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Exceptional PhD Thesis – Chris Greening

Posted by on 27 March 2014 | Comments

Congratulations to Chris Greening (from Greg Cook’s lab) for his PhD thesis “Physiological roles of the three [NiFe]-hydrogenases from Mycobacterium smegmatis”, which was placed on the Health Sciences Divisional List of Exceptional PhD theses this week.

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OSMS Postgraduate Research Day Awards

Posted by on 27 March 2014 | Comments

Congratulations to Andy Highton, from Ros Kemp's lab, who won second prize at the poster sessio; and Chris Greening, from Greg Cook's lab,  who won second prize in the oral session at  the Otago School of Medical Sciences Postgraduate Day.

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Otago’s collaboration with Myanmar university moves into TB research

Posted by on 25 March 2014 | Comments


Professor Greg Cook and his research team are in collaboration with the oldest medical university in Myanmar (Burma) to study drug-resistant TB clinical isolates.

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Lotteries Health Grant Successes

Posted by on 14 March 2014 | Comments

Congratulations to the following staff who have been awarded grants from the Lotteries Health:

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PhD Completion – Chris Greening

Posted by on 11 March 2014 | Comments

Congratulations to Chris Greening, who recently completed his PhD in Gregory Cook’s lab.

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Cook laboratory researchers discover how soils control atmospheric hydrogen

Posted by on 7 March 2014 | Comments

The department's Cook Laboratory has a new publication in the high-impact multidisciplinary journal PNAS.

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