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UPCOMING SEMINAR: Dr Julia E. Prier, University of Melbourne

Posted on: 22 February 2016

4.00pm Monday, 22 February
Room 208
2nd floor, Microbiology Building
720 Cumberland St

Dr Adam Heikal awarded Agribusiness Innovation Grant to develop mastitis treatment

Posted on: 22 January 2016

Dr Adam Heikal, Research Fellow in the Cook Lab, will be bringing metabiotic development to the dairy sector with a $126,988 funding grant to develop a new treatment for mastitis.

High school students get hands-on in department labs

Posted on: 20 January 2016

University students are still on holiday, but the department is alive with bright young minds as high school students from around the country take part in this week's Hands-On at Otago programme.

Bridget Watson takes away best poster prize at international conference

Posted on: 18 December 2015

Bridget Watson, PhD student in the Fineran lab, had the honour of winning the 'best poster' prize at the ZING Regulating with RNAs in Bacteria and Archaea meeting.