Thomas Joseph Higgins
Thomas Joseph Higgins, Irish plant scientist, biochemist, botanist. Recipient Peter Goldacre award, Australian Society Plant Physiological, 1978. Fellow Australian Academy Technological Sciences Engineering; member International Society Plant Molecular Biology, American Society Plan Biology.
Higgins, Thomas Joseph was born on September 12, 1944 in Roscommon, Ireland. Arrived in Australia, 1971. Son of Patrick Joseph and Brigid (Keigher) Higgins.
Bachelor in Agricultural Sciences, National University Ireland, Dublin, 1966. Master in Agricultural Sciences, National University Ireland, Dublin, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, University California, Davis, 1971.
Postdoctoral fellow Australian National University, Canberra, 1971-1973. Research science Commonwealth Science and Industrial Research Organization, Plant Industry, 1974-1992, chief research scientist, since 1992.
Editor: Phytohormones I and II, 1978.
Fellow Australian Academy Technological Sciences Engineering. Member International Society Plant Molecular Biology, American Society Plan Biology.
Scottish country dancing.
Married Peggy Loraine Horn, February 3, 1973.
Patrick Joseph Higgins
Brigid (Keigher) Higgins
Peggy Loraine Horn