Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, U. Sydney, 1954, Bachelor of Science, 1952. Doctor of Philosophy, University Melbourne, 1960. Junior and senior resident officer Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, 1955-1956.
Research fellow Walter and Eliza Hall Institute Medical.
Junior and senior resident officer Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, 1955-1956. Research fellow Walter and Eliza Hall Institute Medical Research, Melbourne, 1957-1959, deputy director, 1961-1965, director, 1965-1996. Founding partner Foursight Associate Proprietary, since 1996.
Assistant professor department genetics Stanford University, 1959-1961. Professor medical biology University Melbourne, 1965-1996, professor emeritus department pathology, 1996-1999. Chair World Health Organization Global Programme for Vaccines and Immunization, since 1992.
Visiting scientist Pasteur Institute, 1968-1969. Visiting professor University Oregon, 1970, University California, Berkeley, 1978. Member advisory committee medical research World Health Organization, 1973-1980, special consultant, 1976.
Chairman Western Pacific Regional Advisory Committee on Medical Research, 1976-1980. Member Australian Industrial Research and Development Incentives Board.
Fellow Australian Academy of Sciences, since 1967, (treasurer 1973-1976), (president 1994-1998), Royal Society (London), National Academy of Sciences (foreign associate). Member Australian Science and Technology Council, American Association Immunologists, Transplantation Society (vice president 1971-1973), American Academy Arts and Sciences (foreign), Melbourne Club, Rosebud Country Club, president, International Union of Immunological Council, 1986-1998, chairman Victorian Health Promotion Foundation, 1987-1996, member, The Prime Min.'s Science, Engineering and Innovation Council, 1989-1998.
Married Lyn B. Dunnicliff, November 19, 1955. Children: Katrina, Michael, Brigid, Stephen.