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Inaugural Steve Lawn Memorial LectureThursday 16 March 2017 at 17h00 Wolfson Pavilion Lecture Theatre
Prof Robin Wood, Desmond Tutu HIV Centre
"An epidemic uncurbed, Tuberculosis control measured in Cape Town 1910 to 2010"
New work gives insight into a possible mechanism for immune and other health defects in HIV-1 exposed, uninfected infants. UCT Immunology researcher Dr. Heather Jaspan contributed to this work. Levels of Ochratoxin A, a natural and common food contaminant, are associated with T cell activation in HIV-1 exposed, uninfected infants.
In a report recently published in the Journal of Antimicrobial Therapy, Division of Immunology researchers including Lerato Hlaka, Michael-Jon Rosslee, and Reto Guler describe new potential antitubercular drugs that bind to the minor groove of DNA.
DEADLINE: 29 August 2017 for Global Health Travel Award for
Please join us for the launch of the Eugene B. Dowdle Immunology award by the Division of Immunology and the Division of Allergology and Clinical Immunology.Jolly Lecture Theatre 11am on Tuesday May 16th
Wednesday 26.04.2017 14:30-17:30
Cocktail reception 17:30-19:30
RSV to email@example.com by 18th April
The Wolfson Memorial Lecture will be given on Wednesday Feb 15th at 16:30 by
Prof Sir Peter Ratcliffe, University of Oxford
"Understanding cellular Oxygen Sensing Mechanisms: Implications for Medicine"
DATABASES AND METABOLIC MODELLING COURSE & TB/PATHOGEN GENOMICS SYMPOSIUM
A reminder of the Symposium on pathogen genomics (with a special focus on MTB) taking place at UCT on the 23rd February. If you intend to come and haven’t yet done so, please register using the form link.
The Fogarty Global Health Training Program offers opportunities in global health research training for pre- and post-doctoral candidates from the U.S. and lower-middle-income countries (LMICs), sponsored by the Fogarty International Center (FIC) and several collaborating Institutes and Centers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The University of Cape Town is an eligible institution, and its students are entitled to apply. DEADLINE 28 Feb, 2017