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17 Dec 2021

Biochemistry Graduation Celebration December 2021

Congratulations to all former students graduating this month with a degree in Bi...

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14 Dec 2021

Otago Biochemistry Marsdens 2021 – Lim explores the unknown of turning genes off and on

Four research projects in the Biochemistry Department received prestigious Marsd...

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13 Dec 2021

Kuku resilience investigated by Dr Nathan Kenny in latest Marsden Grant research

No one looks at kuku in quite the same way as Dr Nathan Kenny (Ngāi Tahu, Te Āti...

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08 Dec 2021

Otago Biochemistry Marsdens 2021 – Nathan’s resilient mussels

Four research projects in the Biochemistry Department received prestigious Marsd...

30 Nov 2021

Otago Biochemistry Marsdens 2021 – Steph and Indranil link RNA with brain disease

Four research projects in the Biochemistry Department received prestigious Marsd...

26 Nov 2021

Otago Biochemistry Marsdens 2021 – Peter and his flexible degradation machine

Four research projects in the Biochemistry Department this year received prestig...

22 Nov 2021

Otago announces Professorial promotions for 2022

Twenty-eight University of Otago academics are being promoted to the position of...

12 Nov 2021

2021 Otago Biochemistry MSc talks

The folks at Otago Biochemistry recently spent two lunchtimes listening to stude...

03 Nov 2021

3 November 2021, Marsden funding helps Otago researchers unlock secrets of ageing

A University of Otago researcher is one step closer to unlocking the secrets of...

14 Oct 2021

TB research will make ‘enormous global health impact’

University of Otago researchers are behind a major scientific breakthrough which...

05 Oct 2021

Otago Biochemistry’s Smart Ideas success with the 2021 Endeavour Fund

Two innovative research projects emerging from the Department of Biochemistry ha...

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17 Sep 2021

Otago Biochemistry welcomes Dr Nathan Kenny

Haere mai Dr Nathan Kenny! Nathan joined Otago Biochemistry last week as a brand...

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13 Sep 2021

Fiordland endeavours result in significant funding

Ten University of Otago researchers have been named winners of the 2021 Endeavou...

08 Sep 2021

Otago researchers secure significant Endeavour funding

Understanding the future of fjords and their ability to soak up carbon is one of...

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01 Sep 2021

45th Meeting of the Biochemistry Department Research Society

For the first time in its 45-year history, the meeting of the Otago Biochemistry...

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26 Aug 2021

$1.2 m for research into stomach cancer drug delivery

Professor Parry Guilford and the Cancer Genetics Laboratory have been looking fo...

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24 Aug 2021

Professor Neil Gemmell named Dean of School of Biomedical Sciences 

Professor Neil Gemmell takes over as Dean of the School of Biomedical Sciences n...

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29 Jul 2021

2021 Otago School of Biomedical Sciences Postgraduate Symposium

From biofilms to breast cancer and connective tissue to kākāpō, the annual Otago...

27 Jul 2021

Otago researchers receive more than $13m in Health Research Council funding

Investigating the impact of diabetes on access to cancer services, improving the...

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23 Jul 2021

Obituary: Emeritus Professor G. B. Petersen

Obituary: Emeritus Professor G. B. Petersen

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20 Jul 2021

Professional Practice Fellow Kaye Wilson Retires

Retirement of Professional Practice Fellow Kaye Wilson

13 Jul 2021

International Science Festival Expo 2021

For most of the past weekend, enthusiastic biochemists and geneticists from Otag...

09 Jul 2021

Dr Sarah Diermeier’s extraordinary achievements recognised with Early Career Award

Dr Sarah Diermeier's excellence and achievements have been recognised with an Ea...

08 Jul 2021

$14m invested in world-leading RNA therapy: University of Otago spinout targeting new cancer treatments

Amaroq Therapeutics, a new biotech start-up spun out of the University of Otago,...

08 Jul 2021

Otago recognises promising early career researchers

Six researchers whose work ranges from investigating pre-schoolers urban experie...

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09 Jun 2021

Otago Biochemistry gets newly renovated staffroom

The wait is over. From today everyone in the biochemistry building can enjoy the...

12 May 2021

NZIBO biology stars of tomorrow visit Otago Biochemistry

A select group of New Zealand’s top high school biology students visited Otago B...

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12 May 2021

Nicholas Madden – singing for royalty is all in a day’s work

Singing at royal weddings and funerals is literally all in a day’s work for Otag...


10 May 2021

Celebrating our graduate success

Graduates with degrees majoring in Biochemistry or Genetics were invited to a ga...


04 May 2021

Mike Murphy & Rob Smith Postgraduate Scholarships announced.

Mike Murphy & Rob Smith Postgraduate Scholarships announced

29 Apr 2021

2021 Jan Anderson awards announced

Ella Redmond and Nicole Thomson are the winners of the 2021 Jean Mary Anderson A...

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22 Apr 2021

Pacific Island kids explore biochemistry

This week, a group of Pacific Island children from local intermediate schools vi...

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12 Apr 2021

Otago Biochemistry PhD student wins Freemasons Scholarship

PhD student Megan Taylor has just won the 2021 Freemasons Postgraduate Scholarsh...

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01 Apr 2021

Otago Biochemistry welcomes senior lecturer Louise Bicknell and her research group

We are delighted to welcome Dr Louise Bicknell to Otago Biochemistry as a senior...

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29 Jan 2021

Obituary: Associate Professor R.T.M. Poulter

Obituary Dr RTM Poulter

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19 Jan 2021

2020 Academic awards announced

2020 academic awards for biochemistry students

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