Professor Gerald Tannock is a Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. His research concerns fundamental microbial ecology and translational research concerning the microbial community inhabiting the bowel of humans. After graduating from the University of Otago, he spent two years as a Fogarty International Postdoctoral Fellow with Dwayne C. Savage at the University of Texas and the University of Illinois. He has been a member of the staff of the University of Otago since 1974, being awarded a personal Professorial Chair in 1996. Professor Tannock held a part-time position at the University of Alberta, Canada, from 2001 until 2005. Professor Tannock was elected Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology in 2002, Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand in 2011, and is currently a James Cook Research Fellow.
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