Cape Town, South Africa

Established in September 2007 with the aim to specifically strengthen the ICGEB activities on the African Continent, the focus of the research undertaken at the Cape Town Component is geared to address key needs of the African population. Each activity contains a major training component aimed at tackling some of the key issues identified through the Gates Foundation Millennium Development Goals. Currently, the premises of the ICGEB Cape Town Component cover around 1,200 square metres of the University of Cape Town, Health Science Faculty Campus, and host the activity of three Research Groups. 

Rm S2.19, Wernher and Beit Building (South)
UCT Medical Campus
Anzio Road
Observatory 7925
Cape Town
SOUTH AFRICA
Tel: +27-21-406 6335
Fax: +27-21-406 6060
[email protected]

Personnel

Interim Director

Luiz Zerbini, PhD
Cape Town Component
Tel: +27-21-650 7627
Email: [email protected] [email protected]

Claudia Russo
PA to the Director
Tel: +27-21-406 6335
Email: [email protected]

General Administration

Irene Muriuki
Administrative Officer
Tel: +27-21-404 7687
Email: [email protected]

Nikki Dearham
Accountant
Tel: +27-21-406 7644
Email: [email protected]

Shereen Smith  
Accounts Clerk
Tel: +27-21-650 2212
Email: [email protected]

Nurhaan Larnie
Human Resources Assistant
Tel: +27-21-650 6612
Email: [email protected]

Karin Trussell 
Procurement Assistant
Tel: +27-21-650 6136
Email: [email protected]

Technical Services

Reagon Petersen
Head of Technical Services
Tel: +27-21-650 7688
Email: [email protected]

Justin Henry 
Technician
Tel: +27-21-650 6136
Email: [email protected]

Scientific Faculty

Biopesticides
Dennis Obonyo Ndolo

Cancer Genomics
Luiz Zerbini

Cytokines and Disease
Frank Brombacher