The New Zealand Branch Meeting of the Australasian Society of Immunology was held in Dunedin June 28-29, featuring Anne Kelso (WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza), Troy Randall (University of Alabama at Birmingham) and Richard Vile (Mayo Clinic). Congratulations to:
Cam Field for winning the Buck Student Presentation Award for his research performed duing his Hons year in Ros Kemp's lab: "Feeling hungry? mTOR, memory, melanoma and metabolic manipulation of the immune system"
Michelle Wilson from the Margaret Baird's lab for winning the Marbrook Research Technician Award for her presentation "Glow and tell: using fluorescence to investigate virus like particles"
Farah Al-Barwani from Vernon Ward's lab for winning the Pecha Kucha Presentation Award for her presentation "Glycosylation of RHDV VLP"