Original Published Date: 
Friday, April 19, 2013

Media issued by University of Western Australia      
The University  of Western Australia's internationally recognised plant scientist Winthrop  Professor Harvey Millar has become the first Australian to win a prestigious  American award in its 40-year history. Professor Millar, who is Deputy Director  at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Energy Biology at UWA, has a passion  for proteins and how they work and has built a remarkable career in the 16  years since he graduated from The Australian National University with a PhD in  biochemistry.