty years. Her work was recognised by the Australian Society for Microbiology in 1991 with a Distinguished Service Award. In 2001 she was appointed Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for service to science, particularly in the field of microbiology, and for service to the community of the Northern Territory.

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1953 - 1974
Career position - Tutor in microbiology at various colleges of the University of Melbourne
1955 - 1975
Career position - Demonstrator and Principal Tutor at the University of Melbourne
1962 - 1970
Career position - Industry Consultant at Westminster Carpets, Melbourne
1975 - 1986
Career position - Senior Microbiologist at the Queen Victoria Medical Centre, Victoria
1978 - 1985
Career position - Treasurer of the Australian Society for Microbiology
1980
Career position - Honorary Senior Lecturer at Monash University
1985
Career position - Fellow of Janet Clarke Hall at the University of Melbourne
1986 - 1994
Career position - Senior Research Officer at the Menzies School of Health Research, Northern Territory
1986 - 1994
Career position - Sessional Microbiologist at Royal Darwin Hospital, Northern Territory
1991
Award - Distinguished Service Award received from the Australian Society of Microbiology
1993
Award - Dame of the Order of St John of Jerusalem (DStJ)
1994
Life event - Retired
2001
Award - Member of the Order of Australia (AM)

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

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See also

  • Herd, Margaret (ed.), Who's Who in Australia 2002, 38 edn, Crown Content, Melbourne, 2001, 2020 pp. Details

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