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From Greek to Plain speak – a science blog outlining all the latest news and activities of the Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics.

TB STRIKES WILD DOGS ANOTHER BLOW

This article was originally published on the Stellenbosch University Medicine & Health Sciences Annual Faculty Publication 2019. Read the original article here. Studies show four in every five in KNP are infected Four in every five wild dogs roaming the Kruger National Park (KNP) are infected with the bacteria causing bovine tuberculosis (bTB)…

XX MAKES THE DIFFERENCE WITH TB

​​This article was originally published on the Stellenbosch University Medicine & Health Sciences Annual Faculty Publication 2019. Read the original article here. Genetic composition make men more prone to disease Why are twice as many men as women worldwide treated for tuberculosis (TB)? Is it simply because Adams have more access to medical…

Youth Month Feature: Ricquelle Williams

Meet Miss Ricquelle Daphne Williams, a Masters candidate within the TB Drug Discovery Research Group at Stellenbosch University’s Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. In celebration of Youth Month 2020, the Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics is paying tribute to young researchers…

Youth Month Feature: Lesedi Dikhoba

Meet Ms Lesedi Dikhoba, a masters candidate within the Host-Pathogen Mycobactomics Research Group at Stellenbosch University’s Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. In celebration of Youth Month 2020, the Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics is paying tribute to young researchers within our…

Youth Month Feature: Bih Chendi

Meet Miss Bih Hycenta Chendi, a doctoral candidate at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway and affiliated student within the Immunology Research Group at Stellenbosch University’s Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. In celebration of Youth Month 2020, the Division of…

Youth Month Feature: Loren Rockman

Meet Miss Loren Rockman, a masters candidate within the Clinical Mycobacteriology & Epidemiology (CLIME) Research Group at Stellenbosch University’s Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. In celebration of Youth Month 2020, the Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics is paying tribute to young…

Youth Month Feature: Naomi Okugbeni-Doghor

Meet Ms Naomi Okugbeni-Doghor, a doctoral candidate within the TB Host Genetics Research Group at Stellenbosch University’s Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. In celebration of Youth Month 2020, the Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics is paying tribute to young researchers within our…

Youth Month Feature: Tumelo Maila

Meet Mr Tumelo Maila, a masters candidate within the TB Drug Development Research Group at Stellenbosch University’s Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. In celebration of Youth Month 2020, the Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics is paying tribute to young researchers within…

Youth Month Feature: Dr Karen Cilliers

Meet Dr Karen Cilliers, a postdoctoral fellow within the Immunology Research Group at Stellenbosch University’s Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. In celebration of Youth Month 2020, the Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics is paying tribute to young researchers within our institute. We…