12.00pm Thursday, 18 October
Room 314, 3rd floor
Mathematics, Statistics and Physics Building
730 Cumberland St
Associate Professor Bruce Russell is part of a research collaboration that has made a breakthrough in malaria research, leading to an international workshop and conference being held in Dunedin.
Congratulations to our five academics who have been awarded University of Otago Research Grants (UORG) for 2019. All funding is provided from 1 January 2019 through to 31 March 2020.
Dr Robert Webster, a world-reknowned virologist and international influenza expert, has published a book focusing on the scientific detective work behind the 1918 influenza pandemic.
A warm congratulations to the students, past and present, of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology who have celebrated their graduation over the last two weekends.
Congratulations to Dr Htin Lin Aung (Cook Lab) who is this year's recipient of the Illumina Emerging Researcher Award. The award recognises and acknowledges an emerging researcher (less than 5 years post-PhD) who uses molecular biology tools in New Zealand, and is accompanied by a recipient presentation at next month's Queenstown Molecular Biology (QMB) meeting.
A recent paper authored by Dr Mihnea Bostina features on the cover of the latest issue of the Journal of Virology, illustrated by a specially-designed augmented reality image.
Professor Andy Mercer has been awarded the status of Emeritus Professor by the University Council.
Microbiome Otago's "The heroes of our gut" augmented reality experience featured at the Science Expo recently, held as part of the International Science Festival.