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"The heroes of our gut" star in Science Expo

Wednesday, 11 July 2018 12:28pm

Microbiome Otago's "The heroes of our gut" augmented reality experience featured at the Science Expo recently, held as part of the International Science Festival.

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University of Otago, Christchurch researchers link common gut bacteria with bowel cancer

Thursday, 21 June 2018 5:11pm

Professor Frank Frizelle and colleagues of the University of Otago, Christchurch, have identified a critical link between a toxic form of a common gut bacteria and bowel cancer.

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HRC Emerging Researcher grant for investigating the microbiome of colorectal cancer

Tuesday, 29 May 2018 4:49pm

Microbiome Otago member Dr Rachel Purcell, of the University of Otago, Christchurch, has been awarded funding by the Health Research Council of New Zealand to continue her investigations into molecular subtypes of colorectal cancer.

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Student project report wins School of Biomedical Sciences prize

Thursday, 10 May 2018 5:05pm

Student Vaughan Ticar has won a School of Biomedical Sciences prize for his project report, completed over the summer and supervised by Dr Xochitl Morgan.

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NZ Microbiological Society/NZ Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology conference

Thursday, 8 March 2018 2:53pm

Microbiome Otago will hold a session at the NZ Microbiological Society/NZ Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology conference, to be held at the University of Otago, Dunedin from 26-30 November 2018.