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Congratulations to Microbiology graduands

Posted on: 21 August 2017

Congratulations to the students of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology who celebrated their graduation in the weekend.

Dr Simon Jackson awarded the Illumina Emerging Researcher Award

Posted on: 16 August 2017

This year's Illumina™ Emerging Researcher Award has been received by Dr Simon Jackson, Postdoctoral Fellow in the Fineran LabThe award is designed by illumina™ and the Queenstown Research Week to recognise and acknowledge an emerging researcher (less than 5 years post-PhD) who uses molecular biology tools in New Zealand.

Vacancy: Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Microbiology

Posted on: 14 August 2017

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology is currently seeking an outstanding PhD-qualified candidate for the position of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer.

Cook Lab research pioneers a new approach to TB treatment

Posted on: 7 August 2017

A research team that includes Professor Greg Cook and Kiel Hards has made a discovery that could transform the way TB (tuberculosis) is treated. The team has recently published its findings in the leading international journal PNAS.