Kelly Chibale in the Financial Times
The US Financial Times recently featured Kelly Chibale as an Innovator in Drug Discovery in Africa
Fortune: World's Greatest Leaders for 2018
Kelly Chibale placed no 45 on Fortune Magazine's top 50 list of 'World's greatest Leaders and Thinkers' for 2018
Next Generation Scientist (NGS) programme
PhD Student Dickson Mambwe attended the intensive 3 month NGS programme in Basel, Switzerland in 2018
Congratulations to Prof Chibale for new A rating
Prof Chibale was recently awarded an A-rating by the National Research Foundation (NRF), placing him as a leader in his field nationally and internationally.
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We are situated in Cape Town, South Africa, one of the most beautiful cities in the world, the city where the Atlantic and Indian Oceans meet.  Our laboratories span two campuses of the University of Cape Town (UCT). Our synthetic chemistry laboratories are located within the Department of Chemistry on UCT’s Upper Campus, while our biochemical laboratories are located within the Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine on UCT’s Medical School Campus. Our research is at the interface of biology, chemistry and medicine. Research topics in our laboratories are geared towards providing students and postdoctoral fellows with choices that expose them to the widest possible frontiers of science, with hopes that their education and training encompasses modern approaches to research in the chemical and biological sciences.

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