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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Monday, 25 March 2019
Gizeaddis Simegn receives award at CEST 2018

Congratulations to PhD student Gizeaddis Simegn for receiving a travel award from the 7th International Workshop on CEST Imaging.

Publication Date:
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 - 08:30
When ‘Grumpy’ came to university

John Dawson, “Grumpy” to his granddaughter, used to joke that donating his body to the University of Cape Town’s medical school was just a ploy to get into university.

Publication Date:
Thu, 08 Nov 2018 - 09:15
Welcome to Dr Ashwin Isaacs

The Department of Human Biology welcomes Dr Ashwin Isaacs as Senior Technical Officer in the Division of Cell Biology. Dr Isaacs will oversee the Histology Laboratory.

Publication Date:
Wed, 07 Nov 2018 - 11:00
Identifying those who die at sea

A pilot study using teeth to explore DNA preservation in the marine environment may be the key to resolving the global challenge of identifying human remains found in the ocean.

Publication Date:
Fri, 26 Oct 2018 - 08:45