12.00pm Monday, 3 July
2nd floor, Microbiology Building
720 Cumberland St
Members of Associate Professor Peter Fineran's lab have published an article in the high-profile journal Science, summarising the recent exponential growth of research on CRISPR-Cas gene editing technology.
Associate Professor Peter Fineran has been awarded the Ross Crozier Medal by the Genetics Society of AustralAsia (GSA), to recognise outstanding contributions to the field of genetics research by a mid-career scientist.
Congratulations to the current and former students of the department who are celebrating their graduation, either with last weekend's ceremony or this coming weekend.
Microbiology and Immunology students did a fantastic job of representing the department at the 2017 annual School of Biomedical Sciences Postgraduate Symposium, winning four of the awards for talks and posters.
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.
Congratulations to the two academic staff who have received funding from the Maurice and Phyllis Paykel Trust, awarded for health science related research undertaken in New Zealand.
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.
Congratulations to Associate Professor Alex McLellan, who has been awarded a funding grant of $150,000 over 24 months from the Health Research Council.