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.
Study on analytical model of the mechanics of early invasion of a merozoite into a human erythrocyte by T Abdalrahman and T Franz published in Journal of Biological Physics.
Study showing that cellular mechanosensitivity to substrate stiffness decreases with increasing dissimilarity between cell and substrate stiffness by Dr Tamer Abdalrahman et al appears in Biomechanics and Modelling in Mechanobiology.
Congratulations to Dr Malebogo Ngoepe for receiving an Iso Lomso Fellowship for Early-career African Researchers.
Best wishes for visiting PhD student Julie Kohn who will defend her PhD in Biomedical Engineering at Cornell University on 24 May 2017.
Join the Cape Town Satellite March for Science this Saturday 22 April 10h30 at the Observatory Swimming Pool, Willow Rd, Observatory
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.
Congratulations to Lee Kruse for the submission of her Masters dissertation and start of her PhD studies.
Come and support the CANSA Shavathon at UCT Faculty of Health Sciences Main Courtyard on Friday 17 March 2017 9h30-16h30.
The women scientists and engineers of the Mechanobiology Lab celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science on 11 February 2017.