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MWC researchers identify novel drug target for TB

MWC researchers identify novel drug target for TB

14 May 2020

Several researchers from the Maurice Wilkins Centre are co-authors on a recent paper reporting a novel mechanism for controlling the synthesis of essential vitamin K2 in the bacterial pathogen that causes tuberculosis.

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MWC researcher awarded Toloa Tertiary Scholarship

MWC researcher awarded Toloa Tertiary Scholarship

7 March 2020

In early March 2020, the Ministry for Pacific Peoples awarded a Toloa Tertiary Scholarship to Ms Zanetta Toomata, a University of Auckland student actively involved with various MWC research studies. 

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New imaging improves our understanding of the immune system

New imaging improves our understanding of the immune system

4 March 2020

Maurice Wilkins Centre researchers have used novel imaging technology to reveal the structure and inner workings of entire lymph nodes, core components of the body’s immune system.

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2019 MWC-GIBH Joint Symposium

2019 MWC-GIBH Joint Symposium

14 February 2020

Maurice Wilkins Centre (MWC) researchers gathered with a visiting delegation of scientists from the Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health (GIBH), Chinese Academy of Sciences, for a one-day joint symposium in Auckland recently.

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Margaret Brimble recognised by Zonta

Margaret Brimble recognised by Zonta

8 November 2019

Distinguished Professor Dame Margaret Brimble FRS, Principal Investigator at the Maurice Wilkins Centre, University of Auckland, has been awarded a Zonta New Zealand Women of Achievement Award for 2019 by the Zonta Club of Auckland.

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MWC hosts gene editing workshop at QRW

MWC hosts gene editing workshop at QRW

7 October 2019

The MWC Early Career Steering Committee (ECSC) recently hosted a workshop on CRISPR Cas 9 (gene editing) technology at Queenstown Research Week (QRW) in early September 2019.

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MWC researchers refine their writing skills

MWC researchers refine their writing skills

19 September 2019

The MWC Early Career Steering Committee recently hosted two comprehensive workshops designed to help MWC investigators enhance their writing and storytelling skills. 

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MWC launches mentoring programme

MWC launches mentoring programme

17 September 2019

The MWC Early Career Steering Committee (ECSC) have implemented a mentoring programme within the MWC with the overall aim of providing career and/or personal development across different areas of research.

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