Public Talk on a Decade of Skin Research by Prof Lester Davids

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 2018-02-21
4:45 pm - 6:00 pm

Event Price
FREE

Event Contact Details
No reservations necessary. For further details visit www.royalsocietysa.org.za

Location
SAAO Auditorium
SA Astronomical Observatory, Observatory Road, Obsevatory
Cape Town
Western Cape


Description

Prof. Lester Davids of the Department of Medical Biosciences at the University of the Western Cape will present a talk entitled “Mirror! Mirror! On the wall…” : Reflections on a Decade of Skin Research
Abstract: The fascination with human skin has continued to perk the interest of biologists, anthropologists, medical researchers, historians, artists and the public at large throughout the centuries. This lecture will explore a decade of biological skin research and highlight fascinating topics such as skin cancers, wound healing and the global phenomenon of skin lightening practices.