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Heidi Smuts

Heidi Smuts (Ph.D) graduated from Rhodes University with a B.Sc in Microbiology and Zoology in 1977, a B.Sc (Hons) in Microbiology from Stellenbosch University in 1978 and a Ph.D in Virology in 1986 from University of Cape Town. She is a senior medical scientist with an interest in molecular diagnostics of viral infections including respiratory viruses, hepatitis viruses and identification of novel viruses using sequence independent amplification techniques. She has published 30 papers.

Associated groups:
Diagnostic Laboratory
Clinical and Diagnostic Virology Research Group

Contact details:
Post: NHLS Virology, C18, Groote Schuur Hospital, Observatory 7925, Cape Town, South Africa