Professor Peter Klinken AC
Australian Space Agency Advisory Board member

State: Western Australia

Current Position: Chief Scientist of Western Australia


  • Leading medical research scientist advancing the understanding of genes in leukaemia, cancer and anaemia
  • Research achievements include discovery of a gene that supresses the growth of tumours
  • Worked as a researcher at the US National Institutes of Health in Washington and Walter and Eliza Hall Institute in Melbourne.

Qualification: PhD in Biochemistry, The University of Western Australia.