SATVINHLSFollow us on Twitter Follow us on Facebook

Home > News > Current news

Current news

Current news

Immunopaedia News
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 00:45

Interesting Immunology news at Immunopaedia Breaking News

Inaugural Steve Lawn Memorial Lecture
Monday, February 20, 2017 - 14:15

Inaugural Steve Lawn Memorial Lecture

Thursday 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"

Insight into immune defects of HIV-exposed uninfected infants
Thursday, December 28, 2017 - 14:15

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.

Read the publication here

DNA minor groove binders as potential antitubercular drugs
Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 23:15

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.  

Read the publication here.

Pathology/HIB/IBMS Research Day: Sept 27th
Friday, August 4, 2017 - 09:45

The departments of Human Biology, Integrative Biomedical sciences and pathology are holding their biennial

Postgraduate Student Research Day

Wednesday 27th September from 8am in the New Learning Center


Launch: Eugene B. Dowdle Award for Immunology
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 12:15

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
Launch: CIDRI Africa
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 09:45
CIDRI - Africa launch

Wolfson Pavillion

Wednesday 26.04.2017 14:30-17:30

Cocktail reception 17:30-19:30

RSV to by 18th April

Wolfson Memorial Lecture Feb 15th 16:30
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 15:30

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
Friday, February 10, 2017 - 08:30


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

Fogarty Global Health Training Program
Friday, February 10, 2017 - 08:15

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