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Otago students top the winner's list at NZMS conference

Posted by on 24 November 2014 | Comments

Students of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology represented the University of Otago in style at last week's New Zealand Microbiological Society (NZMS) conference, taking away the two top student prizes.

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Kirsten Ward-Hartstonge awarded Lottery Health Research scholarship

Posted by on 21 November 2014 | Comments

MSc student Kirsten Ward-Hartstonge has received PhD scholarship funding from the Lottery Health Research Committee of New Zealand.

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Professor Greg Cook features on the cover of University of Otago Magazine

Posted by on 17 November 2014 | Comments

Professor Greg Cook has appeared in the November issue of University of Otago Magazine, with his photo featuring on the cover.

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Max Wilkinson awarded Cambridge-Rutherford PhD scholarship

Posted by on 7 November 2014 | Comments

Max Wilkinson, a Biochemistry honours student who has worked in collaboration with Peter Fineran's lab this year, has been awarded a prestigious scholarship by the Rutherford Foundation Trust.

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Sam Wilkins runner-up for OMSRS student speaker award

Posted by on 6 November 2014 | Comments

Sam Wilkins, BBioMedSci(Hons) summer student in Lyn Wise's lab, was named runner-up for his presentation at last night's Otago Medical School Research Society meeting.

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Dr Peter Fineran awarded Marsden funding for bacterial adaptive immunity research

Posted by on 4 November 2014 | Comments

Congratulations to the department's Dr Peter Fineran, who has been awarded a significant grant in this year's Marsden funding round.

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