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Christidis, Leslie (Les) (1959 - )

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Born: 30 May 1959
Leslie (Les) Christidis, senior Curator at Museum Victoria, is the author of numerous scientific publications on the evolution and systematics of birds.

Career Highlights
Born 30 May 1959. Educated University of Melbourne (BSc Hons 1980) and Australian National University (PhD 1985). Postdoctoral Fellow, CSIRO Division of Wildlife and Ecology 1985-86, working on the evolutionary history of Australia's birds; QEII Postdoctoral Fellow, Australian National University 1987; senior Curator, Museum of Victoria 1988-date. Research interests include conservation genetics and evolutionary studies using DNA from museum specimens. Wrote The taxonomy and species of birds of Australia and its territories (1994, with Walter Boles, q.v.).

Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: Rosanne Walker
Created: 31 January 2001
Modified: 24 May 2006

Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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