Prof Bernard Slippers
FABI
Director of FABI

Prof Mike Wingfield
FABI
Director of FABI

Prof Terry Aveling
Plant and Soil Sciences
Associate Professor
Dr Irene Barnes
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Senior Lecturer
Prof Dave Berger
Plant Sciences
Professor
Prof Martin Coetzee
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Senior lecturer
Prof Teresa Coutinho
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Professor
Prof Wilhelm de Beer
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Associate Professor
Dr Tuan Duong
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Senior Lecturer
Dr Gerda Fourie
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Senior Lecturer
Dr Almuth Hammerbacher
Zoology and Entomology
Senior Lecturer
Prof Brett Hurley
Zoology and Entomology
Associate Professor
Dr Steven Hussey
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Senior Lecturer
Prof Karl Kunert
Plant Sciences
Dr Eshchar Mizrachi
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Senior Lecturer
Prof Lucy Moleleki
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Senior Lecturer
Prof Zander Myburg
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Professor and Chair in Forest Genomics and Biotechnology
Prof Sanushka Naidoo
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Prof Emma Steenkamp
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Professor
Dr Albe van der Merwe
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Senior Lecturer
Prof Noelani van den Berg
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Prof Fanus Venter
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Professor in Microbiology
Dr Juan Vorster
Plant Production and Soil Science
Senior Lecturer
Prof Brenda Wingfield
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
DST / NRF SARChI Chair in Fungal Genomics

Dr Lieschen De Vos
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Senior Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Fahimeh Jami
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Research Fellow
Dr Magriet van der Nest
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology

Prof Jeremy Allison
FABI
Extra-ordinary Professor
Dr Wubetu Bihon
FABI
Extra-ordinary Lecturer
Prof Paul Birch
FABI
Associate Professor
Prof Treena Burgess
FABI
Professor
Dr ShuaiFei Chen
FABI
Extra-ordinary Lecturer
Prof Pedro Crous
FABI
Associate Professor
Prof Stefan Neser
Zoology and Entomology
Extra-ordinary Professor
Prof Jolanda Roux
Plant and Soil Sciences
Professor
Prof Ian Toth
FABI
Associate Professor
Dr Steve Verryn
FABI
Associate Professor

Mr Morne Booij-Liewes
FABI
Communications Officer and IUFRO President's Liaison Officer
Ms Samantha Bush
FABI
Research Assistant
Ms Juanita Engelbrecht
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Ms Heidi Fysh
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Ms Sandisiwe Jali
FABI
Field Extension: Biological Control
Mr Joseph Khadile
FABI
laboratory assistant
Ms Pritty Khumalo
FABI
Senior Laboratory technician
Ms Ncobile Kunene
Plant Sciences
MSc student
Ms Grieta Mahlangu
FABI
Research Assistant
Dr Seonju Marincowitz
FABI
Researcher & Curator of the FABI fungal culture collection
Ms Pfano Mbedzi
FABI
Junior Research Assistant
Ms Tersia Moabelo
FABI
Junior Research Assistant
Mrs Tumi Mogwera
FABI
Receptionist
Ms Aysha Ndou
FABI
Laboratory Technician
Ms Thandeka Ngondo
FABI
Genetics
Ms Valentina Nkosi
FABI
Laboratory technician
Ms Sophie Nyoni
FABI
senior Laboratory Technician
Ms Marja O'Neill
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Mr Nicky Olivier
African Center for Gene Technologies
Ms Alisa Postma
Bioinformatics
Research assistant
Ms Patience Ralikonyana
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Ms Melissa Reynolds
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
DNA Fingerprinting Platform Manager
Ms Nicole Rudolph
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Research and administration assistant
Ms Smeetha Singh
FABI
Project Coordinator & Research Manager
Ms Lydia Twala
FABI
Laboratory Technician
Ms Madelein van Heerden
FABI
Personal Assistant to Prof MJ Wingfield
Ms Karen van der Merwe
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Programmer
Ms Rianie van der Linde
FABI
Librarian
Ms Adri Veale
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Tissue culture and Plant Transformation Platform Manager
Ms Renate Zipfel
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Manager: DNA Sequencing Facility

Dr Sreedhara Ashok Prabhu
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Janneke Aylward
FABI
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Tanay Bose
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Marc Bouwer
Chemistry
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Vuyiswa Bushula-Njah
FABI
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Gabrielle Carstensen
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Nanette Christie
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Gudrun Dittrich-Schroder
Zoology and Entomology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Kennedy Eguzozie
FABI
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Mesfin Gossa
Zoology and Entomology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Sandra Heinzelmann
FABI
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Aquillah Kanzi
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Victoria Maloney
FABI
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Alistair McTaggart
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Osmond Mlonyeni
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Esther Muema
FABI
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Awelani Mutshembele
FABI
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Sarah Mwangi
FABI
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Kershney Naidoo
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Trudy Paap
FABI
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Marike Palmer
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Raphael Ployet
FABI
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Michelle Schroder
Zoology and Entomology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Siphathele Sibanda
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Melissa Simpson
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Velushka Swart
Plant Sciences
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Maria Vivas
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Markus Wilken
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Neriman Yilmaz
FABI
Postdoctoral Fellow

Ms Omotayo Adegeye
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Ms Elrea Appelgryn
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Ms Juanita Avontuur
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Mr Robert Backer
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Mr Felipe Balocchi
FABI
PhD student
Ms Chrizelle Beukes
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Ms Khumbuzile Bophela
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Ms Annie Chan
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Ms Firehiwot Eshetu
FABI
PhD student
Ms Katrin Fitza
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Ms Arista Fourie
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Mr Quentin Guignard
FABI
PhD student
Ms Minette Havenga
FABI
PhD student
Mr Darryl Herron
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Mr Joey Hulbert
Plant Sciences
PhD student
Mr Zander Human
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Ms Miekie Human
Plant Sciences
PhD student
Mr James Michel Tchotet Tchoumi
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Ms Agil Katumanyane
FABI
PhD student
Mr Godfrey Kgatle
Plant and Soil Sciences
PhD student
Ms Tsholofelo Kibido
Plant Sciences
PhD student
Ms Brigitte Langenhoven
Plant Sciences
PhD student
Mr Run Lei Chang
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Ms JieQiong Li
FABI
PhD student
Mr GuoQing Li
FABI
PhD student
Ms FeiFei Liu
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Ms QianLi Liu
FABI
PhD student
Mr Johan Liversage
Plant Sciences
PhD student
Mr David Livingstone Nsibo
Plant Sciences
PhD student
Ms Ginna M. Granados
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Mr Joseph Machua
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Ms Angel Maduke
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Ms Molly Malefo
Plant Sciences
PhD student
Mr Edgar Mangwende
Plant and Soil Sciences
PhD student
Mr Mkhululi Maphosa
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Ms Angelica Marsberg-De Villiers
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Ms Mandy Messal
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Ms Lorraine Mhoswa
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Mr Alain Misse
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Ms Rachel Mkandawire
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Ms Valery Moloto
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Mr Mmoledi Mphahlele
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Ms Gloria Mukwirimba
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Mr Jan Nagel
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Ms Wilma Nel
FABI
PhD student
Ms Phophi Nethononda
FABI
PhD student
Ms Ntombi Nkomo
FABI
PhD student
Ms Caryn Oates
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Mr Nam Pham
FABI
PhD student
Ms Mmatshepho Phasha
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Ms Zelda Pieterse
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Ms Desre Pinard
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Ms Josephine Queffelec
FABI
PhD student
Ms Jane Ramaswe
FABI
PhD student
Ms Ipeleng Randome
FABI
PhD student
Ms Danielle Roodt
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Mr Quentin Santana
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Mr Mohammad Sayari
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Ms Gina Shin
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Ms Benedicta Swalarsk-Parry
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Mr Riaan Swanepoel
Bioinformatics
PhD student
Mr Lazarus Takawira
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Mr Demissew Teshome
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Mr Renaan Thompson
Plant and Soil Sciences
PhD student
Ms Ariska Van Der Nest
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Ms Stephanie van Wyk
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Ms Erika Viljoen
Plant Sciences
PhD student
Mr Erik Visser
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Ms Andi Wilson
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student

Ms Miranda (Erasmus) Procter
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
MSc student
Ms Leandri Bezuidenhoudt
FABI
MSc student
Mr Johnathan Bredenkamp
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
MSc student
Mr Michael Bufe
Plant Production and Soil Science
MSc student
Ms Julia Candotti
FABI
MSc student
Ms Daniela Cares
Zoology and Entomology
MSc student
Mr Ricu Claassens
FABI
MSc student
Mr Claudio de Nuzzo
FABI
MSc student
Ms Claudette Dewing
FABI
MSc student
Mr Yves du Toit
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
MSc student
Ms Esna du Plessis
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
MSc student
Mr Michael du Toit
FABI
MSc student
Mr Ludwig Eksteen
Zoology and Entomology
MSc student
Ms Shannon Flemington
FABI
MSc student
Ms Caitlin Gevers
Zoology and Entomology
MSc student
Mr Alessandro Gricia
FABI
MSc student
Ms Lichelle Grobler
FABI
MSc student
Ms Juanita Hanneman
FABI
MSc student
Mr Mathew Harris
FABI
MSc student
Ms Jesse Hartley
FABI
MSc student
Ms Granny Hlongwane
FABI
MSc student
Mr Sung Hyu Luke Kim
FABI
MSc student
Ms Bianca Jardim
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
MSc student
Ms Melissa Joubert
FABI
MSc student
Mr Eugene Kabwe
FABI
MSc student
Ms Tamanique Kampman
FABI
MSc student
Ms Tshepang Khahlu
Plant Production and Soil Science
MSc student
Ms Lomile Khoete
FABI
MSc student
Ms Teboho Letsoalo
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
MSc student
Ms Lizette Loubser
FABI
MSc student
Ms Jacolene Lubbe
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
MSc student
Ms Kira Lynn
FABI
MSc student
Ms Lungile Mabuza
FABI
MSc student
Mr Phinda Magagula
FABI
MSc student
Ms Dineo Mailula
FABI
MSc student
Ms Sophie Makua
FABI
MSc student
Ms Modjadji Makwela
FABI
MSc student
Ms Tintswalo Maluleke
Plant Production and Soil Science
MSc student
Ms Katlego Masike
FABI
MSc student
Mr Lazarus Mavima
FABI
MSc student
Ms Nikki Miguel
FABI
MSc student
Ms Tsakani Miyambo
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
MSc student
Ms Zimbili Mlunjwa
Plant Production and Soil Science
MSc student
Ms Mateka Modiba
FABI
MSc student
Mr Thapelo Mokgale Maboko
FABI
MSc student
Mr Seamus Morgan
FABI
MSc student
Ms Sanele Moyana
FABI
MSc student
Ms Fezile Mthunzi
FABI
MSc student
Ms Alandie Nieuwoudt
FABI
MSc student
Ms Kayla Noeth
Zoology and Entomology
MSc student
Ms Mashudu Nxumalo
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
MSc student
Mrs Elizmare Olivier
FABI
MSc student
Mr Mohd Redzuan Abdul Rauf
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
MSc student
Ms Emeldah Rikhotso
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
MSc student
Ms Luki-Marie Scheepers
FABI
MSc student
Mr Mohamed Seedat
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
MSc student
Ms Carol-Ann Segal
FABI
MSc student
Ms Karabo Sereme
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
MSc student
Mr Sydney Sithole
FABI
MSc student
Ms Robyn Smith
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
MSc student
Ms Ashleigh Smith
FABI
MSc student
Ms Kirsti Snyders
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
MSc student
Ms Nicole Soal
FABI
MSc student
Ms Julanie Stapelberg
FABI
MSc student
Mr Hannes Strydom
FABI
MSc student
Ms Zorada Swart
FABI
MSc student
Ms Catherine Tatham
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
MSc student
Ms Jennifer Wayland
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
MSc student
Ms Tanya Welgemoed
FABI
MSc student
Ms Annah Zanele Mahlangu
Plant and Soil Sciences
MSc student
Ms Nomakula Zim
FABI
MSc student

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