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UPCOMING SEMINAR: Laurent Renia, Singapore Immunology Network

Posted on: 19 November 2018

12.00pm Monday, 19 November
Room 231, 2nd floor
Biochemistry Building
710 Cumberland St

Department wins Marsden funding worth a total of $1.86 million

Posted on: 12 November 2018

The University of Otago is celebrating its most successful Marsden funding round ever, with four grants worth a total of $1.86m awarded to Department of Microbiology and Immunology researchers.

Potential of cancer-killing virus published in PNAS

Posted on: 12 November 2018

A research paper published in PNAS by Dr Mihnea Bostina and colleagues uses electron microscopy to demonstrate how an anti-cancer virus interacts with tumour cells, increasing the potential for clinical use of the virus.

Associate Professor Peter Fineran awarded Microbiology Society's 2019 Fleming Prize

Posted on: 7 November 2018

Associate Professor Peter Fineran has been announced as the recipient of the UK Microbiology Society's Fleming Prize for 2019, based on nominations received by other members.