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July 31, 2015

A “Racing Start” for SABINA Students

RISE blog by Alan Anderson (30th June 2015) Dalu Mancama, head of the research group of CSIR Biomedical Technologies in Pretoria, South Africa, has recently become an advisor for RISE students in the SABINA network. With a background in biochemistry and molecular biology and genetics specialty, he brings long experience […]
July 31, 2015

SABINA Research exchange visits

Mr Cyprian Mpinda SABINA PhD Fellow University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Mr Mpinda (UDSM) is currently visiting the laboratory of Prof Debra Meyer at the University of Pretoria. He is conducting bioassays on extracts from plants used traditionally from the Bokhoma region of Tanzania. Ms Aneth David Mwakilili SABINA […]
July 31, 2015

Liberata Mwita’s research visit to the Swedish University of Agriculture and BIOTECH-NO2015

Article written by Ms Liberata Mwita, July 2015 I was lucky to get an opportunity to visit Swedish University of Agriculture (SLU) located in Uppsala, Swe-den for two months (May and June 2015). I was working at the department of Plant Biology under supervi-sion of Prof. Johan Meijer. It was […]
July 31, 2015

The SABINA Secretariat visits UNIMA and Wits

University of Malawi The SABINA Secretariat (Academic Director: Dr John Becker and Project Manager Mrs Jessika Naidoo) conducted a node visit at UNIMA – Chancellor College (Zomba) from the 17th – 19th June 2015. The aim of the visit was to engage with SABINA members at UNIMA and other researchers […]
July 31, 2015

SABINA members publication: Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activity of Ocimum labi-atum extract and isolated labdane diterpenoid

SABINA graduates Dr‘s Kapewangolo and Omolo in conjunction with Prof Debra Meyer and their co-authors published a re-search article earlier this year. The article was published in the Journal of Inflammation. Background: Plants from the genus Ocimum are used as folk medicine for treating various diseases including inflammatory and immune-related […]