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UPCOMING SEMINAR - Ali Hosseini Rad

Posted by on 12 October 2020 | Comments

12:00 Noon, Monday, 12th October
Room 208, 2nd Floor
Microbiology Building
720 Cumberland St

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Steph Trickey becomes new Postgrad Rep

Posted by on 21 September 2020 | Comments

Stephanie Trickey has been appointed as the new Postgrad representative. She is replacing Bridget Fellows who we thank for you service to the department and its students. We are looking forward to having you Steph!

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Tom Devine awarded The Young Alumni Award: 20Twenties

Posted by on 21 September 2020 | Comments

Congratulations to the Tom Devine who was a recipient of the University of Otago’s inaugural Young Alumni Awards; 20Twenties. Tom has been awarded this honor in recognition of his leadership as Kaiāwhina Māori, mentorship of younger students and of pursuing higher studies. 

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Career Information Evening

Posted by on 17 September 2020 | Comments

5:30pm 17th September, BIG13 Seminar Room, Biochemistry Building. Unsure what you can do with a Genetics, Biochemistry or Microbiology background? Come along and hear about some avenues from local graduates and employers with a chance to mingle with food and refreshments. 300 & 400 level BIOC/GENE/MICR Students & Postgrads welcome. 

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Congratulations Kevin He and Natalie Waller

Posted by on 1 September 2020 | Comments

Kevin He (McLellan Lab) has been awarded his Msc and Natalie Waller (Cook Lab) has upgraded her MSc to a PhD and has been award a University of Otago Doctoral Scholarship. Congratulations to you both.

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COVID-19 Research Funding announced

Posted by on 26 August 2020 | Comments

In May of 2020 the Otago Medical Foundation committed funding to an urgent, fast-tracked fund specifically for COVID-19 medical research. Associate Professor James Ussher and Professor Alex McLellan have been both awarded grants. 

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Tom Devine awarded Fulbright Scholarship

Posted by on 13 August 2020 | Comments

Congratulations Tom Devine, Assistant Research Fellow in the Department who is a recipient of a 2020 Fulbright Science and Innovation Scholarship. Tom will complete a Master of Public Health specialising in Sociomedical Sciences and History, Ethics and Law at Columbia University in New York City, New York. Tom graduated with a BSc in Microbiology (Hons First Class).

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UPCOMING SEMINAR: Dr Khoon Lim

Posted by on 16 July 2020 | Comments

12:00noon Monday 20th July
Room 208, 2nd floor,
Microbiology building, 
720 Cumberland Street

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UPCOMING SEMINAR: Hamish Angus

Posted by on 7 July 2020 | Comments

12:00noon Monday 13th July
Room 208, 2nd floor,
Microbiology building, 
720 Cumberland Street

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UPCOMING SEMINAR: Nadishka Jayawardena

Posted by on 6 July 2020 | Comments

12:00noon Monday 6th July
Room 208, 2nd floor,
Microbiology building, 
720 Cumberland Street

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