The Department is hosting a quiz night to celebrate International Day of Immunology. This year the event will be held at the University of Otago Stuff Club, and is open to all.
4.00pm Monday, 1 May
2nd floor, Microbiology Building
720 Cumberland St
Professor Clive Ronson featured on Radio New Zealand National's science show Our Changing World on Thursday to discuss some new discoveries in the relationship between clover and bacteria.
Professor Gerald Tannock’s new book Understanding the Gut Microbiota has been released by publisher John Wiley & Sons. It was written while Professor Tannock was a James Cook Research Fellow (awarded by the Royal Society of New Zealand).
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.
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.
Congratulations to our two staff who have received academic promotions effective from 1 February 2017.
Congratulations to Associate Professor Peter Fineran, Associate Professor Keith Ireton and Dr Xochitl Morgan who have all had projects funded by the School of Biomedical Science's Dean's Bequest fund.
Congratulations to all the current and former students of the department who had their degrees conferred on Saturday.
The 2016 achievements of staff of the School of Biomedical Sciences were recognised at the annual awards function last night, with three from the Department of Microbiology and Immunology receiving awards.