Professor Peter Klinken AC
Australian Space Agency Advisory Board member
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.