U3A talk

■ U3A Helderberg’s September meeting takes place on Thurs-day September 7 at Strand Town Hall, at 10am. The guest speaker will be Dr Sharon Prince, 
professor and head of the division of cell biology at the University of Cape Town. The talk is titled “Progress in our understanding of cancer development and its management”. Dr Prince completed a PhD at UCT and was a Welcome Trust postdoctoral fellow at the Marie-Curie Research Institute in the United Kingdom. She now heads a cancer biology laboratory and has trained several postdoctoral fellows and postgraduate students. Her research focuses on the identification and characterisation of novel therapeutic interventions and drug targets for the treatment of cancer. She has published several seminal papers on the role and regulation of the transcription factors TBX2 and TBX3 in breast cancer, melanoma and sarcomas.The doors will open at 9.30am when tea and coffee will be available. Entry is R20. Booking is not essential. For more information contact Brodwyn Wilson on brodwyn@wilson.st

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