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UPCOMING SEMINAR: Dr Ashley Mansell, Hudson Institute of Medical Research

Posted on: 3 July 2017

12.00pm Monday, 3 July
Room 208
2nd floor, Microbiology Building
720 Cumberland St

Microbiology and Immunology researchers win University of Otago Proof of Concept competition

Posted on: 12 June 2017

Associate Professor Alex McLellan and Dr Yoshio Nakatani have won the University's Proof of Concept award for commercialisation, with their strategy to make modern cancer immunotherapy safer.

CRISPR-Cas: adapting to change. Review article published in journal 'Science' by Fineran Lab

Posted on: 7 June 2017

Members of Associate Professor Peter Fineran's lab have published an article in the high-profile journal Science, summarising the recent exponential growth of research on CRISPR-Cas gene editing technology.

Associate Professor Peter Fineran awarded Ross Crozier Medal

Posted on: 6 June 2017

Associate Professor Peter Fineran has been awarded the Ross Crozier Medal by the Genetics Society of AustralAsia (GSA), to recognise outstanding contributions to the field of genetics research by a mid-career scientist.