Celebrating Excellence: Prof Janette Bester and Dr Michelle Visagie Appointed to Editorial Roles at Frontiers

Posted on September 12, 2023

The Department of Physiology at the University of Pretoria is proud to announce the remarkable achievements of two distinguished members of our faculty, Prof Janette Bester and Dr Michelle Visagie. Both have been selected for prestigious editorial roles at Frontiers, a leading platform for scientific publishing.

Prof Janette Bester:

Prof Janette Bester has been appointed as an Associate Editor for the section of Red Blood Cell Physiology at Frontiers in Physiology. This section is dedicated to advancing our understanding of red blood cells, taking into consideration the latest complex approaches and technological developments that enable us to delve deep into their structure and function.

In her role as Associate Editor, Prof Bester will play a crucial role in the peer-review process. She will assess manuscripts, invite expert reviewers, and oversee the collaborative interaction between reviewers and authors. Prof Bester's expertise and contributions to the field make her a highly valuable addition to the Frontiers editorial team.

 

Dr Michelle Visagie:

Dr Michelle Visagie has been appointed as a Review Editor for the section of Cancer Metabolism at Frontiers in Oncology. This section explores the fundamental science, translational research, and clinical aspects of cancer metabolism, with a particular focus on energy metabolism and metabolic reprogramming in cancer cells.

As a Review Editor, Dr Visagie will actively contribute to the editorial process by reviewing research articles. Her extensive knowledge and experience in cancer metabolism make her a key asset to Frontiers in Oncology.

Both Prof Bester and Dr Visagie's appointments highlight their exceptional contributions to their respective fields and their dedication to advancing scientific knowledge. We are immensely proud of their achievements and look forward to their continued impact on the academic community.

Frontiers' editorial roles are highly selective, and being appointed to such positions is a testament to the expertise and leadership of our colleagues. Congratulations, Prof Janette Bester and Dr Michelle Visagie, for these well-deserved appointments!

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