As Research Director in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Adelaide from 1969-1995, Professor Bob Seamark( B.Ag.Sc., Ph.D.) played a leading role in the translation of Assisted Reproductive Technologies, under development in the livestock industry, to human clinical practice His subsequent appointment, as Director of The Cooperative Research Centre for The Biological control of Vertebrate Pests in Canberra (1995-2001), then allowed him to apply his expertise to environmental issues namely the development of a new generation of biological control agents for the management of introduced pest animals, such as the rabbit, fox and mouse, based on highly specific self disseminating fertility vaccines. Following his return to SA in 2001 to Jan 2004 he served as Director and Chair of the Advisory Board of The Flinders Medical Research Institute. a joint venture between Flinders University SA and Flinders Medical Centre. He presently holds an appointment as Professor in the Department of Medical Biochemistry at Flinders University SA where he plays an active teaching role in the Universities Graduate Entry Medical School Program
Special expertise includes extensive experience in the direction and management of multi disciplinary, multi institute Biotechnology projects in the medical, livestock and environmental sciences with a strong focus on commercial outcomes.