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UPCOMING SEMINAR: Max Wilkinson, Cambridge University

Posted on: 26 February 2018

12.00pm Monday, 26 February
Room 208
2nd floor, Microbiology Building
720 Cumberland St

Anti-viral mechanisms can both enhance and prevent gene transfer in bacteria

Posted on: 20 February 2018

A recent study from the Fineran Lab has shown that bacterial immune systems can increase the transduction of bacterial genetic material, such as the genes associated with antibiotic resistance. The findings have been published in the latest issue of mBio, a premier journal of the American Society for Microbiology.

Three academic staff member receive promotions

Posted on: 20 February 2018

Congratulations to the three staff members to receive academic promotions effective from the beginning of the 2018 academic year.

Three 2017 PhDs recognised as exceptional

Posted on: 20 December 2017

The 2017 academic year has been a successful one for Microbiology and Immunology PhD students, with not one but three completed works being added to the Division of Health Sciences' List of Exceptional PhD theses, out of a total of nine from across the division. Congratulations to Dr Morad Remy Muhsin, Dr Adrian Patterson and Dr Kiel Hards.