Nossal, Gustav Joseph Victor, (FAA, FRS, FTSE) (1931-)

Also known as
Nossal, G. J. V. (1931-)
Nossal, G. J. V. (Gustav Joseph Victor), (Sir) (1931-)
Nossal, Gustav, (Sir) (1931-)
Nossal, Gustav (1931-)
Nossal, Gustav Joseph Victor, (Sir) (1931-)
Nossal, Gustav Joseph Victor (1931-)
Field of activity
Immunologist; Medical scientist
Libraries Australia
http://nla.gov.au/anbd.aut-an35392085
NLA Persistent Identifier
https://nla.gov.au/nla.party-511802

Biographies

Sir Gustav Nossal was Director of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research 1965-1996 and Professor of Medical Biology at the University of Melbourne. He is distinguished for his contributions to the fields of antibody formation and immunological tolerance. In 1996 he was one of the founders of Foursight, a company providing advice on R&D and science to companies, investment institutions, academics and government.

  • Education - Bachelor of Medical Science (BSc(Med)), The University of Sydney, Australia
  • Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), The University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Education - Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MB, BS), The University of Sydney, Australia
  • Career position - Junior and Senior Resident Officer, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia
  • Career position - Research Fellow, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Australia
  • Career position - Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics, Standford University School of Medical Research, United States of America
  • Career position - Deputy Director, Immunology, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Australia
  • Career position - Professor of Medical Biology, The University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Career position - Director, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Australia
  • Award - Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE)
  • Award - Knighthood
  • Award - Companion of the Order of Australia (AC), Commonwealth Government of Australia
  • Chair - President, Australian Academy of Science

View the full record at Encyclopedia of Australian Science

Related people and organisations

Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  • (Corporate Body) Royal Society of Victoria (1859 - )

    <p>In 1964 Gustav Nossal was awarded the Research Medal of the Royal Society of Victoria.</p>

  • (Corporate Body) Royal Society of New South Wales (1866 - )

    <p>In 1995 the Royal Society of New South Wales awarded Gustav Nossal their James Cook Medal.</p>

  • (Corporate Body) Australian Academy of Technological Sciences (1976 - 1987)

    <p>In 1981 Gustav Nossal was elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences.</p>

  • (Corporate Body) Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science (ANZAAS) (1930 - )

    <p>In 1982 Gustav Nossal was awarded the Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science (ANZAAS) medal.</p>

  • (Corporate Body) Australian Academy of Science (1954 - )

    <p>Gustav Nossal was president of the Australian Academy of Science from 1994 until 1998. In 1967 he was elected a Fellow, and in 1979 he received the Burnet Medal from the Australian Academy of Science.</p>

  • (Corporate Body) The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research (1915 - )

    <p>Gustav Nossal held a number of positions at The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research including Research Fellow (1959 - 1961) and Director (1965 - 1996).</p>

  • (Corporate Body) The University of Melbourne (1853 - )

    <p>Gustav Nossal was a Professor of Medical Biology at The University of Melbourne between 1965 and 1996.</p>

Resources for Gustav Joseph Victor Nossal

Selected resources (19)

Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Nossal, Gustav Joseph Victor
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Burnet and Nossal: the Impact of Immunology on the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute
    Marchalonis, John J.
    Published: 1994
    Series: Quaterly Review of Biology, 69, 53-67
  3. Portraits in Science
    Moyal, Ann
    Published: National Library of Australia, Canberra, 1994
  4. Interview with Sir Gustav Nossal
    Blythe, Max
    Published: Australian Academy of Science, 1987
    Series: Interviews with Australian scientists
  5. William Reade Lane
    Galbraith, Douglas, Sutherland, Struan and Nossal, G.
    Published: 1974
    Series: Medical Journal of Australia, 1974, 2, 376-7
  6. Achievements and challenges for Australian science: Distinguished Lecture Series 1993
    Ian Clunies Ross Memorial Foundation
    Published: Ian Clunies Ross Memorial Foundation, Parkville (Vic.), 1993
  7. Some Landmarks in Australian Immunology
    Nossal, Gustav
    Published: 1991
    Series: Immunology and Cell Biology, 69, 5, 327-335
  8. The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research: 1915-1985
    Nossal, Gustaf J. V.
    Published: 1985
    Series: Medical Journal of Australia, 143, 153-157
  9. Obituary: Professor Geoffrey Randolph Shellam
    Cunningham, Tony, Mackenzie, John, Nossal, Gustav and Rawlinson, William
    Published: 2015
    Series: Microbiology Australia, 2015, November, 200-1
  10. Choices Following Antigen Entry: Antibody Formation or immunologic Tolerance?
    Nossal, G.J.
    Published: 1995
    Series: Annual Review of Immunology, 13, 1-27
  11. The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research 1965-1995: From Basic Research to Clinical Triumphs.
    Nossal, G.J.
    Published: 1995
    Series: Medical Journal of Australia, 163, 11-12, 599-603
  12. Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet, OM, FRS, Nobel Laureate, 1899-1985
    Nossal, Gustav
    Published: 1999
    Series: Eureka Street, 9, 7, 22-27
  13. Burnet, Sir Frank Macfarlane (1899-1985), Medical Scientist
    Nossal, G. J. V.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2007
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 17, 160-164
  14. Diversity and Discovery: the History of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, 1965-1996
    Nossal, Gustav
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Carlton, Vic., 2007
  15. Gordon Leslie Ada 1922-2012
    Nossal, Gustav J. V. and Parish, Christopher R.
    Published: 2015
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 26, 164-78
  16. Sir Frank MacFarlane Burnet (1899-1985)
    Nossal, G. J. V.
    Published: 1985
    Series: Nature, 317, 108
  17. An "Accidental Immunologist": an Interview with Professor Sir Gustav Nossal
    Anderson, Warwick
    Published: 2014
    Series: Health and History, 16, 2, 115-39
  18. Frank Macfarlane Burnet, 1899-1985
    Fenner, F.
    Published: 1987
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 7, 1, 39-77
  19. Speech by Ditta Bartels at launch of the Guide to the Records of Frank Macfarlane Burnet
    Bartels, Ditta
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, Canberra, 1994
    Series: History of Australian Science Newsletter, 32

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