Ronald Robert Hull, Australian microbiologist, consultant. Achievements include development of 1st technology for control of viral infections in commercial dairy fermentations; now used worldwide; development of successful probiotic for treatment and control of rotavirus infection in new-borne farm animals. Recipient Loftus Hills award, Dairy Industry Association, Australia.
Research associate, molecular oncology unit, pathology department Stanford University Medical School, Palo Alto, California, 1971—1974. Research scientist, dairy microbiology & starter cultures Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation Division Food Sciences, Melbourne, Australia, 1974—1984, principal research scientist, dairy microbiology, 1984—1986. R & d scientist, microbial dairy cultures Christian Hansen Laboratories AS, Copenhagen, 1985—1986.
Principal consultant microbiologist Ron Hull & Associates, since 1994. Adjustment lecturer, food microbiology, department food science School Biological Sciences, Victoria University of Technology, Werribee, Australia, 1995—2009. Member reference group, food standards sub-committee, department human services Victorian Government, 1999—2005.
1971 - 1974
1974 - 1984
1985 - 1986