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The Division of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology is home to various postgraduate students. Below are the details of some of our current students involved in biomedical forensic science research.

Name: Nondumiso Shongwe
Degree: MPhil Biomedical Forensic Science
Research Topic: Toxicological findings in fatal transport collisions in Cape Town.
Email: SHNNON012@myuct.ac.za

Name: Toshika Emrith
Degree: MPhil Biomedical Forensic Science
Research Topic: Patterns of fracture and force associated with dynamic blunt impact to the femur.
Email: EMRTOS001@myuct.ac.za

Name: Tracy Bennett
Degree: MPhil Biomedical Forensic Science
Research Topic: Exploring the medico-legal death scene investigation of sudden unexpected death of infants at Salt River Mortuary.
Email: BNNTRA001@myuct.ac.za

Name: Thomas Mollet
Degree: MPhil Biomedical Forensic Science
Research Topic: The Bloating Phase. What happens to a body after drowning in the sea?
Email: MLLTHO013@myuct.ac.za

Name: Rixongile Malomane
Degree: MPhil Biomedical Forensic Science
Research Topic: Retrospective analysis of blood alcohol in road traffic fatalities in the metro and rural mortuaries of Cape Town, South Africa.
Email: MLMRIX001@myuct.ac.za

Name: Tafadzwa Tawha
Degree: MPhil Biomedical Forensic Science
Research Topic: Geometric morphometric analyses to assess the accuracy of the zygoma for estimating ancestry in a South African population.
Email: TWHTAF001@myuct.ac.za

Name: Kyle Kulenkampff
Degree: MPhil Biomedical Forensic Science
Research Topic: DNA barcoding of blowflies (Diptera: Calliphoridae) within the Western Cape Province of South Africa.
Email: KLNKYL004@myuct.ac.za

Name: Fungisai Musiyandaka
Degree: MPhil Biomedical Forensic Science
Research Topic: Assessment of the suitability of blood samples collected for toxicology analysis for consequent genetic analysis one year later: a follow up study.
Email: MSYFUN001@myuct.ac.za

Name: Andrea Young
Degree: MSc. Med - Forensic Microbiology
Research Topic: The detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and other potential respiratory tract pathogens in sudden unexpected death in infants (SUDI) and the broader implications to improving public health and response.
Email: YNGAND011@myuct.ac.za

Name: Kate Reid
Degree: MSc. Med - Forensic Genetics
Research Topic: Forensic Human Identification: Generating Y-STR data for the South African population.
Email: RDXKAT001@myuct.ac.za

 

 

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