News of the Department of Human Biology
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.
Congratulations to all staff members of the Department of Human Biology who were successful in their application for ad hominem promotion.
Congratulations to Professors Malcolm Collins and Mike Lambert who will be conferred the status of College Fellows at the end of the year graduations.
Are you interested in what our Division of Cell Biology has to offer? Go to their new web page that has gone live yesterday!
Congratulations to Sudesh Sivarasu from the Division of Biomedical Engineering for receiving the 2017 UCT College of Fellows Young Researcher Award.
Prof Mazin Sirry, alumnus of the Division of Biomedical Engineering, has been appointed as Head of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Medical Sciences and Technology in Khartoum, Sudan.
Congratulations to Dr Sudesh Sivarasu from the Division of Biomedical Engineering for being awarded the UCT Deputy Vice Chancellor's Award for Achievement in Innovation.
Congratulating to the Medical Devices Lab led by Dr Sudesh Sivarasu for winning the DST Best Innovation Award 2017 in the category 'Innovation most likely to find markets nationally or internationally' for their technology platform 'Additive Manufactured Medical Devices'.
Welcome to Giancarlo Beukes who was appointed recently as Senior Technical Officer in the Medical Devices Lab of the Division of Biomedical Engineering.
Welcome to Stephen Jermy who has been appointed as a Junior Research Fellow working at CUBIC UCT where he manages and performs data analysis on several cardiac MRI projects.
Congratulations to Dr Martha Holmes and Dr Frances Robertson from the Division of Biomedical Engineering who were recently awarded a collaborative 5-year NIH R01 grant "Neuroimaging and gut microbiome markers of development in HIV-exposed uninfected infants".