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MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit


Ten postgraduate students in the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Otago, New Zealand, have been awarded the Mike Murphy and Rob Smith Postgraduate Scholarships for 2021.

Before joining the MRC MBU (previously the MRC Dunn Human Nutrition Unit ) in 2001, Professor Mike Murphy was a member of the Department of Biochemistry at Otago, where he collaborated with Professor Rob Smith (Chemistry Department, Otago) on research into mitochondria function.

We are both honoured and proud to be associated with this new Scholarship Programme and we wish the inaugural scholars much success with their research projects.