Congratulations to Peter Fineran for gaining a Rutherford Discovery Fellowship.
Peter's fellowship will help develop a proposed research programme to investigate "how bacterial 'adaptive immune systems' protect microbial cells against viral infection".
Peter is one of ten top researchers who were awarded the highly sought after fellowships administered by the Royal Society of New Zealand.
For more information on Peter’s research, see his webpage
For the University of Otago story click here
For the Royal Society of New Zealand press release click here