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Ronald Robert Hull

consultant , microbiologist

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.

Background

Hull, Ronald Robert was born on January 9, 1944 in Port Lincoln, South Australia. Son of John Edward Arthur and Annie Hull.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Adelaide University, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology, Adelaide University, 1971.

Career

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.

Achievements

  • 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.

Works

  • Contributor articles to science journals.

Membership

Member of American Society Microbiology, Australian Specialist Cheese Makers Association Inc., Dairy Industry Association Australia Inc.

Connections

Married Judith Hadley Martin, December 31, 1968. Children: Matthew J. Simon T., Jonathan M.

father:
John Edward Arthur

mother:
Annie Hull

spouse:
Judith Hadley Martin

children:
Matthew J. Simon T. Hull

Jonathan M. Hull