Bridget Watson, PhD student in the Fineran lab, had the honour of winning the 'best poster' prize at the ZING Regulating with RNAs in Bacteria and Archaea meeting.
Congratulations to technician Michelle Wilson, whose work with the department's Flow Cytometry suite earned her the OSMS Research Support Staff Award at the 2015 awards function, held last night.
The Department of Microbiology and Immunology has won two major grants from the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI), as part of an ongoing research commitment to mitigating greenhouse gas emissions from pastoral livestock farming.
A big congratulations to the Microbiology and Immunology students who were among the several hundred from the University of Otago to graduate this December.
Congratulations to the 2015 Microbiology and Immunology students who received the top marks in their course. Prizes are awarded for the highest grade total from the current cohort of BSc and BSc(Hons) students, and the highest marks in each of the 200-level papers offered.
Professor Gerald Tannock and his interdisciplinary research team have been awarded $1M of funding to develop a slow-release energy weaning food for babies, to stop them from waking up hungry.