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All-female research team heads to Antarctica for pioneering study

Date Released : 15/11/2016

Seven researchers from Rhodes University are heading to Antarctica for the annual summer relief voyage on 30 November 2016. This is the largest contingent from any South African University on this year’s expedition and includes two academic staff members and five students.

Marine Natural Products Researcher wins award at International Marine Biotechnology Congress

Date Released : 19/09/2016

Marine Natural Products Researcher wins award at International Marine Biotechnology Congress

Professor Emeritus John Duncan

Date Released : 24/06/2016

The Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology is very sad to announce the death of Professor Emeritus John Duncan, former Dean of Research,

Rhodes awarded three more SARChI Chairs

Date Released : 01/09/2015

Rhodes has been awarded three more SARChI chairs.

Fellowship Award and International Collaborations for RUBi students

Date Released : 21/09/2015

Bioinformatics doctoral students Caroline Ross and David Penkler embark on international studies with Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey. Both were graduated from one-year MSc programme in Bioinformatics with distinction in April 2015

Edkins to further biochemistry research as SARChI Chair

Date Released : 02/09/2015

Dr Adrienne Edkins of Rhodes University’s Faculty of Science was recently awarded the position of Chair holder for the South African Research Chairs Initiative (SARChI) for her research in biochemistry and cell biology.

Rhodes Microbiologists return from research cruise to the Prince Edward Islands

Date Released : 29/06/2015

Professor Rosemary Dorrington and members of her research group, Mr Lucas Chauke and Ms Caro Damarjanan have returned from a six week research cruise to the remote sub-Antarctic, Prince Edward islands.

Marine Natural Products Research Laboratory Opened

Date Released : 07/04/2015

The newly refurbished Marine Natural Products Research Laboratory, located within the Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology in the Biological Sciences Building

BioBRU Attends the 2014 SASBMB Conference

Date Released : 24/07/2014

The 24th biennial congress of the South African Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (SASBMB)

Biochemistry student set to become forerunner in Alzheimer’s research

Date Released : 19/07/2012

Aiming to bridge the knowledge gap in Alzheimer’s disease research, Biochemistry PhD student, Eden Padayachee has been awarded an International Brain Research Organisation (IBRO) travel grant to attend a prestigious neuroscience conference in New Orleans.