FBIP Doctoral Students: Makasithembe Dube

FBIP Doctoral Students: Makasithembe Dube

Makasithembe Dube is 35 years old and currently in the 3rd year of a PhD in Microbiology. She has a great interest in a career in research in the disciplines of molecular biology and microbiology. From the first time she was exposed to a microbiology laboratory a...
FBIP Doctoral Students: Gciniwe Mercy Sithole

FBIP Doctoral Students: Gciniwe Mercy Sithole

Getting to know Gciniwe Gciniwe Mercy Sithole has a strong character and much determination, she describes it as a “never give up spirit”. Born and bred in the deep rural areas of Matholonjeni at Kwa-Dlangezwa, Northern KwaZulu Natal she had to walk an...
FBIP Doctoral Students: Lehlohonolo Mofokeng

FBIP Doctoral Students: Lehlohonolo Mofokeng

Lehlohonolo Mofokeng is a 29 year old doctoral student with clearly defined goals – an attribute that could serve him well in the halls of academia one day. In five years, he sees himself as an established lecturer/researcher having a group of MSc and PhD...
SASSB 2021 Webinar Series: Open to All

SASSB 2021 Webinar Series: Open to All

Save the dates: First Thursdays of each month 16h00 (UTC + 2) Starting 3 June 2021 We want to hear about your systematics and evolutionary biology research! In place of the SASSB XV conference, the Southern African Society for Systematic Biology will be presenting a...
DNA barcoding: iBOL head charts future at SA gathering

DNA barcoding: iBOL head charts future at SA gathering

Cape Town – The foundation has been laid for the International Barcode of Life’s (iBOL) most recent initiative which will revolutionise our understanding of biodiversity and our capacity to manage it, according to Prof Paul Herbert. Herbert who is the iBOL scientific...