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List of notable or famous scientists from Australia, with bios and photos, including the top scientists born in Australia and even some popular scientists who immigrated to Australia. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Australian scientists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These scientists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known scientist from Australia is included when available.

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This historic scientists from Australia list can help answer the questions "Who are some Australian scientists of note?" and "Who are the most famous scientists from Australia?" These prominent scientists of Australia may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Australian scientists.

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Adrianne Pope

Profession: Scientist

Professor Aileen Joy Plant was a leading Australian infectious diseases epidemiologist. She was professor of international health at Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia. Born in the Victorian country town of Warrigal, the fourth of eight children, her parents had a car ...more

Birthplace: Australia

Profession: Professor, Scientist

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Alan Trounson, PhD, is a biologist and President of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine California's $3 billion stem cell agency. He was previously Professor of Stem Cell Sciences and the Director of the Monash Immunology and Stem Cell Laboratories at Monash University, and retains ...more

Profession: Professor, Researcher, Scientist

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Alex Fraser is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Scientists from Australia
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Alex Fraser was a major innovator in the development of the computer modeling of population genetics and his work has stimulated many advances in genetic research over the past decades. His efforts in the 1950s and 1960s had a profound impact on the development of computational models of ...more

Age: Died at 79 (1923-2002)

Birthplace: Europe, Eurasia, United Kingdom, London, England, + more

Profession: Computer scientist, Scientist

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