Molecular biologist wins Rutherford Medal

Biochemist Warren Tate, from Otago University, has won the country’s top scientific award – the Rutherford Medal – at last night’s Research Honours Dinner.

Tate, who has been at Otago since 1968, is currently working with his team on a molecular which could help to treat Alzhemier’s, and is also researching chronic fatigue syndrome.

Media coverage:

Otago Daily Times: Otago researcher wins NZ’s top science prize

Southland Times/NZPA: Southern scientist scoops premier award

Stuff/Dominion Post: Rutherford winner left no stone unturned