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Prof

Michael Parker

Professor
cancer
infection
neurological diseases
science & technology
life sciences & biomedicine
biochemistry & molecular biology
humans
models, molecular
crystallography, x-ray
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Prof

Michael Parker

 
Division
Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
 
Primary Interest
Structural biology
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Prof

Michael Parker

 

Professor Michael Parker is Director of the Bio21 Institute, University of Melbourne and Head of Structural Biology, St. Vincent’s Institute of Medical Research in Melbourne. He is an NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellow.

After obtaining his D. Phil. in protein crystallography from Oxford University, Michael returned to Australia to re-establish a protein crystallography laboratory at St. Vincent’s in 1991. The work of the laboratory is internationally recognised with the determination of more than 140 crystal structures of proteins involved in cancer, Alzheimer’s disease and infection. He has published over 300 papers and his work has been recognised with numerous awards including the 1999 Gottschalk Medal of the Australian Academy of Science, a 2006 Federation Fellowship from the Australian Research Council, the 2011 Lemberg Medal of the Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, the 2011 Ramaciotti Medal for Excellence in Biomedical Research and the 2012 Federation of Asian and Oceanian Biochemists and Molecular Biologists Award for Research Excellence. He was elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science in 2010 and a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences in 2015. He is currently Chair of the National Committee of Crystallography under the auspices of the Australian Academy of Science.

Projects

Displaying the 21 most recent projects by Michael Parker.

21

Projects

Project Types


17

Research Grant


3

Research Contracts


1

Internal Research Grant


Scholarly Works

Displaying the 394 most recent scholarly works by Michael Parker.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2016

for outstanding contributions to biophysics in Australia and New Zealand

Bob Robertson Award of the Australian Society for Biophysics

2015

for Wielens et al. (2013) 18, 147-159.

2015 Journal of Biomolecular Screening Readers Choice Award

2014

for top ranked Program grant application

NHMRC Research Excellence Award

2012

Federation of Asian and Oceanian Biochemists and Molecular Biologists Award for Research Excellence

Federation of Asian and Oceanian Biochemists and Molecular Biologists

2012

HPC Innovation Excellence Award

jointly awarded by International Data Corporation (IDC) and HPC

2011

Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Lemberg Medallist

Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

2011

Ramaciotti Medal for Excellence in Biomedical Research

Ramaciotti Foundation

2004

GE Healthcare Bio-Sciences Award

Australian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

2002

Royal Society of New South Wales Walter Burfitt Prize

Royal Society of New South Wales

1999

The Gottschalk Medal of The Australian Academy of Science

The Australian Academy of Science

1996

Boehringer-Mannheim Medallist

Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

1994

Selwyn-Smith Medical Research Prize

The University of Melbourne

1980

The CSR Chemical Prize

ANU

2015

NOTINLIST - Not in List


2010

FAA - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science


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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Professor

Biochemistry And Molecular Biology

Honorary

Biochemistry And Molecular Biology

Themis Supervisor

Bio21 Institute

Member

Royal Society of Victoria

Member

Protein Society

Member

Australian Society for Medical Research

Member

Australian Society for Biophysics

Member

Society of Crystallographers in Australia

Member

Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Member

American Crystallographic Association

Member

British Crystallographic Association

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

University of Oxford

Bachelor of Science

The Australian National University