Microbiology & Immunology
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Recent News & Events

OSMS Postgraduate Symposium, 28-29 April

Posted on: 28 April 2015

Inspiring talks, great posters and awesome prizes!

Dr Raymond Staals publishes CRISPR-Cas breakthrough

Posted on: 21 April 2015

Dr Raymond Staals, Postdoctoral Fellow in the Fineran Lab, is a part of an international research team that has just published in the high-profile journal Science.

Sam Norton wins Genesis Oncology Trust Professional Development Award

Posted on: 16 April 2015

Congratulations to Sam Norton, who was one of the winners in the latest round of the Genesis Oncology Trust Professional Development Award.

Professor Frank Griffin kicks off new science lecture series

Posted on: 1 April 2015

Yesterday evening the Science Community of Otago launched its new monthly lecture series "Let's Talk Science". The informal lectures are aimed at any students with an interest in science, and feature popular University of Otago science lecturers.