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.
The Division of Biomedical Engineering hosted 85 grade-10 pupils from Khayelitsha for the third 100UP Workshop on Biomedical Engineering on 20 October 2018.
Returning ancestors to their homes contributes to the transformation of UCT's Human Skeletal Collection, to restoration and to healing.
As Professor and Head of the Division of Cell Biology at UCT, Sharon Prince has committed her academic career to cancer research. Her work focuses on finding novel therapeutic interventions and developing more targeted approaches to cancer treatment.