Congratulations to the following academic staff members, who have been awarded funding from the University of Otago Research Grant (UORG) scheme to assist their research programmes. The scheme was set up to support excellence in research and scholarship.
Professor Clive Ronson – for a project entitled ‘Recoding a Regulator to Control Horizontal Gene Transfer’
Dr Keith Ireton – for a project entitled ‘Role of the human kinase mTOR in infection by Listeria monocytogenes’
Dr Joanna Kirman – for a project entitled ‘Investigating immunological memory against Tuberculosis using a novel adoptive transfer model’
Dr Sergio Morales – for a project entitled ‘Empirical testing of N2O emissions regulatory netowrks in agricultural soils based on a bioinformatics approach’