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 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 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.
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.