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School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences Presents Research Day

2017/08/24 04:11:08 PM

UKZN’s School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences (LMMS) in the College of Health Sciences recently hosted a Research Day on the Westville campus.

  
 PhD candidates, Mr Benjamin Chimukangara
 won the first prize with his oral paper whilst
Ms Samantha Anderson took the first prize for
her oral poster presentation.
 UKZN’s School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences

(LMMS) in the College of Health Sciences recently hosted a Research Day on the Westville campus.

This event provided students with an opportunity to present their latest research work thus promoting collaboration and fostering a research ethos within the School.

The event was well attended by academic and support staff, and students.

PhD and masters candidates shared details on their research work with a record number of abstracts being submitted and evaluated by the selection committees in each of the themes in the School.

Organiser of the event and Research Academic Leader in the School Dr Michelle Gordon thanked everyone who helped make the programme run smoothly and Professor Kriben Pillay, who captivated the audience with his magic show.

Gordon also thanked the Graduate School of Business and Leadership (GSB) for hosting the event as well as the LMMS postgraduate office for co-ordinating the day.

PhD candidates, Mr Benjamin Chimukangara won the first prize with his oral paper whilst Ms Samantha Anderson took the first prize for her oral poster presentation titled: OGG1 Ser326Cys polymorphism is associated with HIV and influences low birth weight and pre-term birth susceptibility, within South Africa.

Words by: Lihle Sosibo

Lihlithemba Sisanda Sosibo

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