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Biographical entry Appleby, Cyrill Angus (1928 - )

FAA

Born
6 July 1928
Victor Harbour, South Australia, Australia
Occupation
Plant biochemist

Summary

Cyrill Appleby was Chief Research Scientist at the Division of Plant industry at CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) during the 1960s and beyond. His research expertise was the origin and functions of haemoglobin in the plant kingdom.

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Events

1950
Education - Bachelor of Science with Honours (BSc (Hons)) completed at the University of Adelaide
1950 - 1952
Career position - Demonstrator in Biochemistry at the University of Adelaide
1952 - 1953
Career position - Research Assistant at the Queensland Institute of Medical Research in Brisbane
1953 - 1958
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Melbourne
1956 -
Career position - Research Scientist then Chief Research Scientist at the Division of Plant industry at CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation)
1959 - 1960
Career position - Rockefeller Foundation Fellow in the Graduate Department of Biochemistry at Brandeis University in Boston, USA
1971
Career position - Visiting Associate Professor of Physiology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York (six months)
1977 -
Career position - Selection Committee member of the Rudi Lemberg Travelling Fellowship of the Australian Academy of Science
1979
Award - LKB Medal and Travelling Lecturer for the Australian Biochemical Society
1979 - 1982
Career position - Chairman of the Biochemistry Section of the Division of Plant Industry at CSIRO
1984 -
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)

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Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • Cyril Angus Appleby - Records, 1988 - 1993, MS 186; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

The University of Melbourne Archives

  • Morton, Prof. R.K., 1961 - 1964, 9-65; School of Biochemistry, the University of Melbourne - Series 9 - Departmental Files, 1961-1964; The University of Melbourne Archives. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Journal Articles

  • Appleby, C. A., 'Obituary: Dr. J. E. Falk (1917-1970)', Search, vol. 1, no. 6, 1970, p. 318. Details

Online Resources

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