Congratulations Phillipa White

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Phillipa White, a PhD student from the Periodontal Research Group, has won first prize at the Oral Microbiology and Immunology Group (OMIG) postgraduate prize meeting. The meeting took place in Amsterdam in February 2015 and involved a 12 minute presentation outlining your current research findings. Phillipa’s work is looking at neutrophils, specifically neutrophil extracellular traps (NETs) in response to periodontal bacteria and her PhD supervisors are Iain Chapple, Paul Cooper and Mike Milward.  Congratulations Phillipa !

An image of NETs produced by scanning electron microscope (SEM) showing strands of NET-DNA being released from neutrophils in response to bacteria.
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