PhD student Lee Kruse currently spends three months with Prof Wouter Roos at the University of Groningen to mechanically charaterise HIV virus-like particles with AFM.
Welcome to Majahonkhe Shabangu who recently joint the Mechanobiology Lab as PhD student with focus on the mechanobiology in diagnosis and treatment of cancers in South African patients
Welcome to Martin Kiwanuka who joins our lab as MSc student and will work on cell mechanics in drug resistance of HIV-associated cancers.
We recently bid farewell to two of our postdoctoral research fellows, Kevin Sack and Tamer Abdalrahman. Fortunately, both remain involved in collaborative research with our lab.
Congratulations to Rochelle Smith who submitted for examination her MSc dissertation on cell mechanics in cancer drug resistance. We are delighted that Rochelle now wants to pursue a PhD with us.
Congratulations to Jerry Sam for being awarded the degree of MSc in Biomedical Engineering with distinction in December 2018.
Congratulations to Dr Kevin Sack who was capped with his PhD in the graduation ceremony on 6 April 2018.
Congratulations to alumnus Prof Mazin Sirry for receiving a prestigious Iso Lomso Fellowship for Early Career African Researchers from the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study.
Congratulations to our PhD alumnus Dr Fulufhelo Nemavhola for his ad hominem promotion to Associate Professor at the University of South Africa.
Prof Mazin Sirry, alumnus of the Division of Biomedical Engineering, has been appointed as Head of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Medical Sciences and Technology in Khartoum, Sudan.
Congratulations to Lee Kruse who was awarded the 2nd prize for oral presentation "Mathematical modelling of early stage engulfment of HIV into host cells" at the HUB/IBMS/PAT Postgraduate Research Day held on 27 Sep 2017.