The Frank Fenner Medal

The Frank Fenner Medal is awarded annually for the most outstanding PhD thesis submitted in The John Curtin School of Medical Research at The Australian National University. The award, consists of a medal and a monetary prize. The purpose of the Frank Fenner medal is to encourage PhD students in the School to strive for excellence. The Medal is one of the few prizes to reward outstanding achievement at such an early career stage.

2015

Dr Deepthi Menon

2014

Dr Amy Hanna

2013

Dr Candice Lee

Understanding pathogenic and physiological T follicular helper cell formation

2012

Dr John Altin

On the regulation of T helper Type 2 (Th2) responses

2010

Immunodeficiency caused by DOCK8 mutation in Primurus mice

2009

Dr Michelle Linterman

Roquin controls germinal center formation and tolerance

2008

Dr Johannes J. Letzkus

Mechanisms governing information processing at unitary synaptic connections in the neocortex

2007

Dr Di Yu

Biomarkers of T cell help to germinal centre B cells

2006

Dr Amanda de Mestre

Regulation of heparanase transcription

2005

Dr Adrian Liston

Genetic lesions in thymus-aquired self tolerance

2004

Dr Allison Jones

Functional studies of histidine-rich glycoprotein

2003

Dr Ming Yang

Molecular mechanisms regulating eosinophil migration and airways

2002

Dr Francis Willard

Functional roles of growth factor receptor signal transduction pathways

2001

Dr Jade Forwood

Importin b-mediated nuclear import pathways for DNS-binding proteins

2000

Dr Anna Reynolds

Molecular mechanisms regulating the retrograde axonal transport of neurotrophic factors

1999

Dr Sabine Piller

Structure function studies of virus protein R from human immunodeficiency virus-1

1998

Dr Cheryl Wise

Comparative molecular genetics of humans and chimpanzees

1997

Dr Simon Hogan

Role of cytokines in the regulation of allergic airways inflammation

1996

Dr Michael Grimm

Recruitment of leukocytes to inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) - affected mucosa

1995

Dr Tracy Hale

Regulation of the mouse p53 promoter

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