About Us

  • Vision

    To become a centre of global, African and South African excellence, achieving the highest levels in biomedical research and education.

  • Mission

    SANBI aims to conduct cutting edge bioinformatics and computational biology research relevant to South African, African and global populations. The development of human resources in bioinformatics and computational biology is critically important.

  • Goals

    The generation of quality, relevant biomedical research. The training and graduating of competent researchers. Adding of value to the academic program of the University of the Western Cape. Enhancing other research fields through collaborative projects. Establishing sources of renewable funding to pursue the mission of the institute.

Recent News

Check out what we've been up to recently.

  • On the passing of Professor Vladimir Bajic

    It is with sadness that I heard of the passing of a friend, and colleague, Professor Vladimir Bajic. Vlad (as he was known to many) had a prolific scientific career. Born in Slovenia, Vlad completed his studies at the University of Belgrade in Serbia and the University of Zagreb in Croatia. His career spanned academic […]

  • Baobab LIMS demo hosted at Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

    There are two Baobab LIMS demo virtual machines hosted at the South African National Bioinformatics Institute at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa. In order to mitigate risk associated with a possible server error, a third mirror Baobab LIMS virtual machine was created by our esteemed collaborators at the Swedish University of Agricultural […]

  • Ravnit Grewal Haematopathologist MBChB, FC Path (Haem) Mmed

    Research forms a solid academic platform in a tertiary teaching unit and an integral component of a Medical Specialist. It is with this belief that I recently joined SANBI in order to pursue my desire to develop and work with a scientific team that will focus on cutting edge health related research in keeping with […]

Keep in Touch

  • 5th Floor, Life Sciences Building, University of the Western Cape, Robert Sobukwe Road, Bellville, 7530
  • (021) 959-3645