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Prof

Tony Bacic

Honorary
polysaccharide
Functional genomics
cereals cloning
science & technology
life sciences & biomedicine
plant sciences
biochemistry & molecular biology
cell wall
arabidopsis
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Prof

Tony Bacic

 
Division
Science
 
Primary Interest
Proteomics Of The Golgi And Plasma Membranes
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Prof

Tony Bacic

 

Professor Tony Bacic graduated his BSc Hons from James Cook University of Nth Queensland in 1975. He moved to Melbourne to attend La Trobe University where he was awarded his PhD in 1980 under the supervision of the late Prof Bruce A Stone.

He is a James Cook University Outstanding Alumnus (2010) and a La Trobe University Distinguished Alumnus (2013).
Professor Bacic currently holds a Personal Chair (1996- ) in the School of BioSciences at the University of Melbourne.
Leader of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Plant Cell Walls team at the University of Melbourne he is also Deputy Director of that Centre. He is Director of the Plant Cell Biology Research Centre at the School of Botany, is Platform Convenor of the NCRIS-funded, Metabolomics Australia, and is on the Management Committee of Bioplatforms Australia Ltd. Professor Bacic has had numerous leadership roles within the University of Melbourne and the ARC, including Director Bio21 Molecular Sciences & Biotechnology Institute, Chair ARC Biological Sciences and Biotechnology & LIEF Panels and Chair Biological Sciences and Biotechnology Panel of the ERA.
In 2013 Professor Bacic was appointed to the Board of the Victorian Royal Botanic Gardens as a Board Member until April 2016 and is a member of the GTAC Board in 2013 as well as a Director of several small biotechnology companies.
Internationally recognized as a leader in plant biotechnology his research is focused on the structure, function and biosynthesis of plant cell walls and their biotechnological application as well as the application of functional genomics tools in biological systems.

Projects

Displaying the 49 most recent projects by Tony Bacic.

49

Projects

Project Types


27

Research Grant


19

Research Contracts


3

Internal Research Grant


Scholarly Works

Displaying the 323 most recent scholarly works by Tony Bacic.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2008

FAA - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science


1

Award

Credentials

Positions


Honorary

Biosciences

General Member

Australian Society of Plant Scientists

General Member

Australian Society for Biochemistry and Moelcular Biology

General Member

American Society of Plant Biologists

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

La Trobe University

Bachelor of Science

James Cook University of North Queensland