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Recent news & events

Department has double win at New Zealand Society for Oncology meeting

Posted on: 28 October 2016

Congratulations to PhD student Kirsten Ward-Hartstonge and her supervisor Dr Ros Kemp, who together took away the top awards from the most recent New Zealand Society for Oncology meeting.

Dr Ros Kemp features in both Women's Weekly and University of Otago Magazine

Posted on: 18 October 2016

Dr Ros Kemp has appeared in two magazines recently, highlighting the huge potential of her research for future cancer treatments.

Latest CRISPR-Cas study from departmental research team published in Nature Communications

Posted on: 5 October 2016

A collaborative team from the Department of Microbiology and Immunology and a university in the Netherlands is a step closer to unlocking the secrets of bacterial immune systems.

Department hosts visit by Professor Robert Webster, international influenza expert

Posted on: 3 October 2016

Internationally renowned influenza expert and Otago alumnus Professor Robert Webster is visiting the Department of Microbiology, and will conduct a public lecture on Wednesday 5 October.