Robert Henry Symons

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1963-2000 University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 
Area:
structure, function and replication of plant viruses, viroids and virusoids
Website:
https://www.science.org.au/fellowship/fellows/biographical-memoirs/robert-henry-symons-1934–2006
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(1934 - 2006)
https://www.adelaide.edu.au/adelaidean/issues/16521/news16606.html
DOI: 10.1098/rsbm.2008.0012
https://books.google.com/books?id=nNoPAQAAMAAJ

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Parents

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Francis J. R. Hird grad student 1960 University of Melbourne (Microtree)
 (The metabolism of glucose and fatty acids by tissues of the sheep with particular reference to ketone body formation.)
Roy Markham post-doc 1961-1962 Cambridge
Paul Berg research scientist 1971 Stanford
 (NIH Fellowship)
Frederick Sanger research scientist 1978 MRC-LMB
 (Royal Society Bursary)

Children

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Peter Palukaitis grad student 1981 University of Adelaide (Cell Biology Tree)
James P. Haseloff grad student 1983 University of Adelaide (Plant Biology Tree)
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Shi BJ, Symons RH, Palukaitis P. (2009) Stability and competitiveness of interviral recombinant RNAs derived from a chimeric cucumovirus. Virus Research. 140: 216-21
Shi BJ, Symons RH, Palukaitis P. (2008) The cucumovirus 2b gene drives selection of inter-viral recombinants affecting the crossover site, the acceptor RNA and the rate of selection. Nucleic Acids Research. 36: 1057-71
Shi BJ, Palukaitis P, Symons RH. (2005) The conserved, 5' termini of RNAs 1 and 2 of Tomato aspermy virus are dispensable for infection but affect virulence. Virus Genes. 30: 181-91
Shi BJ, Habili N, Gafny R, et al. (2004) Extensive variation of sequence within isolates of Grapevine virus B+. Virus Genes. 29: 279-85
Shi BJ, Palukaitis P, Symons RH. (2004) Stable and unstable mutations in the 5' non-translated regions of tomato aspermy virus RNAs 1 and 2 generated de novo from infectious cDNA clones containing a cauliflower mosaic virus 35S promoter. Virus Genes. 28: 277-83
Shi BJ, Miller J, Symons RH, et al. (2003) The 2b protein of cucumoviruses has a role in promoting the cell-to-cell movement of pseudorecombinant viruses. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions : Mpmi. 16: 261-7
Shi BJ, Palukaitis P, Symons RH. (2002) Differential virulence by strains of Cucumber mosaic virus is mediated by the 2b gene. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions : Mpmi. 15: 947-55
Shi BJ, Ding SW, Symons RH. (1997) Plasmid vector for cloning infectious cDNAs from plant RNA viruses: high infectivity of cDNA clones of tomato aspermy cucumovirus. The Journal of General Virology. 78: 1181-5
Shi BJ, Ding SW, Symons RH. (1997) In vivo expression of an overlapping gene encoded by the cucumoviruses. The Journal of General Virology. 78: 237-41
Ding SW, Shi BJ, Li WX, et al. (1996) An interspecies hybrid RNA virus is significantly more virulent than either parental virus. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 93: 7470-4
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