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Three 2017 PhDs recognised as exceptional

Posted by on 20 December 2017 | Comments

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.

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Fineran lab receives two significant awards at BMS end of year awards function

Posted by on 20 December 2017 | Comments

Associate Professor Peter Fineran and his team have received two of the top distinctions in the annual School of Biomedical Sciences (BMS) end of year awards. Members of the lab group authored one of the joint winners of the Research Paper of the Year, while Associate Professor Fineran received the Distinguished Researcher of the Year award.

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Large group of Microbiology and Immunology PhDs in December graduation

Posted by on 18 December 2017 | Comments

An unusually large group of 9 PhD graduands were among the cohort of Microbiology and Immunology students graduating this December, demonstrating the department's excellence in postgraduate study. Congratulations to all those who celebrated their graduation over the course of the last week.

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UPCOMING SEMINAR: Manmeet Bhalla, Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Posted by on 11 December 2017 | Comments

12.00pm Monday, 11 December
Room 208
2nd floor, Microbiology Building
720 Cumberland St

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Top students for 2017 announced

Posted by on 5 December 2017 | Comments

At the end of each academic year prizes are awarded to some of the top Microbiology and Immunology students. Congratulations to those recognised as top of their class for 2017.

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Microbiology and Immunology and Biochemistry hold inaugural joint Research Celebration

Posted by on 4 December 2017 | Comments

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology and the Department of Biochemistry held a combined research celebration last Friday to showcase the quality of research in their shared areas and demonstrate the outcomes of collaboration.

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UPCOMING SEMINAR: Dr Alex Hoffmaster, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Posted by on 4 December 2017 | Comments

12.00pm Monday, 4 December
Room 208
2nd floor, Microbiology Building
720 Cumberland St

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Dr Sergio Morales joins Ross Ice Shelf research expedition

Posted by on 20 November 2017 | Comments

Dr Sergio Morales is a part of a large multi-disciplinary research team that is venturing to Antarctica to study the impact of global warming on Ross Ice Shelf.

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UPCOMING SEMINAR: Professor Ian Orme and Dr Marcella Tamayo, Colorado

Posted by on 16 November 2017 | Comments

10.00am Thursday, 16 November
Room 208
2nd floor, Microbiology Building
720 Cumberland St

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Four researchers awarded funding from 2017 Marsden fund

Posted by on 2 November 2017 | Comments

Congratulations to the four Microbiology and Immunology researchers who have made successful bids for 2017 Marsden funding. Dr Bruce Russell ($960,000), Associate Professor Peter Fineran ($945,000), Dr Rob Fagerlund (Fast-Start Grant, $300,000) and Professor Greg Cook (Associate Investigator, $920,000).

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