07.30.2014 – National Award in Australia for FAOBMB Secretary General, Professor Phillip Nagley.


In the recent Queen’s Birthday Honours list announced on 9 June 2014, two well known Biochemists in Australia were honoured to receive National Awards for their respective contributions to biochemistry and molecular biology. Professor Phillip Nagley (FAOBMB Secretary General and Past President of ASBMB) and Professor Nick Hoogenraad (also Past President of ASBMB) were honoured with appointment as Member of the Order of Australia (AM) and Officer of the Order of Australia (AO), respectively. Phillip and Nick were co-chairs of the OzBio2010 Conference held in Melbourne, being a combined IUBMB-FAOBMB Conference together with the annual ComBio Conference in Australia that year.

Details of their Awards and the achievements on which their Awards are based can be found in the following article recently published in the Australian Biochemist, August 2014.

Queen’s Birthday Honours for ASBMB Members

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