CSIRO Medals 1997 – Chairman’s Medal – The IBDV Team
Ahmed Azad, Dr Kevin Fahey and Dr Colin Ward and colleagues (CSIRO Molecular Science, CSIRO Animal Health). For their outstanding contributions to our knowledge of the structure and biology of the Birnaviridae family of double-stranded RNA viruses, leading to the development of a prototype recombinant vaccine against infectious bursal disease of poultry. Team Leaders: Dr Ahmed Azad, Dr Kevin Fahey (DAH) and Dr Colin Ward. Team Members: Dr Ian Macreadie, Dr Mittur Jagadish, Dr Peter Hudson, Dr Neil McKern, Dr Paul Vaughan, Dr Tony Chapman (CSIRO Animal Health), Dr Hans-Georg Heine, Dr John Skicko, Mr Andrew Wolfe, Dr Dean Hewish and Dr Ian O’Donnell.