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UFS's Lipid Biotechnology group attends congress in Japan

At the congress are, from the left: Prof. Lodewyk Kock, Head: Lipid Biotechnology Group; Dr Carlien Pohl-Albertyn, Lecturer; Ms Andri van Wyk, Professional Officer; Mr Ntsoaki Leeuw, Ph.D. student; Mr Desmond Ncango, Ph.D. student; Ms Chantel Swart, Ph.D. student; Prof. Pieter van Wyk, Director: Centre for Microscopy and Mr Ruan Ells, Ph.D. student. The group’s attendance was sponsored by the South African Fryer Oil Initiative (SAFOI) at the UFS.
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Four staff members and four Ph.D. students from the University of the Free State’s (UFS) Department of Microbial, Biochemical and Food Biotechnology recently attended the 17th congress of the International Society for Human and Animal Mycology (ISHAM) in Tokyo, Japan. Five posters and one presentation were delivered.

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