Burnet and Nossal: The Impact on Immunology of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute

@article{Marchalonis1994BurnetAN,
  title={Burnet and Nossal: The Impact on Immunology of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute},
  author={John Jacob Marchalonis},
  journal={The Quarterly Review of Biology},
  year={1994},
  volume={69},
  pages={53 - 67}
}
  • J. Marchalonis
  • Published 1 March 1994
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • The Quarterly Review of Biology
THE WALTER AND ELIZA HALL Institute of Medical Research in Melbourne, Australia is probably the world's best known research center devoted to the study of immunology. This recognition was gained under the leadership of its third director, Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet, who headed the Institute from 1944 to 1965. Subsequently, the Institute has shown explosive growth under the leadership of its present director, Sir Gustav Nossal (1966 to present). The two individuals differ markedly in personal… Expand
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