Welcome to PSSA 2016 in Cape Town.
It is my great pleasure to announce this year’s PSSA conference in Cape Town at the River Club; located in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town, a mere 10 minutes from the CBD, famous V&A Waterfront and only 15 minutes from the Cape Town International Airport. Mark your calendar: Dates are 28th – 31st August 2016.
In addition to advancing physiology research in South Africa and in line with the recent initiative to strengthen robust links with the African Association of Physiological Sciences (AAPS), the vision of PSSA 2016 conference is to showcase our research achievements and prepare PSSA scientists to play a leading role at the AAPS conference in Lagos scheduled on 5th-8th September 2016.
The Local organizing committee comprising of Prof Edward Ojuka (Chair), Prof Malcolm Collins, Prof Dirk Lang, Dr Asfree Gwanyanya and Dr Dale Rae (Secretary) are working hard to put together a rich program and invite prominent speakers from local and international Universities.
The full calendar of events at the conference can be viewed from the PSSA 2016 conference site. We look forward to receiving your abstracts and encourage as many students as possible to present at the conference. An additional budget will be made available for travel bursaries to support students from the far corners of the country. Details and deadlines will be announced shortly. Awards for the “best paper in the past year”, the “best method”, and the Wyndham Prize
Competition will remain prominent features of PSSA 2016 conference.
Prof Edward Ojuka
Chairman, Local Organizing Committee
PSSA 2016 Conference