Date(s) - 2018-02-21
4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Event Contact Details
No reservations necessary. For further details visit www.royalsocietysa.org.za
SA Astronomical Observatory, Observatory Road, Obsevatory
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.