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Otago researchers are working to develop a catalogue of New Zealand genomic variation to help address health inequities in this country.

Uni staff made Royal Society fellows

Monday, 5 November 2018

Two University of Otago academics have been recognised for their achievements in the fields of mathematics and genetics, becoming centenary fellows of the Royal Society of New Zealand.

Fellows of the Royal Society of New Zealand

Thursday, 1 November 2018  

Twenty new Fellows and three Honorary Fellows have been elected to the Academy of the Royal Society Te Apārangi for their distinction in research and advancement of science, technology or the humanities.

Genetic disorder treatment has wider possibilities

Monday, 16 July 2018

The advanced genomic tools used by a University of Otago paediatric geneticist to make world-leading discoveries on rare genetic disorders could also help improve the treatment of more common medical conditions.

Meet the Kiwi DNA detective helping kids across the world - NZ Herald

Sunday, 15 July 2018

World-renowned paediatric geneticist Professor Stephen Robertson has steadily been helping unravel obscure diseases, while giving fresh hope to countless children across the planet.

Outstanding research rewarded

Thursday, 31 May 2018

An expert in genetic conditions affecting children won one of the most prestigious prizes at the Health Research Excellence Awards in Dunedin last night.

Welcome Genomics Aotearoa: New platform supporting genomics and bioinformatics NZ

March 2018

New Zealand's newest collaborative research platform for genomics and bioinformatics research is hiring its first employees and preparing to launch its services.

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