Cancer Biology
Scientists in the Division of Cell Biology are studying the molecular mechanisms underlying cancer with a view to developing novel treatment strategies.
Cellular Neuroscience
Cellular neuroscientists in the Division of Cell Biology are exploring the properties of single brain cells in order to understand system-level phenomena relevant to brain function and dysfunction.
Social Responsiveness
The Department of Human Biology offers regularly open days and job shadowing opportunities for high school learners - to showcase our research and increase attractiveness of careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics).
Bone Boxes
Bone samples provide a rich source to study variation in anatomical features
Stroke Rehabilitation
reScribe is a robotic hand exoskeleton developed as a rehabilitation tool for stroke patients to improve fine motor skills through task oriented handwriting therapy
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Wednesday, 19 September 2018
BME Outreach Workshop hosted 130 Highschool Learners from SDU's Siyazakha Project

The Division of Biomedical Engineering in the Department of Human Biology hosted 130 Grade-9 high school learners for an outreach workshop on 26 June 2018. This event was organised in collaboration with UCT’s School Development Unit (SDU) and formed part of SDU’s Siyazakha Project.

Publication Date:
Friday, June 29, 2018 - 10:15
Welcome to new academic staff member Dr Dorit Hockman

Welcome to Dr Dorit Hockman has recently been appointed as a Lecturer in the Division of Cell Biology of the Department of Human Biology.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 15:45
Congratulations to our 2017 Graduates

Congratulation to all postgraduate students from the Department of Human Biology who graduated in 2017 and best wishes for the adventures ahead.

Publication Date:
Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 18:00
Prof Sharon Prince and Emeritus Prof Kit Vaughan elected as new members of ASSAf

Congratulations to Professor Sharon Prince and Emeritus Professor Kit Vaughan to their recent election as new members of the Academy of Science of South Africa.

Publication Date:
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 16:30