PROF Tony BACIC

PROF Tony BACIC

Positions

  • Biological mass spectrometry
  • Cell surface molecules
  • Cell-substrate adhesion molecules in marine diatoms
  • Development of platform technologies (glycomics/ proteomics/ metabolomics) for functional genomics
  • Food hydrocolloids
  • Industrial uses of polysaccharides
  • Leishmania (protozoan parasite)
  • Platform technologies in proteomics, metabolomics and glycomics
  • Proteomics of the Golgi and plasma membranes
  • Structural analysis of red algal polysaccharides
  • Structure function and biosynthesis of complex carbohydrates in biological systems (Functional genomics, cereals cloning, polysaccharide)

Overview

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  • Professor Tony Bacic is Director, Bio21 Molecular Science and Biotechnology Institute (since 2008) and Director, Plant Cell Biology Research Centre, School of Botany (since 2000). He is a Research Leader in the national ARC/GRDC jointly funded Centre of Excellence, the Australian Centre for Plant Functional Genomics, and is Platform Convenor of the NCRIS-funded Metabolomics Australia national centre.

    He was elected as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science in 2008, is an Executive Management Committee member of Bioplatforms Australia, the Australian Proteomics Computational Facility Management Committee, the Integrative Neuroscience Facility Platform Management Committee, Board member of the Maud Gibson Trust for Royal Botanic Gardens, Cranbourne, is on the Editorial Boards of the journals Glycobiology, Plant Physiology, Planta and Plant & Cell Physiology, and is a Director of several small biotech companies.

    Updated March 8, 2010
       

Affiliation

Member of

  • Australian Society of Plant Scientists. General member 1998 -
  • Australian Society for Biochemistry and Moelcular Biology. General member 1995 -
  • American Society of Plant Biologists. General member 1981 -

Publications

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Research

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Awards

Education and training

  • PhD, La Trobe University 1980
  • BSc, James Cook University of North Queensland 1975

Awards and honors

  • Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science, 2008

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Supervision

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