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Three Microbiology and Immunology researchers receive a total of $1.87m Marsden funding

Posted by on 3 November 2016 | Comments

Professor Greg Cook, Professor Clive Ronson and Dr Yoshio Nakatani have all been successful in their grant applications, making 2016 a very successful year for the Department in securing Marsden funding. A total of $1,875,000 has been awarded to fund the three research programmes. Dr Ros Kemp and Dr Jo Kirman were also successful in receiving funding for their joint project with Associate Professor Thomas Proft of the University of Auckland.

Professor Greg Cook, $825,000

Unraveling the key role of cytochrome bd oxidase in antimicrobial lethality in tuberculosis

Professor Clive Ronson, $750,000

Silencing unwanted expression in molecular circuits using naturally evolved solutions

Dr Yoshio Nakatani, $300,000

Uncovering the physiological roles of the multiple NDH2 in bacterial genomes

Associate Professor Thomas Proft, University of Auckland (Principal Investigator), Dr Roslyn Kemp (Associate Investigator), Dr Joanna Kirman (Associate Investigator), $825,000

PilVax: a novel peptide delivery strategy for the development of vaccines

Greg CookClive RonsonYoshio NakataniRoslyn KempJoanna Kirman