Gustav Nossal

Gustav Nossal

Gustav Nossal

Birth : Gustav Victor Joseph Nossal (1931-06-04)4 June 1931(age 89) Bad Ischl, Austria

Personal Information

Name Gustav Nossal
Birth (1931-06-04)4 June 1931(age 89) Bad Ischl, Austria
Birth Place (age 89) Bad Ischl, Austria
Nationality Australia
Alma Mater The University of Sydney,The University of Melbourne
Fields Immunology
Institution The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research,Melbourne)
Famous Research His contributions to the fields of antibody formation and immunological tolerance

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Events Occured in Scienctist Life

1931

Nossal (born 4 June 1931) is an Austrian-born Australian research biologist.

1939

His family left their home town of Vienna for Australia in 1939 following Nazi Germany's annexation of Austria.

1948

In 1948, he entered the Sydney Medical School, graduating later with first-class honours.

1960

At the age of 26, he left his job in Sydney and moved to Melbourne to work with Macfarlane Burnet in medical science at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research and gained his Ph.D. degree in 1960.

1965

Following the retirement of Macfarlane Burnet in 1965, at the age of 35 Nossal became director of Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, a position that he kept until 1996.

1993

He has been Chairman of the committee overseeing the World Health Organization's Vaccines and Biologicals Program (1993-2002) and Chairman of the Strategic Advisory Council of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Children's Vaccine Program (1998-2003).

1970

Emil von Behring Prize 1970 – Appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire for his contribution to medical research 1977 –

1979

Knighted for his ground-breaking work in immunology 1979 – Awarded the Macfarlane Burnet Medal and Lecture by the Australian Academy of Science 1980 — Foreign Fellow of the Indian National Science Academy 1981 —

1982

Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering 1982 – Awarded the ANZAAS Medal 1982 — FRS 1982 — Rostrum Award of Merit, for excellence in the art of public speaking over a considerable period and his demonstration of an effective contribution to society through the spoken word 1983 — HonFRSE 1989 – Appointed a Companion of the Order of Australia for his service to medicine, to science and to the community 1990 – Awarded the Albert Einstein World Award of Science 1994 – Awarded James Cook Medal 1996 – Won the Koch Gold Medal, the prize being awarded for prizes for major advances in biomedical sciences, particularly in the fields of microbiology and immunology.

2007

Inducted as an honorary member of the Monash University Golden Key Society 2007 –

2009

The Nossal Institute for Global Health at the University of Melbourne was named in honour of Nossal 2009 –


Honors

  • 1967 — Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science
  • 1969 — Phi Beta Kappa Award in Science
  • 1969 — SSI Honorary Member
  • 1970 — Emil von Behring Prize
  • 1970 – Appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire for his contribution to medical research
  • 1977 – Knighted for his ground-breaking work in immunology
  • 1979 – Awarded the Macfarlane Burnet Medal and Lecture by the Australian Academy of Science
  • 1980 — Foreign Fellow of the Indian National Science Academy
  • 1981 — Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
  • 1982 – Awarded the ANZAAS Medal
  • 1982 — FRS
  • 1982 — Rostrum Award of Merit, for excellence in the art of public speaking over a considerable period and his demonstration of an effective contribution to society through the spoken word
  • 1983 — HonFRSE
  • 1989 – Appointed a Companion of the Order of Australia for his service to medicine, to science and to the community
  • 1990 – Awarded the Albert Einstein World Award of Science
  • 1994 – Awarded James Cook Medal
  • 1996 – Won the Koch Gold Medal, the prize being awarded for prizes for major advances in biomedical sciences, particularly in the fields of microbiology and immunology.
  • 1996 — Fellow of the Royal Society of Victoria
  • 1997 – Listed as one of the 100 Australians identified as Australia's Living National Treasures
  • 2000 – Named as Australian of the Year
  • 2001 – Recipient of the Centenary Medal for distinguished service to the study of antibody formation and immunological tolerance
  • 2002 – Nossal was featured on an Australian postage stamp
  • 2006 – Inducted as an honorary member of the Monash University Golden Key Society
  • 2007 – The Nossal Institute for Global Health at the University of Melbourne was named in honour of Nossal
  • 2009 – The Nossal High School, located at the Berwick campus of Monash University, is named in honour of Nossal
  • 2010 – Awarded the Inaugural Monash Medal as an Outstanding Australian for his contribution to the Australian community and beyond
  • 2012 – Monash University Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Foreign Member of the Korean Academy of Science and Technology