PhD Students


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Nada Abdelatif
Combatting Infections of National Priority


Project title
Modelling the population dynamics and spread of African trypanosomiasis in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Supervisor(s)
Prof J Hargrove, Prof K Govinder


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Faikah Bruce
Combatting Infections of National Priority


Project title
The effect of adolescent-focused HIV prevention methods on HIV incidence and drug-resistance in South Africa: a model-based evaluation

Supervisor(s)
Dr L Johnson, Prof A Welte


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Menard Chihana
Combatting Infections of National Priority


Project title
Evaluation of the HIV cascade of care in four sub-Saharan African countries

Supervisor(s)
Dr M Davies, Dr D Maman


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Lucy Andere Chimoyi-Otwombe
Combatting Infections of National Priority


Project title
Modelling latent tuberculosis infection diagnosis and treatment among healthcare workers in South Africa

Supervisor(s)
Dr S Charalambous, Dr E Musenge, Dr N Moodley


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Mary Familusi
Other Research Topics


Project title
Mathematical modelling of mechanotransduction in rheumatic heart disease

Supervisor(s)
A/Prof S Skatulla


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Buri Gershom
Measuring Infection and Disease


Project title
Quantification of the ageing of the human immune system

Supervisor(s)
Dr W Ndifon


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Mmamapudi Kubjane
Combatting Infections of National Priority


Project title
Modelling the effects of HIV, diabetes, vitamin D deficiency and household overcrowding on the epidemiology of tuberculosis in South Africa

Supervisor(s)
Dr L Johnson, Dr T Oni


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Takura Kupamupindi
Other Research Topics


Project title
Mathematical modeling of Malaria transmission in Manicaland province, Zimbabwe

Supervisor(s)
Dr S Silal


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Mocke Leanie
Biochemical Pathways to Disease


Project title
Coa-biosynthesis pathway in mycobacterium tuberculosis: enzymatic characterization and mathematical modelling

Supervisor(s)
Prof J Snoep


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Lactatia Motsuku
Measuring Infection and Disease


Project title
Liver cancer and hepatitis B in South Africa

Supervisor(s)
Dr C van Schalkwyk, Dr M Muchengeti


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Elton Mukonda
Measuring Infection and Disease


Project title
Optimising chronic disease monitoring in resource limited settings

Supervisor(s)
Prof M Lesosky


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Craig October
Biochemical Pathways to Disease


Project title
TBA

Supervisor(s)
Prof J Snoep


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Jenna Patterson
Other Research Topics


Project title
Evidence-based vaccinology: a study of hepatitis a in South Africa

Supervisor(s)
Dr B Kagina, Dr R Muloiwa, Dr S Silal, Dr S Cleary, Prof G Hussey


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Horn Shade
Biochemical Pathways to Disease


Project title
A whole-body model of glucose metabolism and immunology in a malaria infected patient

Supervisor(s)
Prof J Snoep


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Rita Sianga
Combatting Infections of National Priority


Project title
Analysis of the non-reversibility of HIV and its impact on the phylogenetic analysis of HIV

Supervisor(s)
Prof D Martin


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Eva Liliane Ujeneza
Other Research Topics


Project title
Modelling the dynamics of CD4 T-cell reconstitution of HIV infected patients on HAART

Supervisor(s)
Prof M Nieuwoudt, Dr W Ndifon


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Morne van Wyk
Biochemical Pathways to Disease


Project title
The effect of adenylate on the kinase on the glycolytic oscillations of saccharomyces cerevisiae

Supervisor(s)
Prof J Snoep


MSc Students


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Lauren Brown
Combatting Infections of National Priority


Project title
Exploring evidence of TB transmission from asymptomatic patients

Supervisor(s)
Dr C van Schalkwyk


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Belinda Lombard
Analysing reinfection trends for emerging pathogens


Project title
Analysing reinfection trends for emerging pathogens

Supervisor(s)
Dr Cari van Schalkwyk


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Tumelo D Sereo
Rapid Response to Emerging Threats


Project title
Population-level considerations for the treatment of COVID-19 in resource-limited settings

Supervisor(s)
Prof J Pulliam


DSI-NRF Centre of Excellence in Epidemiological Modelling and Analysis