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Professor Gregory Tannock

Emeritus Professor, Burnet Institute Visiting Fellow

Background

Emeritus Professor Gregory Tannock’s current research interests include the causes of variability in the growth of influenza B viruses in eggs, development of methods for increasing yields of vaccine antigens; Development and evaluation of live attenuated vaccines against influenza (publication record over 30 years); Evaluation of broad-spectrum antiviral drugs against respiratory viruses, especially influenza and RSV; Development of improved methodologies for the rapid diagnosis of viral infections; Studies with avian viruses and, in particular, Marek’s disease virus. Emeritus Professor Tannock is a Member, Editorial Board: Journal of Medical Virology (2001-) and Biomedical Research International (2007-). Independent “voting member” (one of four) of the Australian Influenza Vaccine Committee of the Therapeutic Goods Administration, Commonwealth Department of Health. Principal Supervisor for 13 PhD, five M.App.Sc/M.MedSci, 13 Honours candidates (all completed).

Positions

  • 2015: Visiting Professor, Brawijaya University, Indonesia, Faculty of Medicine.
  • 2006: Visiting Professor and Guest Lecturer, University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria,
  • 2008-present: Burnet Institute Visiting Fellow, Burnet Institute, Victoria, Australia
  • 1993-2007: Professor of Virology, Royal Melbourne Institute Technology, Victoria, Australia
  • 1990: Visiting Fellow, Department of Microbiology, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • 1986-1987: Visiting Scientist, Respiratory and Enterovirus Branch, CID CDC Atlanta GA, USA
  • 1979-1993: Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor of Pathology (Microbiology), Faculty of Medicine, The University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia.
  • 1977-1979: Virologist, CSL Ltd.
  • 1975-1976: Visiting Fellow, Virology Division, CDC, Atlanta GA, USA
  • 1973-1975: Virologist, CSL Ltd.
  • 1970-1973: Tutor in Biochemistry, Newman College, University of Melbourne
  • 1966-1969: Research Scholar, John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian National University, Australia
  • 1969-1973: Virologist, National Biological Standards Laboratory,Victoria, Australia
  • 1960-1961: Virologist, CSL Ltd

Qualifications

  • 1996: DSc, Newcastle University, New South Wales, Australia
  • 1970: PhD, Australian National University, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
  • 1966: MSc, University of Western Australia, Australia
  • 1960: BSc, University of Western Australia, Australia

Awards

  • 2009: Royal Society Visiting Fellowship, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 2002-2003: Wellcome Fellowship, National Institute for Medical Research, Mill Hill, London, United Kingdom
  • 2002: Fellow, Australian Society for Microbiology, Australia
  • 1999-2000: Wellcome Fellowship, The Queen’s University of Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
  • 1999: Awarded D.I. Ivanovsky Medal for distinguished services to Virology by the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Russia
  • 1975-1976: US Public Health Service Post-Doctoral Fellowship, CDC, Atlanta GA, USA
  • 1966-1969: Commonwealth Public Service Postgraduate Scholarship, John Curtin School of Medical Research, ANU
  • 1958-1959 Commonwealth Scholarship, UWA

Publications (88)

2015 (1)

2014 (1)

2012 (3)

2009 (1)

2008 (2)

2007 (1)

2005 (4)

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1992 (4)

1991 (4)

1990 (2)

1989 (3)

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1986 (1)

1985 (4)

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1982 (2)

1981 (4)

1980 (3)

1979 (2)

1978 (2)

1977 (2)

1975 (2)

1973 (1)

1971 (1)

1970 (1)

1965 (1)

News Articles (5)

2016 (1)

2012 (3)

2011 (1)

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Contact Details

Telephone

+61385062358

Mobile

+61408596655

Email

greg.tannock@burnet.edu.au

Working Group

Programs

Discipline

  • Life Sciences