The ACGT database is a compilation of biosciences research skills, techniques and specialised equipment of scientists at the University of Witwatersrand, University of Pretoria, CSIR, University of Johannesburg and the Agricultural Research Council. ACGT is instrumental in creating an awareness of the regional research activities and programmes. It was created to stimulate coordination of research efforts between the partner institutions and provide a platform for future collaborations.

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Personal Information

First NameChantal
Last Namevan Niekerk
E-Mail Address
Department / InstitutionChemical Pathology, University of Pretoria
FacultyHealth Sciences
Address 1Medical School
Address 2Pathology Building
Address 3Room 3-43
Address 4
Telephone Number012 319 2550
Fax Number
Web Site
Web link to CV

Associated Equipment

Equipment Name Equipment Location Equipment Facility Department Responsible Person

Associated Research Programmes

Research Programme Name Techniques Keywords Research Field Responsible Person
Department of Chemical Pathology PCR and real time PCR, Microarray, SSH, Basic molecular techniques. Real Time PCR, conventional PCR, obesity, type II diabetes, cloning. Diabetes van Niekerk, Chantal