WUN Research Development Fund

Thank you to Dr Yoselin Benitez-Alfonso of the University of Leeds for including us in their successful application of a World Universities Network (WUN) Research Development Fund. We look forward to connecting and networking with colleagues from around the world to study the impact of global warming on food security.

Maurice and Phyllis Paykel Trust Grant-in-aid

We are delighted for the support of a project grant-in-aid from the Maurice and Phyllis Paykel Trust to help our effort in developing novel molecules to tackle the global antibiotic resistance crisis. This is a joint project with colleagues at the University of Auckland (A/Prof. Chris Squire and Dr Viji Sarojini) and Auckland University of … Read more

Early Career Research Excellence Award (ECREA)

Ivan was delighted to have been awarded an University of Auckland Early Career Research Excellence Award (ECREA) tonight at the Celebrating Research Excellence 2019: The Future of World of Work: Te Ao Mahi ā Mua event. Ivan would in particularly like to thank all members of the group (students and postdoc past and present), as … Read more

Celebrating 25 Years of the Marsden Fund

Ivan was excited to attend the 25th year celebration for the Marsden Fund, which was held in Rotorua on the 25th of March. It was a great evening and we felt privileged to be able to join the event. We looking forward to do more excellent science under the Marsden Fund scheme.  

Marsden Fast-Start Fund

We are grateful for the Royal Society Te Apārangi Marsden Fund for supporting our Fast-Start proposal to study the structural & molecular basis of enzymes that are involved in plant ethylene biosynthesis. We are very excited about the opportunity! We would also like to take this opportunity to thank Associate Professor Chris Squire of the … Read more

HRC Emerging Researcher First Grant

We are delighted that Ivan has been awarded an Emerging Researcher First Grant by the Health Research Council of New Zealand. The project will investigate the links between translation dysregulation and Parkinson’s disease. We thank the reviewers and the HRC Science Assessing Committee for their work and decision.  

Small project grant from the Neurological Foundation

We are delighted to have been awarded a Small Project Grant by the Neurological Foundation of New Zealand for our project on investigating the cause of Parkinson’s disease at a molecular level. We would like to thank the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Neurological Foundation for their decision. Now, the hard work begins! The press release from … Read more