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Benjamin Kumvenda and Oleg Reva have published a new paper "Analysis of genomic rearrangements, horizontal gene transfer and role of plasmids in the evolution of industrial important Thermus species" in BMC Genomics.

Jessika N. Naidoo Jessika N. Naidoo was appointed as SABINA Project manager & ACGT Support Scientist


Frank Ngonda, Project Manager, successfully defended his MSc thesis titled “Preliminary Phytochemical Screening and Evaluation of Antimicrobial Potential of Malawian Dalbergiella nyasae, Vernonia glabra and Securidaca longependunculata” on 16 January, 2014.

TRFCA organised a Tea Technologies symposium at Mulanje Golf Club, Malawi on 16 January 2014, during which SABINA student scientists, Nicholas Mphangwe and Godwil Madamombe gave a presentation.

Nicholas Mphangwe’s (UP PhD student) manuscript titled “Screening of tea (Camellia sinensis) for traits associated molecular markers” has been accepted for July publication in the journal Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology.

Adushan Pillay graduated on 2 July 2013 from the University of the Witwatersrand.

Celebrating the successful conclusion of the POL-SABINA initiative

SABINA student receives prestigious grant for women Advertisement: one MSc and one postdoctoral students
Plant Biotechnology Laboratory, School of Molecular and Cell Biology,
University of the Witwatersrand

Re-entry grant form Fund Management Workshop 28-30 September SIG visit to RISE sites: 11-24 June Grant Proposal Writing for scientists & students Namibia

Forum on regional networks brings African institutions closer together. POL-SABINA gets valuable exposure to funder objectives and expectations Project Management training Pretoria Parallel workshops HPLC Theory & Practical & Phylogenetics Pretoria

SABINA looks back on its first year at the 2nd Annual RISE Meeting ACGT hosts visit by senior SABINA participants from University of Malawi ACGT partner institutions in successful bid for a Carnegie-IAS Regional Initiative in Science and Education