News of the Department of Human Biology
The Division of Biomedical Engineering welcomes 37 postgraduate students who joined various programmes this year.
Biomedical engineers from UCT and Osmania University, India, have put their heads together to develop a tool for clinicians to administer medication to their patients remotely using mobile messaging technology.
Congratulations to Professor Tania Douglas to her induction into UCT's College of Fellows at a graduation ceremony on 14 December 2018.
Congratulation to all postgraduate students from the Department of Human Biology who graduated in December 2018 and the best wishes for their future.
Welcome to Dr Adhil Baghwandin who recently joined the Division of Clinical Anatomy and Biological Anthropology as Senior Lecturer.
Congratulations to all staff members of the Department of Human Biology who were successful with their applications for ad hominem promotion and merit awards.
Congratulations to PhD student Gizeaddis Simegn for receiving a travel award from the 7th International Workshop on CEST Imaging.
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.
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.
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.