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Presence of "Treg" immune cells improves outcomes for colorectal cancer patients

Posted on: 8 March 2017

A particular type of immune cell in the tumour of colorectal cancer patients is positively correlated with increased chances of survival, according to the results of a pilot study led by the Department of Microbiology and Immunology.

PhD student Rachel Kaminsky receives sciences communication award from NZ Society of Soil Science

Posted on: 18 January 2017

Rachel Kaminsky, a PhD student in Sergio Morales' lab, has been awarded the New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research award for science communication for her outstanding presentation at a conference.

Two staff begin the year with academic promotions

Posted on: 17 January 2017

Congratulations to our two staff who have received academic promotions effective from 1 February 2017.

Three researchers receive Dean's Bequest funding

Posted on: 20 December 2016

Congratulations to Associate Professor Peter FineranAssociate Professor Keith Ireton and Dr Xochitl Morgan who have all had projects funded by the School of Biomedical Science's Dean's Bequest fund.