Frank Fenner Study Scholarship

By July 15th, 2019

Winners of the Frank Fenner Study Scholarship from 2014 to 2016 with a brief overview of their exceptional research.


Dr Daniel Layton

For research in the area of host/pathogen interaction, that has led to promising outcomes aimed at vaccine production for the third world and commercial applications.


Dr Robyn Hall

Dr Hall is a valued and promising early career researcher. Through this award she looks to gain novel insights into virus-host co-evolution using Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease Virus (RHDV) in Australian wild rabbits as a model.


Dr Sambasivam (Sam) Periyannan

For the remarkable achievement of cloning Sr33, one of the first stem rust resistance gene cloned from wheat. This award accelerates his long term goal to generate durable rust resistance in wheat.