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FACT: We're outnumbered 10 to 1! A human body contains 10 trillion human cells and 100 trillion microscopic beings.

Recent news & events

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.

Kirsten Ward-Hartstonge wins OMSRS Student Speaker Award

Posted on: 26 September 2016

Congratulations to Kirsten Ward-Hartstonge, PhD student in the Kemp Lab, who won the sought-after PhD Student Speaker Award at the 236th Scientific Meeting of the Otago Medical School Research Society (OMSRS).