Prof Wayne Towers
GW Towers
Job Title: 
Academic Advisor
+27 18 285 2291
Physical Address: 
Building G16, Room 136B, Potchefstroom Campus
Potchefstroom Campus
PhD in Biochemistry
Human molecular genetics, Population genetics, Research ethics


Office Responsibilities:

  • Chairperson of the HREC
  • Academic support in the ethics office
  • Advisor to AnimCare
  • Screening and distribution of ethics applications
  • Training in ethics of HREC, AnimCare, researchers and postgraduate students
  • Consultation with researchers and postgraduate students and their supervisors on research ethics
  • Support in the development of structures, systems, policies, procedures and processes to comply with legal requirements
  • Develop and manage the ethics website
  • Monitoring of human and animal research