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Microbiology and Immunology researchers awarded Lottery Grants Board funding

Posted by on 21 April 2016 | Comments

Three researchers from the Department of Microbiology and Immunology have been awarded funding totalling more than $200,000 in the latest Lottery Grants Board funding round.

Congratulations to Dr Matloob Husain and Associate Professor Alex McLellan, who received Lottery Health Research Project grants, and Dr Mihnea Bostina who has been awarded a Lottery Health Research Equipment grant.

All three grants support the pursuit of research projects that translate into meaningful health outcomes and community benefit.

Mechanism of the exacerbation of influenza virus pathogenesis in metabolic and cardiovascular disorders
Dr Matloob Husain

Development of small molecule inhibitors to enhance anti-cancer immune responses
Associate Professor Alexander McLellan

Direct Electron Detector for Cryo-Electron Microscope
Dr Mihnea Bostina

Read the media release on the University of Otago website.

Matloob HusainAlexander McLellanMihnea Bostina