Department of Science and Technology (DST) Biotechnology Initiatives
DST Biotechnology Strategies Unit, Technology for Competitiveness Programme
Ben Durham - Director
Tel: +27 12 843 6531
The Biotechnology Regional Innovation Centres (BRICs) have now merged into the Technology Innovation Agency (www.tia.org.za).
Young Science Communicators Writing Initiative:
In an initiative to offer a platform to exercise skills in science communication, PUB commissioned a group of young scientists to write popular articles on various topics relating to biotechnology applications. Read their on articles on topics including sustainable energy, aquaculture, palaeogenomics, and more... Click here to view.
Previous PUB Quarterly Newsletters:
Shedding Light on Human Genetic Diversity
A paper detailing the the Southern African Genome Sequencing Project and its results was published in the journal Nature.
A range of teaching aids are available in a number of different languages
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