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Division of Molecular Biology & Human Genetics

​​​Mycobacteriology: Drug resistance


Dr Lizma Streicher (Research Scientist)
Molecular Epidemiology of drug resistant tuberculosis
Molecular diagnostics of tuberculosis drug resistance


Dr Ruben van der Merwe (Post-doctoral Researcher)
Bioinformatic analysis of M. tuberculosis drug resistance evolution
Development and automation of next generation sequencing and anaylsis pipelines


Melanie Grobberlaar (PhD Student)
Resistomics: An ‘omics’ approach to decipher the Mycobacterium tuberculosis resistome in response to rifampicin
Supervisor: Prof TC Victor
Co-supervisor: Dr GE Louw, Prof RM Warren & Prof S Sampson



Phophi Tshavhungwe (MSc Student)
Exploring drug-resistant Tuberculosis profiles in the West Coast Region of the Western Cape
Supervisor: Dr. E. Streicher
Co-supervisor: Prof. T. Victor



Annemie Jordaan (Technologist)