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Student successes at the Australasian Society for Immunology awards

Posted by on 12 December 2010 | Comments

Students from the Department of Microbiology and Immunology enjoyed success at the recent Australasian Society for Immunology (ASI) conference in Perth, Australia. 

PhD student Sandeep Gupta (AgResearch and co-supervised by Professor Frank Griffin) won the Graham Jackson Memorial Prize for Mucosal Immunology. The Graham Jackson Memorial Prize for Mucosal Immunology is awarded to a research student or postdoctoral investigator for the best oral presentation in the area of Mucosal Immunology at the ASI SIG Mucosal Immunology Workshop/Symposium. 

Fourth year students Julia Prier and Andrew Highton (both supervised by Dr Roslyn Kemp) were awarded ASI travel awards to present their work at the ASI conference.  Julia was also awarded a Webster Centre for Infectious Disease Postgraduate Travel Grant to attend the meeting.