A molecular biologist and Nobel Prize recipient. Renowned for her contribution to the discovery of how chromosomes are protected by telomeres and the enzyme telomerase.
A biochemist who studies the role played by sugars in human health and disease.
A geneticist working internationally to understand disease mechanism and develop new therapies for neuro-degenerative diseases.
A microbiologist pioneering fluorescence microscopy techniques.
A marine biologist researching human impact on marine life.
A physicist internationally renowned for her work in photonics.
A quantum physicist labeled a pioneer in quantum computing.
A plastic surgeon who invented "spray-on" skin for burn victims.
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A virologist best known for his contributions to immunology.
A Professor of Otolaryngology known for inventing a multiple-channel cochlear implant.
An expert in microbiology and immunology, Doherty is renown for his contribution to the discovery of how the immune system recognises virus-infected cells.
A biophysicist and 2018 Senior Australian of the Year, known for his work relating to photosynthesis.
A famous pharmacologist and pathologist due to his involvement in the development of penicillin.
A biomedical scientist specialising in adult stem cell research, and winner of the 2017 Australian of the Year.
A physician and Nobel Laureate credited alongside Robin Warren with the discovery of the bacterium Helicobacter pylori, which is a factor of peptic ulcers.
A pathologist and Nobel Laureate credited alongside Barry James Marshall with the discovery of the bacterium Helicobacter pylori, which is a factor of peptic ulcers.