Microbiology & Immunology
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FACT: Pathogens with added genes from arctic bacteria could serve as vaccines that elicit an immune response before getting cooked in our warm bodies

Recent News & Events

UPCOMING SEMINAR: Dr Tony Walls, Paediatric Infectious Disease Specialist

Posted on: 30 October 2014

2.00pm Thursday, 6 November
Room 122/123
1st floor, Hunter Centre

Dr James Ussher awarded Dean's Bequest funding

Posted on: 24 October 2014

Dr James Ussher has been awarded $29,980 of the University of Otago's Dean’s Bequest funds to support his research project: Determining the role of innate immune cells in early clearance of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Andrew Highton receives Eli Lilly award

Posted on: 23 October 2014

PhD student Andrew Highton was presented the 2004 Eli Lilly Lab Based Researcher Award last night at the New Zealand Society for Oncology conference.

Christchurch school students learn about the power of microbes

Posted on: 21 October 2014

Department staff often have opportunities to get involved with schools and community groups, teaching them about the microscopic world around us. Ros Kemp and Kirsten Ward-Hartstonge visited Hornby High School recently to talk to Year 7 kids about immunology,