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NZ Young Investigator Award to Elliott Dunn

Posted by on 22 November 2013 | Comments

Congratulations to Elliott Dunn, who won the Baxter Healthcare Young Investigator Award at the New Zealand Society for Gastroenterology meeting.  Elliott is an M.Sc. student in Ros Kemp's lab and presented his research on "T cell distribution in gastrointestinal inflammatory disorders".

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Greg Cook - elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand

Posted by on 20 November 2013 | Comments

Congratulations to Greg Cook for his election as a Royal Society Fellow, in recognition of his world-leading authority on the metabolism and energetics of microbial growth.

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Prestigious James Cook Fellowship awarded to Prof Gerald Tannock

Posted by on 12 November 2013 | Comments

Congratulations to Gerald Tannock who has been awarded a James Cook Research Fellowship.  Gerald's research is entitled: “A path to understanding bowel bacteria”.

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Rhodes Scholar Finalist

Posted by on 10 November 2013 | Comments

Congratulations to Clare Burn, who made it to the final 7 candidates for the Rhodes Scholarship.  Clare completed her BSc Hons research with Dr Merilyn Hibma in 2011, and is currently an assistant research fellow with Dr Jo Kirman.

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PhD Completion - Ron Dy

Posted by on 5 November 2013 | Comments

Congratulations to Ron Dy, who recently completed his PhD in Peter Fineran's lab.

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PhD Completion - Htin Aung

Posted by on 5 November 2013 | Comments

Congratulations to Htin Aung, who recently completed his PhD in Greg Cook's Lab.

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2013 Marsden Success

Posted by on 1 November 2013 | Comments

Microbiology and Immunology are proud to report that three of the Department’s researchers gained Marsden Fund grants in the 2013 round.  An exceptional achievement by Greg Cook, Andy Mercer, and Keith Ireton.

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