CSIRO Medals 2006 – Chairman’s Medal – Colin Ward
Colin Ward and colleagues (CSIRO Molecular and Health Technologies). For their landmark achievement of determining the molecular structure of the human insulin receptor, the protein on the surface of cells that mediates the effects of insulin. Team Leader: Dr Colin Ward. Seminal Contributors: Dr Timothy Adams, Dr Maurice Frenkel, Dr Michael Lawrence, Ms Mei-Zhen Lou, Dr George Lovrecz, Dr Neil McKern and Dr Victor Streltsov. Significant Contributors: Mr John Bentley, Ms Kellie Cartledge, Ms Elizabeth Da Silva, Dr Thomas Elleman, Dr V. Chandana Epa, Dr Ross Fernley, Mr Peter Hoyne, Mrs Jennifer Lewis, Mr Tam Pham, Ms Pat Pilling, Ms Kim Richards, Ms Christine Robinson, Ms Sonia Sankovich, Dr Lindsay Sparrow, Ms Violet Stoichevska. Other Contributors: Dr Olan Dolezal, Mr Albert van Donkelaar, Mr Phillip Strike, Mr Nic Bartone, Dr Louis Lu, Mr Lemuel Cheong, Ms Tram Phan.