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".
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.
Congratulations to Gerald Tannock who has been awarded a James Cook Research Fellowship. Gerald's research is entitled: “A path to understanding bowel bacteria”.
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.
Congratulations to Ron Dy, who recently completed his PhD in Peter Fineran's lab.
Congratulations to Htin Aung, who recently completed his PhD in Greg Cook's Lab.
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.