NGS analysis workshops
Dr Rafe Lyall (CPSBB, Bulgaria) and Prof Nicola Illing (UCT, South Africa) invite applications to attend two virtual workshops for students and experimental biologists who wish to develop their skills to analyze next generation sequencing data. The...


Tuesday, 7 July 2020
MCB Research Day

MCB Research Day, held on the 29th of August 2019, a great success. 

Publication Date:
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 - 14:00
Prof. Phakang announces the winners on the International Day of Women and Girls in Science.
MCB's Prof. Janet Hapgood is a recipient of an Advancing Womxn award

Five substantial grants have been awarded to women researchers, including MCB's head of department, Prof. Janet Hapgood, to make space for more women’s voices to be heard.

Publication Date:
Fri, 08 Mar 2019 - 13:15
A new vaccine hope for African horse sickness, from an unlikely source

Researchers at the University of Cape Town’s Biopharming Research Institute (BRU) have
created a promising new vaccine candidate to help prevent the devastating effects of African
Horse Sickness (AHS). And they’re producing it in tobacco plants.

Publication Date:
Wed, 23 Jan 2019 - 11:15