BSc, MSc, PhD, FRSNZ
Emeritus Professor Dick Bellamy is a virologist and molecular cell biologist who has been involved with EDS since 1972. Over his tenure as a full time researcher he worked in the general area of the molecular biology of virus infection and the application of recombinant methods to the characterisation of viral gene products. Dick is a Fellow of the Academy of the Royal Society of New Zealand and recently retired from the University of Auckland after serving 10 years as Dean of Science. Before that he served as Director of the School of Biological Sciences. Dick is a current Director DNA Diagnostics Ltd –a company which he helped found. Dick continues to be involved with a number of other activities in academia and is the current President of the South Epsom Planning Group (Inc).