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Postgraduate activities

2017 Queenstown Molecular Microbiology meeting poster prizewinners

The Webster Centre encourages young scientists to present their work at research meetings. Meet some of the prize winners.

Premier winners

The Webster Centre was pleased to award the following postgraduate students a Premier poster prize at the the poster session of the Queenstown Molecular Biology Infectious Diseases satellite meeting.

Tom Li and his winning poster image
Tom Li, University of Auckland, for his poster entitled Are plants the answer to the global antibiotic resistance crisis?

Bhamini Rangnekar and her poster image
Bhamini Rangnekar, University of Otago, for her poster entitled A combination of dry powder formulation for treating latent and drug-resistant tuberculosis.

Other prize winners

The Webster Centre was pleased to award the following postgraduate students a poster prize at the poster session of the Queenstown Molecular Biology Infectious Diseases satellite meeting.

Mel Knottenbelt and her poster image
Mel Knottenbelt, University of Otago, with her poster entitled Investigating the evolution of teixobactin resistance in Enterococcus faecalis

Ian Monk and his poster image
Ian Monk, the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, University of Melbourne, Australia for his poster entitled Phosphatase activity of the essential Histidine Kinase WalK in Staphylococcus aureus.

'Most Translatable' poster prize

The Webster Centre was pleased to award the 'most translatable' poster prize (sponsored by D4 Network) at the Queenstown Molecular Biology Infectious Diseases satellite meeting to Peter Choi, University of Auckland.

Peter Choi and his poster image
Peter Choi, University of Auckland, with his poster entitled Synthetic studies towards the development of less lipophilic drug of bedaquiline.

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Postgraduate study

Departmental information

University of Otago general information

Postgraduate travel awards

The Webster Centre for Infectious Diseases supports the development of young scientists by offering grants to assist postgraduate students to attend conferences.

Contact us to apply:
Email james.usser@otago.ac.nz

Read more about previous winners and their research:
Travel Award winners

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Undergraduate study

Undergraduate Summer Scholarships

The Webster Centre for Infectious Diseases supports the development of young scientists by offering Summer Scholarships to undergraduate students.

Contact us to apply:
Email: james.ussher@otago.ac.nz

Read more about previous winners and their research
Read about our previous undergraduate scholarship winners' research.

Visit the University of Otago website for more information and support for students.

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