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June 29, 2015

Liberata Mwita attends ISCB-Africa ASBCB Conference on Bioinformatics

Ms Liberata Mwita attended the ISCB (International Society for Computational Biology)-Africa ASBCB (African Society for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology) conference from the 9th—11th March 2015. The conference took place in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Ms Mwita presented a poster titled “Operons used for plant colonization by a plant growth promoting […]
June 29, 2015

SABINA PhD fellow, Pelly Malebe joins the ARC

Ms Pelly Malebe joined the Agricultural Re-search Council (ARC) in April 2015, as a junior researcher. She is based at the Animal Production Institute in the Genetics department. Currently she works with the forensics unit, carrying out DNA based analyses to provide evidence to establish individual identification, ownership, parentage verification […]
June 29, 2015

Prof de Koning contributes chapter to: Arene Chemistry: Reaction Mechanisms and Methods for Aromatic Compounds

Stepping up to meet that demand, Arene Chemistry: Reaction Mechanisms and Methods for Aromatic Compounds surveys the main methods used for preparing these compounds and their transformations. Organized to enable students and synthetic chemists to understand and expand on aromatic reactions, the book helps those read-ers apply aromatic reactions in […]
June 29, 2015

Medicinal Chemistry Course, Zomba, Malawi

Wits lecturers from the Department of Chemistry, presented a medicinal chemistry course at the University of Malawi, Chancellor College. The three day course was presented by Dr Amanda Rousseau and Dr Moira Bode from the 3rd-5th June 2015. The course covered enzymes and receptors as drug targets and the application […]
June 29, 2015

SABINA Annual Meeting 2015

The SABINA Annual Meeting took place in the “Kingdom of the Zulu”, the majestic city of Durban. The meeting kicked off on the 27th May 2015, with the annual staff meeting. Over the next two days all members were treated to presentations from SANBio (Southern Africa Network for Biosciences), a […]