Peter Doherty is currently the Michael F Tamer chair for biomedical research at St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, and a laureate professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Melbourne.

He shared the 1996 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine, and was Australian of the year in 1997.

His first book on science for a general audience, The Beginners Guide to Winning the Nobel Prize (MUP, 2014), has been translated into six languages.


Pieces by Peter Doherty

Living with complexity
Edition 52: Imagining the Future

Beyond greed
Edition 12: Hot Air

Beating the tyrant distance
Edition 6: Our Global Face

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