Jim Goding is Emeritus Professor of Experimental Pathology at Monash University. He graduated in medicine in 1971. After PhD studies with Gus Nossal at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, he spent two years as a post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Genetics at Stanford University, California. He then returned to the Hall Institute as Head of the Immunochemistry Laboratory. In 1985 he was appointed Professor and Chairman of the Department of Pathology and Immunology at Monash University. His research interests have involved the structure and function of receptor molecules in the immune system. His book Monoclonal Antibodies: Principles and Practice went through three editions. Together with Bruce Leyland, he has recently published “Who Will Believe My Verse? The Code in Shakespeare’s Sonnets”.