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Professor Frank Griffin elected as Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand

Posted by on 16 October 2012 | Comments

Professor Frank Griffin was one of eleven top New Zealand researchers and scholars elected as Fellows of the Royal Society of New Zealand at the Annual General Meeting of the Society’s Academy in Wellington today (October 17).

Academy Chairperson Professor Le Heron said: “Being elected as a Fellow is an honour given to our top researchers for showing exceptional distinction in research or in the advancement of science, technology or the humanities”.

Frank has inspired and led the development of diagnostic tests and a vaccine to combat three major bacterial diseases of deer, Tuberculosis, Yersiniosis and Johne’s disease.

For further information on Frank’s research, view his webpage

For the Royal Society of New Zealand media release, click here