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Biographical entry Payne, Richard James

Occupation
Organic chemist

Summary

Richard Payne is a biochemist whose research focuses of developing new drugs with medical potential based on naturally-occurring proteins using pioneering techniques. He has worked on anti-clotting agents with application for the treatment of stroke. Other research is on tuberculosis, malaria and cancer. Since 2015 Payne has been Professor of Organic Chemistry and Chemical Biology at the University of Sydney. In 2016 Payne was awarded the Malcolm McIntosh Prize for Physical Scientist of the Year for his revolutionary drug development technologies.

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2001
Education - BSc, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
2001 - 2002
Career position - Research Associate, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
2006
Career position - Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Cambridge
2006
Education - PhD, University of Cambridge
2006 - 2008
Career position - Postdoctoral Research Associate (Lindemann Fellow), Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, U.S.A.
2008
Award - Biota Medal for Medicinal Chemistry, Royal Australian Chemical Institute
2008 - 2010
Career position - Lecturer, University of Sydney
2011 -
Career position - New South Wales representative, Australian Peptide Association
2011
Award - Rennie Memorial Medal, Royal Australian Chemical Institute
2011 - 2012
Career position - Senior Lecturer, University of Sydney
2013
Award - Tregear Award in Peptide Science, Australian Peptide Association
2013 - 2014
Career position - Associate Professor, University of Sydney
2014 -
Career position - Early-Mid Career Researcher Member, National Chemistry Committee, Australian Academy of Science
2014
Award - Le Fèvre Memorial Prize, Australian Academy of Science
2014
Award - Edgeworth David Medal, Royal Society of New South Wales
2015 -
Career position - Professor of Organic Chemistry and Chemical Biology, University of Sydney
2015
Award - Leo Dintenfass Memorial Award for Excellence in Research, Rebecca L. Cooper Medical Research Foundation
2016
Award - Distinguished Leadership Award, Chemical Society of Japan
2016
Award - Malcolm McIntosh Prize for Physical Scientist of the Year, Commonwealth of Australia
2018
Award - A. J. Birch Medal, Organic Chemistry Division, Royal Australian Chemical Institute

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Journal Articles

  • Anon, 'Richard Payne wins Malcolm McIntosh Prize for Physical Scientist of the Year', Chemistry in Australia (2016), 32. Details

See also

  • Robson, Alexandra K., Production Manager and Editor, Who's who in Australia 2019 (Southbank, Vic.: AAP Directories, 2018), 1788 pp. Details

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