Congratulations to Sam Norton who won the PhD Student Speaker award at the Otago Medical School Research Society (OMSRS) Scientific Meeting.
Professor Clive Ronson has accepted the role of Head of Department of Microbiology and Immunology, as of 1 October.
Congratulations to Dr Peter Fineran, Raymond Staals (Post-doctoral Fellow) and Hannah Hampton (PhD student) who have been awarded $15,500 from the University of Otago's Dean’s Bequest Funds for their research project entitled Mode of action of a widespread toxin-antitoxin bacteriophage resistance system.
PhD student Andrew Highton has won a prestigious Nuffield post-doctoral fellowship to Oxford University.
Professor Tannock has received $1,000,000 in funding over two years to develop products for infant formula that closely simulate the action of Human Milk Oligosaccharides, boosting the abundance of bifidobacteria in the gut.
Dr Michelle McConnell featured on this week’s episode of Our Changing World, Radio New Zealand’s science programme, in a story covering a collaborative project with the Department of Pharmacy that is exploring the use of wine industry waste products for medical dressings and meat wraps.