Winners of the IDM Postgraduate Student Publication Competition announced
The recent IDM Postgraduate Student Publication Competition, an initiative of the Institute Transformation Committee, was adjudicated by Emeritus Professor Siamon Gordon, Chair of the IDM’s International Scientific Advisory Committee and Emeritus Professor Wieland Gevers, Founding Director of the IDM. A total of 13 original research and 4 review articles were received from which the winning entries were selected and announced at a prize-giving event held in the IDM on 26 November. All 17 publications illustrate the high quality of research underway in the IDM and highlight the great depth of talent in our next-generation researchers.
Congratulations to the following postgraduate students on their wonderful achievements:
Original articles winners:
- Joint first prize:
Kehilwe Nakedi, for the paper - Identification of novel physiological substrates of Mycobacterium Bovis BCG Protein Kinase G (PknG) by label-free quantitative phosphoproteomics. Molecular & Cellular Proteomics (2018): mcp-RA118.
- Third prize:
- Joint fourth prize:
Daniel Sheward, for the paper - HIV Superinfection Drives De Novo Antibody Responses and Not Neutralization Breadth. Cell host & microbe 24.4 (2018): 593-599.
- Joint fifth prize:
Review articles winners:
- First prize:
Lloyd Tanner, for the paper - Drug permeation and metabolism in Mycobacterium tuberculosis: Prioritising local exposure as essential criterion in new TB drug development. IUBMB life 70.9 (2018): 926-937.
- Second prize: