Welcome to the Division of Chemical & Systems Biology

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Executive Assistant to Professor Musa Mhlanga
Tel: 021-650 1638          Cell: 073-460 7467

Dr Stephanie FANUCCHI (scientist CSIR)
Gene Expression & Biophysics Group 
Project Title: Deciphering the role of epigenetics in immune gene regulation
Tel: 012-841 3346

Janine SCHOLEFIELD (scientist CSIR) 
Project Title: Cellular modelling of disease.

Youtaro SHIBAYAMA (Scientist CSIR)
Project Title: Transcriptional regulation in host-pathogen interactions

Students - MSc
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Students - PhD

Ezio FOK (UCT-PhD)
Project Title: Tracking the dynamics of chromosal confirmation in live cells
Tel: 012-841 3346

Project Title: The chromatin landscape of primary cancer cells
Tel: 012-841 3346

Jerolen NAIDOO (UCT-PhD)
Project Title : High content phenotypic screening, miRNAs, drug discovery, RNAi, cancer biology, host-pathogen interactions
Tel: 012-840 4507

Students - Post Docs

Maria GAGLIARDI (UCT-post doc)
Project Title: Bringing precision medicine to cancer therapy in South Africa
Cell: 076-326 6930

Anca SAVULESCU (CSIR-post doc) Project Title: Identification and characterization of proteins implicated in translational regulation of long-range transported mRNAs. 
Cell: 073-416 9275