Emeritus Professor Phillip Nagley AM

Emeritus Professor Phillip Nagley AM

Bid wins:
26th International Congress of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
22-26 September 2024

About:
Phillip Nagley is an Emeritus Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Monash University, and Honorary Professor in the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health at the University of Melbourne. He is Archivist of the Federation of Asian and Oceanian Biochemists and Molecular Biologists (FAOBMB), previously Secretary General 2012-2017. He was Deputy Director, ARC Centre of Excellence in Structural and Functional Microbial Genomics at Monash until 2010. During his time as President of the Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Professor Nagley led a successful bid to hold the 12th IUBMB Conference in Melbourne in 2010. This major international conference was held in conjunction with the regional organisation FAOBMB and the national ComBio meeting in 2010 and attracted 1,600 scientists from around the world. Professor Nagley’s research field is biochemistry and molecular biology, and his interests extend to cell biology, genetics and neuroscience. He had a 40-year carreer at Monash University in research and teaching, and became a prominent educator in biomedical sciences. Although retired in a formal sense at the end of 2012, he is still very active professionally and engaged in scientific developments and leadership. Most recently he played a key role in the successful bid to bring the 26th International Congress of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology to Melbourne in 2024.

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