Premier and Science Minister Colin Barnett with Chief Scientist of WA Peter Klinken. Photo: Attila Csaszar

Klinken appointed chief scientist of WA

Premier and Science Minister Colin Barnett has appointed Peter Klinken as the new chief scientist of Western Australia.

Professor Klinken is regarded for advancing the understanding of genes involved in leukaemia, cancer and anaemia.

His research achievements also include the discovery of a gene that suppresses the growth of tumours.


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