Prashanth Nagesh, PhD student in the Husain Lab, has been awarded the Otago Institute Postgraduate Travel Award in Applied Sciences. This award is given by the Otago Institute for Arts and Sciences - a local branch of Royal Society of New Zealand.
Congratulations to all former and current students of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology who have had their degrees conferred in the May 2016 graduation ceremonies.
The Department of Microbiology and Immunology held an expo booth as well as a talk and lab tours at yesterday's Tertiary Open Day, where secondary students have a day's outing to see what Otago has to offer.
Six Department of Microbiology and Immunology postgraduates and postdoctoral researchers have been awarded travel prizes, allowing them to attend the 2016 International Congress of Immunology in Melbourne in August.
Students of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology took away several of the top awards at the OSMS Postgraduate Symposium yesterday, demonstrating both a high standard and a high level of departmental representation at the event.
A group of postgrad students organised a highly successful immunology-themed quiz night for the International Day of Immunology on Friday 29 April.
Three PhD students from the Microbiology and Immunology have received funding from the Maurice and Phyllis Paykel Trust, allowing them to travel to attend conferences and workshops.