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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

UPCOMING SEMINAR: Professor Christian Kurts

Posted on: 10 December 2015

4.00pm Thursday, 10 December
Room 208
2nd floor, Microbiology Building
720 Cumberland St

Department welcomes new lecturer Dr Xochitl Morgan

Posted on: 23 November 2015

Dr Xochitl Morgan has joined the Department of Microbiology and Immunology as a Lecturer, bringing expertise in sequencing and computational biology and an impressive publication profile. She is particularly interested in areas of environmental and medical microbiology, with one of her major research projects looking at host-microbe interactions in inflammatory bowel disease.

Dr Raymond Staals awarded Marsden Fast-Start Grant

Posted on: 6 November 2015

Congratulations to Dr Raymond Staals, Postdoctoral Fellow in the Fineran Lab, who has been awarded a Fast-Start Grant of $300,000 in the 2015 Marsden Funding round.

Flu study aims to improve vaccination programme

Posted on: 27 October 2015

Dr Matloob Husain is conducting a survey of University of Otago staff to learn more about the reasons why staff did or didn't take up the offer of a free influenza vaccine last winter.