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MCB's Nicci Illing and Rob Ingle scoop Human Frontier Science Program Award
Mon, 07 Jun 2021 - 11:30

UCT scientists scoop Human Frontier Science Program Award to study the genetics of floral asymmetry in South African plants

MCB's Jill Farrant featured in award-winning documentary
Mon, 22 Feb 2021 - 16:45

MCB's Prof. Jill Farrant (holder of the SARChI chair in Molecular Plant Physiology) has been featured in an episode of the award-winning PBS documentary "H2O: The Molecule That Made Us".

MCB Research Day
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 - 14:00

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

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
Fri, 08 Mar 2019 - 13:15

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

A new vaccine hope for African horse sickness, from an unlikely source
Wed, 23 Jan 2019 - 11:15

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.