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Dr Marianne Frommer FAA elected Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science


8 April 2010

Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science, Dr Marianne Frommer FAA. Photo: Basil Panayotakos.
Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science, Dr Marianne Frommer FAA. Photo: Basil Panayotakos.

Dr Marianne Frommer FAA has been elected as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science. Dr Frommer was elected into the Academy for her distinguished work in molecular genetics, including her invention of bisulphite genomic sequencing.

Dr Frommer is one of 17 leading Australian scientists to be honoured by election to the Australian Academy of Science on 24 March.

Election to the Academy recognises a career that has significantly advanced, and continues to advance, the world's scientific knowledge.

Scientific contributions of the new Fellows cover a wide range of specialities that include disease control using an insect parasite, conservation planning, high energy astrophysics, digital signals engineering and wireless communication, mitochondrial physiology, and the physics of diamond.