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Staff overview

Head of Division

Professor Carolyn Williamson
HIV diversity, pathogenesis, vaccines, microbicides

Emeritus Professor

Professor Keith Dumbell [Deceased]

Scientists

Professor Anna-Lise Williamson (UCT/NRF Research Chair, SARCHI chair)
Human Papillomavirus; HIV-1 vaccine development

Professor Jo-Ann Passmore (NHLS/UCT)
HIV/HPV Immunology

Associate Professor Wendy Burgers
HIV/TB Immunology and Pathogenesis

Dr Ros Chapman
HIV Vaccines

Dr Nicola Douglass
HIV Vaccines / poxviruses

Dr Heidi Smuts (NHLS/UCT)
Clinical and Diagnostic Virology Research

Dr Ziyaad Valley-Omar (NHLS/NICD/UCT)
NICD centre: Centre for Respiratory Diseases and Meningitis
Clinical and Diagnostic Virology Research

Research staff

Dr Melissa-Rose Abrahams
HIV Diversity and Pathogenesis

Craig Adams
HIV Vaccines

Kelvin Africa
Human Papillomaviruses / Poxviral Vaccine Vectors

Bruce Allan
Human papillomavirus

Desiree Bowers
HIV Vaccines

Dr Katrina Downing
HIV Vaccines/ Project manager/GLP

Shireen Galant
HIV Vaccines

Hoyam Gamieldien
HIV Immunology

Sr Janine Jones, Study nurse
HIV Immunology

Jinny Marais
HIV Diversity and Pathogenesis

Nonkululeko Ndabambi
HIV Diversity and Pathogenesis

Dr Janice Ogden
Human Papillomaviruses / Poxviral Vaccine Vectors

Dr Catherine Riou
Senior Research Officer, HIV/TB Immunology and Pathogenesis
Contact: email; tel: +27 21 650 5393

Ruwayhida Thebus
HIV Diversity and Pathogenesis

Postdoctoral fellows

Walter Nevondo
HIV Diversity and Pathogenesis

Pathologists

Associate Professor Diana Hardie (NHLS/UCT)
Head of a) Diagnostic Virology Laboratory, and b) Clinical and Diagnostic Virology Research

Dr Marvin Hsiao (NHLS/UCT)
Clinical and Diagnostic Virology Research
NICD centre: Centre for Respiratory Diseases and Meningitis

Dr Stephen Korsman (NHLS/UCT)
Clinical and Diagnostic Virology Research

Honorary staff

Dr Tim Tucker

Dr Gerald Chege

Dr Erica Andersen-Nissen

Registrars

Dr Annabel Enoch (NHLS/UCT)
Clinical and Diagnostic Virology Research

Dr Akram Ibrahim (NHLS/UCT)
Clinical and Diagnostic Virology Research

Dr Gert Marais (NHLS/UCT)
Clinical and Diagnostic Virology Research

Dr Michelle Naidoo (NHLS/UCT)
Clinical and Diagnostic Virology Research

Administrative staff

Zainonesa Hartley
PA to Head of Division and Divisional Secretary

Susan Lanfear
PA to Professor Anna-Lise Williamson

Kathryn Norman
Project Administrator

William Khoapa