Professor John Whitelock

University of New South Wales, Sydney

Positions, Honors and Awards

  • Leverhulme Trust Professorial Fellow, University of Nottingham, UK, 02 – 08, 2017
  • Head of School, Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, 2012 – 2016
  • Associate Dean for Research, Faculty of Engineering, 2010 - 2012
  • Professor, University of New South Wales, 2009 – present
  • Associate Professor, University of New South Wales, 2003 – 2009
  • Principal Research Scientist, Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation, CSIRO, Australia, 1992-2002.
  • Barry Preston Award, 2015 – Matrix Biology Society of Australia and New Zealand
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Biological Chemistry (2014 - present)
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the Matrix Biology Journal (2013 - present)
  • Council member, International Society for Matrix Biology (2011 – 2016)
  • President, Matrix Biology Society of Australia and New Zealand (2009 -2011)
  • Vice President, Matrix Biology Society of Australia and New Zealand (2007)
  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of Agenta Biotechnologies, USA (2003-2005)
  • Treasurer, Matrix Biology Society of Australia and New Zealand (2003)
  • Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Bone and Joint Research at Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney. 2002 - 2006
  • UK Exchange Fellowship – Australian Academy of Sciences; 2000

166 publications in total; H Indices of 33 (Scopus) and 35 (Google Scholar)

7 patens filed across the world including 2 granted US patents and one under examination in Europe, Australia and the US.