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Cook, Nancy (1910 - )

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Nancy Cook was educated at the University of Melbourne, graduating BSc in 1931 and MSc in 1932. She worked as a research scholar and demonstrator in the Department of Bacteriology in Melbourne 1932-37. In 1937 she moved to the South Australian Government Laboratory of Pathology and Bacteriology (which was incorporated into the Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science in 1938), remaining there till 1951. In 1939 she was appointed lecturer in bacteriology at the University of Adelaide, becoming Lecturer-in-Charge in 1942 and Reader-in-Charge of Bacteriology in 1952, when she also became full-time at the University. In 1960 she was appointed Reader in Industrial Microbiology and in 1967 moved to the Department of Oral Biology as Reader in Oral Microbiology, retiring in 1975. She was president of the Australian Society for Microbiology 1962-64. One of her research interests was salmonella and antibiotics. She was appointed OBE - Officer of The Order of the British Empire (Civil) - 1 January 1951 for her work in the Department of Bacteriology at the University of Adelaide.

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Alternative Names: Atkinson, Nancy (maiden name)

Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: Rosanne Walker
Created: 20 November 2002
Modified: 13 December 2006

Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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