UP and International Veterinary Vaccinology Network teach learners about vaccination
Posted on November 08, 2019
“Who knew that science can be cool?” This was one of the many positive comments from Prestige College learners during a University of Pretoria (UP) and International Veterinary Vaccinology Network (IVVN) outreach programme that took place recently in Hammanskraal, north of Pretoria.
NATHouse scooped up more than a handful of awards
Posted on October 25, 2019
Not only did NATHouse win six awards at the annual Day and Faculty House Awards Ceremony hosted by the Division of Student Development (DSD) recently, but their Faculty Guardian, Dr Quenton Kritzinger, was also awarded as the Faculty Guardian of the Year. He also received this award in 2017.
UP academics clinch seven prestigious NRF Awards for contribution to knowledge production
Posted on September 13, 2019
Seven UP academics received prestigious awards from the National Research Foundation (NRF) on Thursday, 12 September 2019, for their contribution to knowledge creation and dissemination.
Master’s student in biochemistry wins award for best oral presentation
Posted on September 03, 2019
Masego Dilebo, a master’s student in biochemistry at the University of Pretoria, recently won an award for the best oral presentation at the 5th Annual Malaria Research Conference.
Dr Dina Coertzen selected to attend international young scientist programme
Posted on August 13, 2019
Dr Dina Coertzen from the Malaria Parasite Molecular Laboratory in the Department of Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology has been selected to participate in the International Union for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (IUBMB) Young Scientist Program (YSP) at Taylor’s University...
UP's Prof Myburg receives International Forest Biotechnologist of the Year Award
Posted on August 02, 2019
Prof Zander Myburg, Director of the Forest Molecular Genetics Programme in the Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute at the University of Pretoria, recently received the prestigious Biotechnologist of the Year Award from the Institute of Forest Biosciences.
UP's Dr Jandeli Niemand wins international prize for malaria research poster
Posted on August 02, 2019
Dr Jandeli Niemand from the Malaria Parasite Molecular Laboratory in the Department of Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology at the University of Pretoria (UP) has won a prize for her poster entitled: “The use of phenomics to generate mode of action fingerprints of antiplasmodial...
Two UP malaria experts receive international travel scholarships
Posted on July 30, 2019
Two researchers from the Malaria Parasite Molecular Laboratory in the Department of Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology at the University of Pretoria (UP), Dr Jandeli Niemand and Dr Dina Coertzen, received travel scholarships to attend the Setting our Sights on Infectious Diseases Conference...