Lester M. Davids

Professor of Cell Biology, Dept of Human Biology, UCT, University of Cape Town

Prof Lester M. Davids is a researcher and teacher in the Dept of Human Biology at the University of Cape Town. He runs a scientific research lab specializing in skin cancer and wound healing. His other lab focus is the study of the global biological and psychosocial effect of skin lightener use with special interest in Africa. His other interests include mentoring and motivating secondary school learners to pursue a career in the sciences. He also spends time outdoors, plays volleyball and does road running.

Experience

  • –present
    Professor of Cell Biology, Dept of Human Biology, UCT, University of Cape Town

Education

  • 2003 
    University of Cape Town, PhD in Cell and Molecular Biology

Grants and Contracts

  • 2014
    Role:
    Professor of Cell Biology, Dept of Human Biology, UCT
    Funding Source:
    National Research Foundation