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Tall Poppy award for faculty scientist

Dr Michelle Dunstone is one of three Monash researchers to have won a 2009 Young Tall Poppy Science Award in recognition of her outstanding academic performance and efforts to promote an understanding of science in the wider community.

 Based at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and the Department of Microbiology, Dr Dunstone received the award for her work in the areas of biochemistry, immunology and microbiology and for her participation in programs such as the CSIRO Scientists in Schools program.

 "I am honoured to receive this award and to be given the opportunity to present my scientific work to the Australian community," Dr Dunstone said.

 "It is fantastic that Australia is so supportive of its scientists."

 Dr Daniel Price and Dr Wouter Schellart from the Faculty of Science were also honoured in the awards.


Dr Michelle Dunstone

Dr Michelle Dunstone