New Zealand on the map for novel antibiotic research
24 November 2016
Investigators Dr Jeremy Owen and Associate Professor David Ackerley from Victoria University Wellington have featured on the front cover of leading international journal Cell Chemical Biology.
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.
Structural snapshots of TB drug target
19 July 2016
In a structural biology first, University of Auckland investigators Ehab Jirgis, Drs Ghader Bashiri, Esther Bulloch and Jodie Johnston, and Distinguished Professor Edward Baker have determined the crystal structures of the MenD enzyme during each stage of its catalytic cycle...
MWC investigators awarded 14 grants in national health research funding
15 June 2016
Investigators with the Maurice Wilkins Centre for Molecular Biodiscovery have been awarded a total of 14 project grants in the annual Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) funding round.
Enzyme structure potential catalyst for TB drug discovery
7 June 2016
Associate Investigator Professor Kurt Krause and colleagues have unlocked a potential catalyst for the development of new tuberculosis drug targets after determining the structure of an essential enzyme in Mycobacterium tuberculosis.