Date Type Details
2024-03-04 08:30:06 Monday Morning Meeting

Monday Morning Meeting

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Please join us for a presentation by Dr Wilma Nel. Her presentation "The FABI Diagnostic Clinic: From field to FABI" will follow the formal part of the MMM.

2024-03-07 08:30:06 Student Seminars

Thursday Morning Seminar

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Chair: Nkosinathi Ndaba

Michal Slupski: Elucidating the circadian rhythm of Chrysoporthe austroafricana and its role in virulence.

Phophi Nethononda: Exploring pesticide practices and knowledge: A case study of smallholder farmers in Dzindi and Tshiombo Irrigation Schemes, Limpopo Province, South Africa.

Byron Sonnekus: Understanding the pathogens of dry flower disease of macadamia in South Africa.

Kiara Munsamy: Exploring the diversity of Fusarium species and their relative mycotoxins associated with maize ear rots in the Eastern Cape.

Question panel: Otlotleng Moloto, Innocent Rakubu, and Cassandra Schoeman

 

 

2024-03-11 08:30:49 Monday Morning Meeting

Monday Morning Meeting

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Please join us for a presentation by Renate Zipfel. Her presentation "The DNA Sanger sequencing facility" will follow the formal part of the MMM.

2024-03-14 08:30:35 Student Seminars

Thursday Morning Seminar

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Chair: Melandre Van Lill

Phinda Magagula: Title pending.

Shalya Moodley: Title pending. 

Aaron Harvey: Title pending. 

Anicka Nel: Title pending.

Question panel: Kiara Munsamy, Michal Slupski, Phophi Nethononda and Byron Sonnekus.

 

2024-03-18 08:30:49 Monday Morning Meeting

Monday Morning Meeting

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Please join us for a presentation by Magriet vd Nest. Her presentation will follow the formal part of the MMM.

2024-03-21 08:30:35 Student Seminars

Thursday Morning Seminar

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Please join us for MMM.

2024-03-25 08:30:49 Monday Morning Meeting

Monday Morning Meeting

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Please join us for MMM.

2024-03-28 08:30:27 Student Seminars

Student Seminars

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Chair: Myriam Solis Garcia

Claudette Dewing: Title pending

Lazarus Mavima: Title pending

Martin Mohobo: Title pending

Jabulile Mahlangu: Title pending

Question panel: Phinda Magagula, Shalya Moodley, Aaron Harvey and Anicka Nel.

2024-04-04 08:30:35 Student Seminars

Thursday Morning Seminar

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Chair: Nicole van Vuuren 

Rosa Knoppersen: Title pending.

Iné Botha: Title pending.

Luki-Marié Scheepers: Title pending.

Cerista de Meulenaere: Title pending.

Question panel: Claudette Dewing, Lazarus Mavima, Martin Mohobo, and Jabulile Mahlangu.

 

2024-04-11 08:30:35 Student Seminars

Thursday Morning Seminar

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Chair: Byron Sonnekus 

Lihan Esterhuizen: Title pending.

Katlego Kopotsa: Title pending. 

Nomakula Zim: Title pending.

Question panel: Rosa Knoppersen, Iné Botha, Luki-Marié Scheepers and Cerista de Meulenaere 

2024-04-18 08:30:35 Student Seminars

Thursday Morning Seminar

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Chair: Samkelisiwe Thango

Anneri Lotter: Title pending.

Mabodiba Maake: Title pending. 

Wisely Kola: Title pending. 

Garyn Townsend: Title pending.

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2024-04-25 08:30:39 Student Seminars

Thursday Morning Seminar

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Chair: Innocent Rakubu

Monique Maarteens: Title pending. 

Maxwell Kibor: Title pending. 

Angelique de Wet: Title pending. 

Question panel: Anneri Lotter, Mabodiba Maake, Wisely Kola, and Garyn Townsend 

2024-05-07 08:00:57 TPCP/CPHB Symposium

The 35th Annual Meeting of the Tree Protection Co-operative Programme (TPCP) and DSI-NRF Centre of Excellence in Plant Health Biotechnology (CPHB)

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The annual meeting of the Tree Protection Co-operative Programme (TPCP) and DSI-NRF Centre of Excellence in Plant Health Biotechnology (CPHB) has become one of the most important meetings relating to forest tree health in South Africa and globally. The 2024 TPCP/CPHB meeting will take place on 7-8 May. This event is open to staff of member companies of the TPCP and other stakeholders in the TPCP and CPHB.

As has been the case in the past, the 35th annual meeting of the TPCP will focus on key issues relating to forest tree health in South Africa. Importantly, the meeting will again seek to provide feedback to forest industry and other stakeholders on programmes focused on dealing with threatening pest and disease problems following an integrated pest management approach.

2024-06-10 08:30:54 Workshop

Workshop on the Biophysics of Fungal Spore Dispersal

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Workshop on the Biophysics of Fungal Spore Dispersal

Prof. Tjaart Krüger is excited to announce a workshop on the biophysics of fungal spore dispersal and its relevance to plant disease, which will take place 10-14 June 2024 at Future Africa. They aim to create an informal discussion platform where postgraduate students and researchers from (bio)physics, biology, and related fields can learn from one another and brainstorm ideas for research. It will be a small meeting of ±30 participants. Besides the introductory topical presentations by the invited specialists, workshop participants may optionally contribute short oral presentations on related topics.

If you're interested in participating in the workshop, make sure you apply through the website before the deadline of 16 February 2024. 

For more information, please see the workshop website and don't hesitate to contact Prof. Kruger with any questions.