Biochemistry focuses on understanding diseases of all kinds
Posted on March 24, 2021
NAS Featured scientist: Prof Jan Verschoor (Research Leader: Tuberculosis Research Group in the Department of Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology)
NAS celebrates Human Rights
Posted on March 21, 2021
In celebration of Human Rights Day today (21 March), we asked a few staff members from the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (NAS) to share their views on human rights.
Enjoy the challenges and aspire to conquer them, but never let them drown you
Posted on March 08, 2021
Feature a scientist in Natural and Agricultural Sciences: Prof Lucy Moleleki - Associate Professor in Microbiology in the Department of Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
New beginnings at NAS: Meet Dr Jarishma K Gokul
Posted on February 17, 2021
Meet Dr Jarishma K Gokul, Lecturer and Microbiome Group Leader in the Department of Plant and Soil Sciences who was appointed in the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences in January 2021.
New beginnings at NAS: Meet Dr Samkelo Malgas
Posted on January 29, 2021
Dr Samkelo Malgas started his career at the University of Pretoria’s Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (NAS) on 1 December 2020.
UP researcher’s team discovers new compounds with the potential to eliminate malaria
Posted on January 11, 2021
The discovery involves the identification of unique compounds that are able to kill several stages of the malaria-causing parasite and can block the transmission of the parasite between humans and mosquitoes.
BGM Research Day 2020
Posted on November 13, 2020
As celebration of the research conducted during 2020, the Department of Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology hosted a research day on 12 November. A selection of talks were presented by postgraduate students and research staff.
19 UP students feature in the Absa Gradstar 2020 Top 100 for academic excellence and leadership
Posted on November 12, 2020
UP dominated this year’s Absa Gradstar Top 100 with 19 students making it onto the list, the most from any other institution.