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Southern Blot

The magazine of the NZSBMB.


Latest News

Congratulations to the NZSBMB-sponsored poster prize winners at September's QMB Proteins conference:


Winner – Tom Wiggins (U. Otago)


Second – Ho Yeung (Victoria U.)


Third – Amy Yewdall (U. Canterbury)

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- Find out more about the NZSBMB and its activities.
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2015 Custom Science NZSBMB Award

Peter Fineran wins Custom Science award

A/Prof. Peter Fineran (University of Otago) is the winner of this year's Custom Science NZSBMB Award for Research Excellence. He is pictured delivering his plenary lecture at ComBio 2015 in Melbourne.


In his award lecture, A/Prof. Fineran gave a fascinating account of his research into bacterial innate and adaptive immune systems.



Student Travel Awards


Congratulations to the following students, for winning travel awards in the March 2016 round:
- Alison Clare (University of Otago)
- Danielle Maddock (University of Otago)
- Denis Simonov (University of Auckland)
- Monika Sharma (University of Otago)