Marshall Hatch

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Marshall Davidson Hatch AM (b. 24 December 1932) was an Australian biochemist and plant physiologist. He was the Chief Research Scientist at the CSIRO Division of Plant Industry in Canberra. He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science, a Fellow of the Royal Society, a Foreign Associate of the US National Academy of Science and was awarded Honorary Doctorates from the University of Gottingen and the University of Queensland.[1] He is now retired.[citation needed]

Education[edit]

Hatch attended Newington College (1947-1950) then majored in biochemistry at the University of Sydney completing his BSc with Honours in 1954 and a PhD in 1959.[2][3]

Career[edit]

From 1955 to 1959 he was a plant research scientist at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) in Sydney. He was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship in 1959 to work with Professor Paul Stumpf in the Department of Biochemistry at the University of California, Davis.[citation needed]

From 1961 to 1966 Hatch worked as Research Officer in the David North Plant Research Centre at Colonial Sugar Refining Co Ltd in Brisbane with K.T. Glasziou. He was a reader in botany at the University of Queensland in 1967; he returned to CSR from 1968 to 1969 serving as director of the David North Plant Research Centre. Since 1970 he has been Chief Research Scientist at CSIRO Plant Industry in Canberra.[4]

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Who’s Who in Australia (Crown Content Melb.2007) pp 952: Hatch, Marshall Davidson (1932-).
  2. ^ Hatch MD (1992) I Can’t believe my luck: Personal perspective. Photosynthesis Research 33: 1-14.
  3. ^ Hatch, Marshall Davidson (1932- ) http://www.asap.unimelb.edu.au/bsparcs/biogs/P000483b.htm), Bright Sparcs. The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994-2007.
  4. ^ Hatch, Marshall Davidson (1932 - ), Bright Sparcs. The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
  5. ^ "It's an Honour". Australian Government. Retrieved 29 January 2013. 
  6. ^ "It's an Honour". Australian Government. Retrieved 29 January 2013. 
Awards
Preceded by
H. King
Succeeded by
C. H. Tyndale-Biscoe