Title TREVOR LITHGOW AWARDED 2017 RESEARCH MEDAL Degree of recognition National Media type Web Country Australia Date 12/12/17 Description The Medal is awarded on the strength of an exemplary publication track record, consistent excellence in innovation, groundbreaking research and patents, a track record of incorporating novel scientific techniques and methods, and exemplary leadership in science through public promotion, advocacy and influence across the scientific community.
The award of the Medal to Professor Lithgow acknowledges his outstanding contributions to the fields of Biochemistry and Cell Biology. Based at the Department of Microbiology within Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute, he heads a team of postdoctoral fellows, research assistants and PhD students to examine cellular microbiology. He and his team uncover clues on how to tackle important issues like the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria – a priority on the Global Health Agenda. The knowledge his work has uncovered provides an essential step towards developing new anti-microbial strategies required by this century’s environmental, agricultural and health industries.
URL https://rsv.org.au/trevor-lithgow/ Persons Trevor Lithgow