Immunology Research Group
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​Stellenbosch University Immunology Research Group

​PhD Students 


Carine Kunsevi-Kilola

+27 21 938 9399
kunsevicaryn@sun.ac.za

Project title: Characterisation of human alveolar macrophage and blood monocyte derived macrophage responses to Mycobacterium tuberculosis in TB household contacts with and without type 2 diabetes.



Happy Tshivhula

Tel: +27 21 938 9399
tshivhula@sun.ac.za

Project title: Identification of distinct bio-signatures in whole blood and QuantiFERON in-tube pellets of close TB contacts and TB patients with and without type 2 diabetes.


Hygon Mutavhatsindi

Tel: +27 21 938 9399
hygon@sun.ac.za

Project title: Evaluation of novel host biosignatures for targeted screening for tuberculosis disease at the point-of-care, and monitoring of the response to TB treatment.




Leigh Kotze

Tel: +27 21 938 9399
lakotze@sun.ac.za

Project title: Characterisation of Innate and Adaptive Immune Response during Active Tuberculosis and during Treatment.