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MWC investigators attend Guangzhou iPSC workshop

MWC investigators attend Guangzhou iPSC workshop

30 October 2018

Three Maurice Wilkins Centre investigators recently travelled to China to attend an induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) workshop run by our partners at the Chinese Academy of Sciences’ Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health (GIBH).

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MWC 2017 Research Symposium Highlights

MWC 2017 Research Symposium Highlights

20 December 2017

The Maurice Wilkins Centre 2017 Research Symposium was held at the University of Otago, Dunedin, from 4 to 5 December. We report on the highlights of what was a highly informative and memorable couple of days attended by more than 130 researchers from around New Zealand.

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TB metabolic processes and new pain treatments funded

4 November 2016

Two Maurice Wilkins Centre investigators have received Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowships in the latest round of funding from the Health Research Council.

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Practicing the pitch: MWC investigators attend entrepreneurs workshop

Practicing the pitch: MWC investigators attend entrepreneurs workshop

26 October 2016

Meet the budding global entrepreneurs, or “überpreneurs”: seventeen associate and affiliate investigators from the Maurice Wilkins Centre who recently completed a two-day workshop designed to nurture their entrepreneurial mindsets and world-changing ideas.

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New chemistry transforms vaccine manufacture

New chemistry transforms vaccine manufacture

2 October 2013

Honours student Tom Wright, from The University of Auckland, has created a new kind of chemistry to dramatically simplify the manufacture of drugs targeting the immune system, and the technology has been patented.

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Emerging researcher honoured

28 August 2013

Congratulations to our affiliate investigator Dr Ghader Bashiri, a research fellow in structural biology at The University of Auckland, who won the 2013 illumina™ Emerging Researcher Award, presented at the recent Queenstown Molecular Biology Meeting.

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