Otago Biochemistry in the news

Department Newsletters
  • Seminar Report: A/P S. Gieseg on cell death in vascular disease
  • 16/04/2014
  • Graphical Abstract Final
    This is the second in a series of reports on seminars given by visiting speakers. Each report is written by one of our fourth year students as the "Communicating Science" component of their course assessment, and includes a graphical abstract, which should tell the whole story in one small diagram. Read more »
  • Seminar Report: Prof F. Ronchese on cancer immunotherapy
  • 09/04/2014
  • Graphical Abstract
    This is the first in a series of reports on seminars given by visiting speakers. Each report is written by one of our fourth year students as the "Communicating Science" component of their course assessment, and includes a graphical abstract, which should tell the whole story in one small diagram.  Read more »
  • A/P Merriman's research in NZ Herald
  • 08/04/2014
  • Tony and Anna
    The New Zealand Herald has a story in today's "Health" section about research Associate Professor Tony Merriman  is doing with anthropologist Professor Lisa Matisso-Smith and their PhD student Anna Gosling, on gout in Mäori and Pacific people.  They conclude that gout may not have arrived with the modern urban diet, but may in fact be part of an ancient genetic defence against malaria. Read more »
  • Lottery Health Success
  • 06/03/2014
  • sallyIainPeterAnita
    Members of the Department of Biochemistry have done very well in the latest round of Lottery Health funding, with a total of ~$230,000 over four grants. Read more »
  • OMRF funding for Biochemistry
  • 17/01/2014
  • Cushla and Tony
    Dr Cushla McKinney and Associate Professor Tony Merriman received over $34,000 in funding from the very over-subscribed Otago Medical Research Foundation at the end of 2013. Read more »
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