Sir John Crawford Memorial Address

Elizabeth H. Blackburn, PhD Nobel Laureate Professor Emerita, Biochemistry and Biophysics

We are proud to have Australian Nobel Laureate, Prof Emerita Elizabeth H. Blackburn, PhD to present this year’s Sir John Crawford Memorial Address in her first address during a visit to Australia. Professor Blackburn will discuss how her lifetime’s research journey led to her broader interests in optimizing human health, including nutrition.

The Sir John Crawford Memorial Address is the highlight of our specially styled networking dinner which allows participants to meet colleagues and make new connections with a wide variety of peers from across industries and regions.

The Sir John Crawford Memorial Address has been held annually since 1985 in honour of the remarkable Australian in whose name the Crawford Fund was established. Sir John contributed at the highest levels to the development of Australia and other countries, and passionately supported international agricultural research for development.

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