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Trikojus, Victor Martin (1902 - 1985)

Prof., CBE Dphil (Oxf) DSc (Syd) MSc FRACI FAA
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Born: 5 February 1902  Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.  Died: 27 January 1985.

From 1928 - 1943 Trikojus lectured in organic chemistry and medical organic chemistry at the University of Sydney. He then moved to the University of Melbourne where he became Professor and Head of the School of Biochemistry 1943 - 68, and Dean of the Faculty of Science 1952 - 1954 .

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Born 5 February 1902. Died 27 January 1985. CBE 1971. Educated Universities of Sydney (BSc 1924) and Oxford (PhD 1926). Laboratorium des Staates, Munich 1927-28, lecturer, Department of Organic chemistry 1928-32, lecturer in medical organic chemistry 1932-43, professor of biochemistry, University of Melbourne 1943-68, Honorary Research Professor, then Honorary Professor 1968-, Senior Visiting Scientist, CSIRO, Prospect, New South Wales and University of Melbourne School of Chemistry 1969-70. Inaugural Chairman, Drug Sub-committee, Australian Association of Scientific Workers 1939-42, Director of Research, Medical Equipment Control Committee 1939-44. H.G. Smith Memorial Medal, Royal Australian Chemical Institute 1945, Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science 1954.

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