|Name||Anthony William Linnane|
|Birth||17 July 1930 Sydney|
|Death||(aged 87) Richmond|
|Alma Mater||,University of Sydney,University of Wisconsin System|
|Institution||,University of Wisconsin System(1956–1958)
,University of Sydney(1959–1962)
Events Occured in Scienctist Life
Linnane became professor of biochemistry at Monash in 1965, and was Head of Biochemistry from 1991 to 1994.
He was the founding director of the Centre for Molecular Biology and Medicine from 1983 until 1996, when he became emeritus professor.
Professor Linnane received the Lemberg Medal from the Australian Biochemical Society in 1973.
He was elected to the Australian Academy of Science in 1972, to the Royal Society in 1980, and to the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering in 1999.
After a stint as Treasurer of the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, he received that organization's Distinguished Service Award in 2000.
He was appointed a member of the Order of Australia in 1995.