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Contact Details

Email
laura.burga@otago.ac.nz
Position
Senior Research Fellow
Department
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Qualifications
PhD
Research summary
Structural biology, viral pathogenesis and molecular virology

Research

Working with Dr Mihnea Bostina on understanding the mechanisms of action of the newly discovered oncolytic Seneca Valley Virus to selectively infect cancer cells.

Publications

Milne, T., Anwar, M., Burga, L., Harcombe, H., Garelja, M., Middleton, A., Ribeiro, D. C., Fleming, N., Ogbuehi, K., & Bahn, A. (Eds.). (2023). Proceedings of the 268th Otago Medical School Research Society (OMSRS) Meeting: Masters/Honours/Postgraduate Diploma Student Speaker Awards. Dunedin, New Zealand: OMSRS. Retrieved from https://ourarchive.otago.ac.nz/handle/10523/12839 Conference Contribution - Edited volume of conference proceedings

Wierenga, J. R., Grimwood, R., Taylor, H. S., Hunter, S., Argilla, L. S., Webster, T., Lim, L., French, R., … Jorge, F., Bostina, M., Burga, L., … Geoghegan, J. L. (2023). Total infectome investigation of diphtheritic stomatitis in yellow-eyed penguins (Megadyptes antipodes) reveals a novel and abundant megrivirus. Veterinary Microbiology, 286, 109895. doi: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2023.109895 Journal - Research Article

Jadav, N., Velamoor, S., Huang, D., Cassin, L., Hazelton, N., Eruera, A.-R., Burga, L. N., & Bostina, M. (2023). Beyond the surface: Investigation of tumorsphere morphology using volume electron microscopy. Journal of Structural Biology, 215, 108035. doi: 10.1016/j.jsb.2023.108035 Journal - Research Article

Milne, T., Anwar, M., Burga, L., Harcombe, H., Garelja, M., Middleton, A., Ribeiro, D. C., Fleming, N., Ogbuehi, K., & Bahn, A. (Eds.). (2023). Proceedings of the 267th Otago Medical School Research Society (OMSRS) Meeting: PhD Student Speaker Speaker Awards. Dunedin, New Zealand: OMSRS. Retrieved from https://ourarchive.otago.ac.nz/handle/10523/12839 Conference Contribution - Edited volume of conference proceedings

Milne, T., Anwar, M., Burga, L., Harcombe, H., Garelja, M., Middleton, A., Ribeiro, D. C., Fleming, N., Ogbuehi, K., & Bahn, A. (Eds.). (2023). Proceedings of the 266th Otago Medical School Research Society (OMSRS) Meeting: Research Staff Speaker Awards. Dunedin, New Zealand: OMSRS. Retrieved from https://ourarchive.otago.ac.nz/handle/10523/12839 Conference Contribution - Edited volume of conference proceedings

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