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UTS’s Nural Cokcetin awarded runner-up at Famelab International

26 June 2017

Nural Cokcetin’s Famelab journey came to an exciting conclusion this month, after she was named joint runner-up (second place) at the 2017 Famelab International final held at the Cheltenham Science Festival.

Nural Cokcetin, Tshiamo Legoale and Nicole Phoebe Tanner at the Famelab International Final. Image by Still Moving Media.

Dr Cokcetin is a microbiologist at the ithree institute (infection, immunity and innovation) who has been investigating the antimicrobial and prebiotic properties of honey.

Her research aims to develop new treatments for infections caused by multi-drug resistant superbugs, and to use honey as a prebiotic to improve human gut health.

Read the full story at the ithree institute website