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Upcoming seminars

14 August, 1pm (MCB Library)
Plant host defence and viral counterdefence: Recent developments on Geminiviruses
and Tospoviruses

Dr Richard Kormelink (Virology Dept, Wageningen University)
Seminar guidelines

Positions available at MCB

Applicants are invited to apply to join the Hapgood lab for MSc, PhD or Post Doc positions in 2015. A choice of projects is available. Some grant holder -linked bursaries are available and secure for 3 years.
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Two PhD positions are being offered starting as soon as possible in 2014. These are part of an NRF-funded project lead by Assoc Prof Vernon Coyne to develop candidate vaccines for aquacultured fish.
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Two PhD/MSc projects investigating phytoalexins and Maize Disease Resistance are available. The pro-
jects are to be supervised by Dr
Shane Murray and Dr Dionne
Sheperd
.
Full details...

An MSc position is being offered in
the Biopharming Research Unit
(BRU)
of Prof E Rybicki starting as soon as possible in 2014. This is
part of an NRF-funded project to produce Foot and mouth disease
virus vaccine candidates and
diagnostic reagents in plants.
Full details...


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Prof Ed Rybicki of the BRU gave a talk on "Biofarming the Future" at the TEDx Cape Town event in the Cape Town City Hall on Saturday August 16th, where he described how plants can be used to make the therapeutic anti-Ebola ZMapp antibody cocktail, as well as anti-HIV antibodies, and influenza and other vaccines.

Contact: Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Cape Town, Private Bag, Rondebosch, 7701
Telephone: 021 650 3270
Facsimile: 021 650 1861


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