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Dr Malebogo Ngoepe receives Iso Lomso Fellowship
Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 17:30

Congratulations to Dr Malebogo Ngoepe for receiving an Iso Lomso Fellowship for Early-career African Researchers.

Julie Kohn to defend her PhD at Cornell University
Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 11:00

Best wishes for visiting PhD student Julie Kohn who will defend her PhD in Biomedical Engineering at Cornell University on 24 May 2017.

Cape Town March for Science
Monday, April 17, 2017 - 10:30

Join the Cape Town Satellite March for Science this Saturday 22 April 10h30 at the Observatory Swimming Pool, Willow Rd, Observatory

Farewell for Andie De Villiers
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 10:30

We bid farewell to (soon to be Dr) Andie De Villiers who left the Mechanobiology Lab on 31 March to take up a faculty position in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Stellenbosch University.

Ending and New Start for Lee Kruse
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 10:00

Congratulations to Lee Kruse for the submission of her Masters dissertation and start of her PhD studies.

CANSA Shavathon at UCT Medical School
Friday, March 10, 2017 - 17:00

Come and support the CANSA Shavathon at UCT Faculty of Health Sciences Main Courtyard on Friday 17 March 2017 9h30-16h30.

Celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in Science
Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 19:00

The women scientists and engineers of the Mechanobiology Lab celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science on 11 February 2017.

Mechanobiology Lab Presented at Second SA Nanomedicine HIV/Aids Symposium
Monday, December 5, 2016 - 16:15

Lee Kruse, Tamer Abdalrahman, Absalom Maluleke and Tom Franz attended the 2nd SA Nanomedicine HIV/Aids Symposium in Pretoria on 2 Dec 2016.

Farewell for Mazin Sirry
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 13:15

The Mechanobiology Lab gathered over breakfast to bid farewell to Mazin Sirry who will take up an academic position at the University of Medical Sciences and Technology in Khartoum, Sudan.

Ghodeejah Higgins receives UCT Award for Research Visit to Zaman Lab
Friday, November 25, 2016 - 16:00

Ghodeejah Higgins has been awarded a UCT Max & Lillie Sonnenberg Scholarship for a 5-months research visit on cancer mechanobiology to Muhammad Zaman's Laboratory for Molecular & Cellular Dynamics at Boston University.

Welcome to Julie Kohn
Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 11:00

Welcome to Julie Kohn from the Reinhart-King Lab at Cornell University. Julie joined Mechanobiology Lab as visiting PhD student for 12 months, funded through the Whitaker Foundation, with the aim of undertaking computational studies of endothelial cell mechanics that complement her experimental research undertaken at Cornell. 

Workshop with Grade-10 Khayelitsha Learners of UCT's VC SII 100up Project
Sunday, September 11, 2016 - 13:30

The Division of Biomedical Engineering held a workshop with 60 grade-10 learners from several secondary schools in Khayelitsha on 10 September 2016 as part of the 100up Project of UCT's School Improvement Initiative.