Mr Denis Simonov

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Biological Sciences

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Doctoral Candidate - Doctor of Philosophy

Research | Current

Host-Pathogen interactions


Membrane Vesicles

Teaching | Current

Lab demonstrator for BioSci 101, BioSci 106, BioSci 107.


2016: Maurice and Phyllis Paykel Trust Travel Grant.

2016: New Zealand Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Travel Award.

2016: Sir John Logan Campbell Medical Trust Travel Grant.                                  

2015: 3rd Poster Prize at the New Zealand Microbiological Society Conference 2015​.

2015: ProSciTech Trans-Tasman Bursary awarded by Microscopy New Zealand for the best talk at the 2015 Microscopy New Zealand Conference.

2014: 2nd Prize in the Student Oral Competition at the 2014 New Zealand Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Conference.

2014: Young Microscopist Scholarship, Microscopy New Zealand.

2013: Department of Surgery Doctoral Scholarship, The University of Auckland.

2013: 3rd Prize in Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Oral Competition, Exposure Postgraduate Research Exposition, The University of Auckland.

2013: Special Mention Award (Electron microscopy category), Biomedical Imaging Research Unit, The University of Auckland.

2013: Guest speaker at the University of Auckland Society end of year meeting.


Committees/Professional groups/Services

Member, New Zealand Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

Member, New Zealand Microbiological Society.

Member, Microscopy New Zealand Inc.

Member, International Society for Extracellular Vesicles (ISEV).

Affiliate Investigator, Maurice Wilkins Centre.


Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)