Congratulations to Chris Greening (Cook Lab) and Ed Taylor (Kemp Lab), who were awarded Prof Sandy Smith Memorial Scholarships this week. These scholarships are administered by the Dunedin Basic Medical Sciences Course Trust and are awarded to students whose research has application to microbiology in relation to medicine.
On Friday June 21, several students from the Department of Microbiology and Immunology presented their research at the 2nd Annual Gut Health Network Conference in Dunedin:
The Otago Medical Research Foundation announced the outcomes of their Annual Grant round this week. The Department of Microbiology and Immunology were successful in receiving funding for the following projects:
A function was held yesterday to celebrate the opening of the University's PC3 Lab. Researchers will soon be using the facility for cutting edge research into tuberculosis and other infectious diseases.
Professor Andy Mercer and his Virus Research Unit colleagues have been successful in gaining funding in the latest HRC round for their programme 'Exploiting the therapeutic potential of viruses'.
We are proud to announce the winners of the Department's 'Best Research Paper of the Year by a Postgraduate Student 2012'