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CeBER Publish in Microbiology Open
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 - 13:30

"Genome-resolved metagenomics of a bioremediation system for degradation of thiocyanate in mine water containing suspended solid tailings" - Rahman, S.F. Kantor, R.S. Huddy, R. Thomas, B.C. van Zyl, A.W. Harrison, S.T. Banfield, J.F.

CeBER Publish in Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 - 14:30

"Determining an effective operating window for a thiocyanate-degrading mixed microbial community" - A.Wynand van Zyl, Susan T.L. Harrison, Robert P. van Hille

CeBER Publish in Environmental Science & Technology
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 - 13:15

"Genome-Resolved Meta-Omics Ties Microbial Dynamics to Process Performance in Biotechnology for Thiocyanate Degradation" - Kantor R.S., Huddy R.J., Iyer R., Thomas B.C., Brown C.T., Anantharaman K., Tringe S., Hettich R.L., Harrison S.T.L. and Banfield J.F.


WISA MWD Symposium 2016
CeBER attend WISA MWD Symposium 2016
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 - 13:45

CeBER’s Prof Sue Harrison, Dr Marijke Fagan-Endres and Dr Rob van Hille all recently attended the 2016 Water Institute of South Africa Mine Water Division (WISA MWD) Symposium as invited speakers...

CeBER publishes four cover stories in Quest Magazine Volume 12.3
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 - 17:00

Congratulations to Bronwyn White, Jennifer Couperthwaite, Rajesh Sharma and Sarah Jones for their articles published in Quest Magazine, and to Candice Mazzolini for the beautiful photos used in the articles.

CeBER Outreach 2016
CeBER Outreach 2016
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 - 15:15

It was in the midst of campus chaos that CeBER, in partnership with Zeiss Microscopy, embarked on this year’s visit to Siyazhaka Primary school.This community outreach programme has become an annual excursion...

Brewing UCT Winners 2016
Brewing UCT: Winners of SAB Intervarsity Beer Brewing Competition 2016
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 - 08:00

Brewing UCT once again dominated the SAB Intervarsity Beer Brewing Competition in a consecutive, astounding win...

Professor Sue Harrison
Launch of Future Water Institute
Fri, 09 Sep 2016 - 08:30

On the 8th September 2016, CeBER joined Prof Sue Harrison and the UCT community in launching the Future Water Institute at UCT...

CeBER Research Day 2016
Mon, 05 Sep 2016 - 14:15

CeBER’s 7th annual Research Day was received with appreciation as postgraduate students, staff and guests convened off-campus for a day of research revelry...

Prof Sue Harrison Finalist In NSTF Awards 2016
Tue, 31 May 2016 - 11:30

Congratulations to Professor Sue Harrison, who is a finalist in two categories of the NSTF Awards 2015/2016.  The first category is the for the Lifetime award which is awarded for an outstanding contribution to SET and innovation by an individual over a period of 15 years or 

DST-Netherlands Workshop
Mon, 11 Apr 2016 - 11:00

In 2014 South Africa’s Bioeconomy Strategy was developed, and is today one of only 5 in the world.  This puts us in an excellent position moving forward in the development of bio-based industry and technology.  The implementation of the bioeconomy will address some of the social, economic and environmental challenges facing South Africa and the

IBS 2015 Report Back
Thu, 17 Dec 2015 - 11:15

Prof. Sue Harrison and Dr. Rob Huddy recently attended the 21st International Biohydrometallurgy Symposium (IBS) in Bali, Indonesia. The conference began with a one day taught course, “Cultivation and molecular techniques for isolating, cultivating and identifying extreme acidophiles”.  The course was run by Dr. Barrie Johnson and Dr. Raquel Quatrini, and covered practical approaches and molecular techniques for