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Sir Macfarlane Burnet, scientist and thinker

the John Murtagh Macrossan Lecture, delivered at the University of Queensland, 8 April 1987

by Fenner, Frank.

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Published by University of Queensland Press in St Lucia, Qld .
Written in English

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  • Burnet, Macfarlane, -- Sir.

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    Statementby Frank Fenner.
    SeriesJohn Murtagh Macrossan Lecture
    The Physical Object
    Pagination18p. ;
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21634696M
    ISBN 100702221074

    The Australian virologist and physician Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet () made important contributions to virology, immunology, and human biology. On Sept. 3, , F. Macfarlane Burnet was born in the country town of Traralgon. He was a naturalist at heart, wandering in the bush to study animals, birds, and insects. Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet, usually known as Macfarlane or Mac Burnet, was an Australian virologist best known for his contributions to immunology. He won a Nobel Prize in for predicting acquired immune tolerance and was best known for developing the theory of .

    Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet becomes the third director of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute (). A future Nobel laureate and one of Australia’s most revered scientists, Burnet makes significant contributions to bacteriology, virology and immunology over his year career, most of which are spent at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute. Fenner, Frank (). 《Sir Macfarlane Burnet, Scientist and Thinker》. Brisbane: University of Queensland Press. ISBN Sexton, Christopher (). 《The Seeds of Time: The Life of Sir Macfarlane Burnet》. New York: Oxford. ISBN Sexton, Christopher (). 《Burnet: a Life》. South Melbourne: Oxford University 국적: 오스트레일리아.

    The Australian virologist and physician Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet () made important contributions to virology, immunology, and human biology. On Sept. 3, , F. Macfarlane Burnet was born in the country town of Traralgon. He was a naturalist at heart, wandering in the bush to study animals, birds, and insects. After graduating as a doctor. Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet, OM AK KBE FRS FAA FRSNZ (3 September – 31 August ), usually known as Macfarlane or Mac Burnet, was an Australian virologist best known for his contributions to won the Nobel Prize in for predicting acquired immune tolerance and was best known for developing the theory of clonal selection.. Burnet received Born: 3 September , Traralgon, Victoria.


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Lucia, Queensland. Sir Macfarlane Burnet is on e of Australia's most distinguished scientists. Now, after sixty years' association with the medical and biological sciences, he has set down the important features of his thoughts on the human situation in the form of a credo, a statement of his : Frank Macfarlane Burnet.

This is a list of books and monographs by Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet, arranged thematically, with original titles, publishers and dates of wrote widely on virology, immunology and later in life on popular science issues. He wrote over papers and 31 books, several of which were published in multiple editions; 15 Sir Macfarlane Burnet those books followed his retirement.

A shortened version is available online from the Australian Academy of Science, another was published as Sir Macfarlane Burnet Scientist and Thinker, by the University of Queensland Press in ISBN ; Sexton, C.

Burnet, a Life. Sir Macfarlane Burnet, in full Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet, (born Sept. 3,Traralgon, Australia—died Aug. 31,Melbourne), Australian physician, immunologist, and virologist who, with Sir Peter Medawar, scientist and thinker book awarded the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for the discovery of acquired immunological tolerance, the concept on which tissue transplantation.

His wife Lady Burnet survived him, along with his children from his first marriage, Ian, Elizabeth and Deborah, and eight grandchildren. Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet remains one of Australia's most acclaimed scientists; a man who made an extraordinary contribution to human medicine and wellbeing, and who also stood up as a proud Australian.

Frank Macfarlane Burnet was born on September 3,in Traralgon, Victoria, Australia, Burnet attended the University of Melbourne where he earned an M.B.

B.S. in and an M.D. in He spent one year as a resident pathologist at the Melbourne Hospital, working in the laboratories of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute. Macfarlane Burnet’s Contributions to Science. Burnet’s scientific discoveries and achievements were legion; he published over papers documenting his own research work, mainly in the field of virology.

It is, however, his work in immunology, only a minor part of his work, for which he is best remembered. One of Australia’s greatest virologists and immunologists, Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet OM, AK, KBE () received the Nobel Prize for Medicine in Burnet’s discovery of acquired immunological tolerance, of how the body recognises the difference between self and non-self was enormously significant.

Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet Biographical S ir Frank Macfarlane Burnet was born at Traralgon, Victoria, Australia, on September 3rd, He is the son of the Manager of the branch of the Colonial Bank in that town. He was educated at the Victoria State Schools and at Geelong College, completing his medical course at the University of Melbourne, where he graduated.

Frank Macfarlane Burnet was born on September 3, in Traralgon, eastern Victoria, as the second of seven kids, to Scottish emigrants Frank Burnet and Hadassah Burnet.

He went to state schools in Traralgon and Terang, before moving to boarder Geelong College on full scholarship in Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet OM AK KBE (–), medical scientist, was awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine in for his work with Sir Peter Medawar on acquired immunological tolerance to tissue transplants.

Burnet had earlier worked with Jean Macnamara to prove that there were at least two viruses causing poliomyelitis, and had isolated the Q fever bacterium. Sir Macfarlane Burnet -- Nobel laureate, member of Order of Merit, Australia's most honored citizen at the time of his death -- was a giant of twentieth-century science.

Burnet: A Life, published to coincide with the centenary of his birth, tells the story of Burnets complex genius: his early life in Taralgon; his pioneering discoveries in the fields of virology and immunology; his 5/5(1). Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet, OM, AK, KBE, FRS, often known as Macfarlane or Mac Burnet, was an Australian virologist who made major contributions to immunology.

Burnet received his M.D. degree from the University of Melbourne inand his Ph.D. from the University of London in /5. Burnet book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Sir Macfarlane Burnet -- Nobel laureate, member of Order of Merit, Australia's most Ratings: 0.

Sir Frank Macfarlane (Mac) Burnet (), medical scientist, was born on 3 September at Traralgon, Victoria, second of seven children of Frank Burnet, bank manager, and his wife Hadassah, née McKay.

Born in Scotland, Frank migrated to Australia as a young man; Hadassah was born in Victoria and also had Scottish forebears. With the death of Frank Macfarlane Burnet on 31 AugustAustralia lost its greatest biologist, a man who had spent virtually all of a long working life in Australia.

His experimental work on bacteriophages and animal viruses, especially influenza virus, resulted in major discoveries concerning their nature and replication, and he was a. Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet A leader of the Australian scientific community.

A man of imagination, discipline and enquiring interest in many fields, his legacy includes breakthroughs made in understanding the immune system, infectious disease and disease prevention He won the Nobel Prize in for his work in Size: KB.

The Macfarlane Burnet Medal and Lecture is a biennial award given by the Australian Academy of Science to recognise outstanding scientific research in the biological sciences.

It was established in and honours the memory of Nobel Laureate Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet, OM KBE MD FAA FRS, the Australian virologist best known for his contributions to. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK Natural history of infectious disease by Burnet, F.

M. (Frank Macfarlane), Sir, ; Burnet, F. M. (Frank Macfarlane), Sir, Biological aspects of infectious diseases. Publication datePages: Frank Macfarlane Burnet was the second of seven children and from childhood was known as "Mac".

He had an older sister, two younger sisters and three younger brothers. The eldest daughter Doris had a mental disability that consumed most of Hadassah's time and the family saw Doris's condition as an unspoken stigma, discouraging the other.Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet, OM AK KBE FRS FAA FRSNZ (3 September – 31 Ogos ), biasanya dikenali sebagai Macfarlane atau Mac Burnet, ialah ahli virologi Australia yang paling terkenal kerana sumbangannya kepada memenangi Hadiah Nobel pada tahun untuk meramalkan toleransi imun yang diperoleh dan paling terkenal kerana .