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
Genetics
Senior Lecturer
Prof Dave Berger
Plant Sciences
Professor
Dr Martin Coetzee
Genetics
Senior lecturer
Prof Teresa Coutinho
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
Professor
Dr Bridget Crampton
Plant Sciences
Senior Lecturer
Prof Wilhelm de Beer
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
Associate Professor
Dr Tuan Duong
Genetics
Senior Lecturer
Dr Gerda Fourie
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
Senior Lecturer
Dr Almuth Hammerbacher
Zoology and Entomology
Senior Lecturer
Dr Brett Hurley
Zoology and Entomology
Associate Professor
Dr Steven Hussey
Genetics
Lecturer
Prof Karl Kunert
Plant Sciences
Dr Eshchar Mizrachi
Genetics
Senior Lecturer
Prof Lucy Moleleki
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
Senior Lecturer
Prof Zander Myburg
Genetics
Professor
Prof Emma Steenkamp
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
Professor
Dr Albe van der Merwe
Genetics
Senior Lecturer
Prof Fanus Venter
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
Professor in Microbiology
Dr Juan Vorster
Plant Production and Soil Science
Senior Lecturer

Dr Lieschen De Vos
Genetics
Senior Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Fahimeh Jami
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
Research Fellow

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 Jane Bredenkamp
Genetics
Research Assistant
Ms Samantha Bush
FABI
Research Assistant
Ms Heidi Fysh
Genetics
Ms Izette Greyling
FABI
Extension Officer
Ms Sandisiwe Jali
FABI
Field Extension: Biological Control
Mr Joseph Khadile
FABI
laboratory assistant
Ms Pritty Khumalo
FABI
Senior Laboratory technician
Ms Grieta Mahlangu
FABI
Research Assistant
Ms Christy Marais
Genetics
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
Genetics
PhD student
Mr Nicky Olivier
African Center for Gene Technologies
Ms Alisa Postma
Bioinformatics
Research assistant
Ms Melissa Reynolds
Genetics
DNA Fingerprinting Team Manager
Ms Nicole Rudolph
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
Research and administration assistant
Ms Maleshoane Selaocoe
Genetics
Junior Research 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
Genetics
Programmer
Ms Rianie van der Linde
FABI
Librarian
Ms Adri Veale
Genetics
Tissue culture and Plant Transformation Platform Manager
Ms Renate Zipfel
Genetics
Manager: DNA Sequencing Facility

Dr Sreedhara Ashok Prabhu
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Janneke Aylward
FABI
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Tanay Bose
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Marc Bouwer
Chemistry
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Vuyiswa Bushula-Njah
FABI
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Nanette Christie
Genetics
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Gudrun Dittrich-Schroder
Zoology and Entomology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Mesfin Gossa
Zoology and Entomology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Aquillah Kanzi
Genetics
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Mark Maistry
FABI
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Victoria Maloney
FABI
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Gaby Mbanjo
Genetics
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Alistair McTaggart
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Duccio Migliorini
FABI
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Esther Muema
FABI
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Awelani Mutshembele
FABI
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Kershney Naidoo
Genetics
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Trudy Paap
FABI
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Michelle Schroder
Zoology and Entomology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Louise Shuey
Genetics
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Siphathele Sibanda
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Velushka Swart
Plant Sciences
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Brice Tonfack
Genetics
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Maria Vivas
Genetics
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Markus Wilken
Genetics
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Neriman Yilmaz
FABI
Postdoctoral Fellow

Ms Omotayo Adenigba
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
PhD student
Mr Daniel Ali
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
PhD student
Ms Elrea Appelgryn
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
PhD student
Ms Juanita Avontuur
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
PhD student
Mr Robert Backer
Genetics
PhD student
Mr Felipe Balocchi
FABI
PhD student
Ms Chrizelle Beukes
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
PhD student
Ms Khumbuzile Bophela
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
PhD student
Ms Gabrielle Carstensen
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
PhD student
Ms Annie Chan
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
PhD student
Ms Magdeleen Cilliers (Du Plessis)
Plant Production and Soil Science
PhD student
Ms Angelique du Preez
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
PhD student
Ms Elodie Ekoka
Genetics
PhD student
Ms Firehiwot Eshetu
FABI
PhD student
Ms Katrin Fitza
Genetics
PhD student
Ms Arista Fourie
Genetics
PhD student
Mr Felix Fru
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
PhD student
Mr Quentin Guignard
FABI
PhD student
Ms Minette Havenga
FABI
PhD student
Mr Darryl Herron
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
PhD student
Mr Joey Hulbert
Plant Sciences
PhD student
Ms Miekie Human
Plant Sciences
PhD student
Mr Zander Human
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
PhD student
Mr James Michel Tchotet Tchoumi
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
PhD student
Mr Godfrey Kgatle
Plant and Soil Sciences
PhD student
Ms Tsholofelo Kibido
Plant Sciences
PhD student
Mr Collins Kipngetich Tanui
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
PhD student
Ms Brigitte Langenhoven
Plant Sciences
PhD student
Mr Run Lei Chang
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
PhD student
Mr GuoQing Li
FABI
PhD student
Ms JieQiong Li
FABI
PhD student
Ms FeiFei Liu
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
PhD student
Ms QianLi Liu
FABI
PhD student
Mr Johan Liversage
Plant Sciences
PhD student
Mr David Livingstone Nsibo
Plant Sciences
PhD student
Mr Joseph Machua
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
PhD student
Ms Molly Malefo
Plant Sciences
PhD student
Mr Edgar Mangwende
Plant and Soil Sciences
PhD student
Mr Mkhululi Maphosa
Genetics
PhD student
Ms Angelica Marsberg-De Villiers
Genetics
PhD student
Ms Mandy Messal
Genetics
PhD student
Ms Lorraine Mhoswa
Genetics
PhD student
Mr Alain Misse
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
PhD student
Ms Rachel Mkandawire
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
PhD student
Mr Osmond Mlonyeni
Genetics
PhD student
Ms Valery Moloto
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
PhD student
Mr Mmoledi Mphahlele
Genetics
PhD student
Ms Gloria Mukwirimba
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
PhD student
Mr Jan Nagel
Genetics
PhD student
Ms Phophi Nethononda
FABI
PhD student
Ms Ntombi Nkomo
FABI
PhD student
Ms Caryn Oates
Genetics
PhD student
Mr Eddy Onkendi
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
PhD student
Ms Marike Palmer
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
PhD student
Ms Mmatshepho Phasha
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
PhD student
Ms Zelda Pieterse
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
PhD student
Ms Desre Pinard
Genetics
PhD student
Ms Josephine Queffelec
FABI
PhD student
Ms Danielle Roodt
Genetics
PhD student
Mr Quentin Santana
Genetics
PhD student
Mr Mohammad Sayari
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
PhD student
Ms Gina Shin
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
PhD student
Ms Melissa Simpson
Genetics
PhD student
Ms Benedicta Swalarsk-Parry
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
PhD student
Mr Lazarus Takawira
Genetics
PhD student
Mr Renaan Thompson
Plant and Soil Sciences
PhD student
Ms Ariska Van Der Nest
Genetics
PhD student
Mr Johan van der Linde
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
PhD student
Ms Stephanie van Wyk
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
PhD student
Ms Erika Viljoen
Plant Sciences
PhD student
Mr Erik Visser
Genetics
PhD student
Ms Andi Wilson
Genetics
PhD student

Ms Miranda (Erasmus) Procter
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
MSc student
Mr Colan Balkwill
Genetics
MSc student
Mr Drew Behrens
Genetics
MSc student
Ms Leandri Bezuidenhoudt
FABI
MSc student
Mr Jonathan Botha
Genetics
MSc student
Mr Johnathan Bredenkamp
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
MSc student
Ms Katrien Brown
Genetics
MSc student
Ms Marlise Brown
FABI
MSc student
Mr Michael Bufe
Plant Production and Soil Science
MSc student
Ms Megan Calvert
Genetics
MSc student
Ms Daniela Cares
Zoology and Entomology
MSc student
Mr Ricu Claassens
FABI
MSc student
Mr Edohan Clasen
Genetics
MSc student
Mr Donovin Coles
Genetics
MSc student
Ms Katrien de Ridder
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
MSc student
Ms Claudette Dewing
FABI
MSc student
Mr Yves du Toit
Genetics
MSc student
Mr Michael du Toit
FABI
MSc student
Ms Esna du Plessis
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
MSc student
Mr Ludwig Eksteen
Zoology and Entomology
MSc student
Mr Stephan Engelbrecht
Genetics
MSc student
Ms Shannon Flemington
FABI
MSc student
Ms Caitlin Gevers
Zoology and Entomology
MSc student
Ms Ginna Granados
Plant Sciences
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
Mr Daniel Harty
FABI
MSc student
Mr Stephan Henning
FABI
MSc student
Ms Angelique Jacobsohn
FABI
MSc student
Ms Bianca Jardim
Genetics
MSc student
Mr Johannes Joubert
FABI
MSc student
Ms Melissa Joubert
FABI
MSc student
Ms Tamanique Kampman
FABI
MSc student
Ms Tshepang Khahlu
Plant Production and Soil Science
MSc student
Ms Ncobile Kunene
Plant Sciences
MSc student
Ms Teboho Letsoalo
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
MSc student
Mr Ndivhuwo Limela
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
MSc student
Ms Ntwanano Luann Maluleke
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
MSc student
Ms Jacolene Lubbe
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
MSc student
Ms Kira Lynn
FABI
MSc student
Ms Lungile Mabuza
FABI
MSc student
Ms Angel Maduke
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
MSc student
Ms Phinda Magagula
FABI
MSc student
Ms Dineo Mailula
FABI
MSc student
Ms Sophie Makua
FABI
MSc student
Ms Tintswalo Maluleke
Plant Production and Soil Science
MSc student
Ms Puseletsu Manyaka
FABI
MSc student
Ms Katlego Masike
FABI
MSc student
Mr Lazarus Mavima
FABI
MSc student
Ms Nikki Miguel
FABI
MSc student
Ms Tsakani Miyambo
Genetics
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 Gabolwelwe Mosina
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
MSc student
Ms Tshepiso Motlolometsi
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
MSc student
Ms Sanele Moyana
FABI
MSc student
Ms Wilma Nel
FABI
MSc student
Ms Alandie Nieuwoudt
FABI
MSc student
Ms Kayla Noeth
Zoology and Entomology
MSc student
Ms Mashudu Nxumalo
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
MSc student
Mr Nam Pham
FABI
MSc student
Mr Rudi Pretorius
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
MSc student
Mr Mohd Redzuan Abdul Rauf
Genetics
MSc student
Ms Emeldah Rikhotso
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
MSc student
Ms Kavani Sanasi
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
MSc student
Ms Luki-Marie Scheepers
FABI
MSc student
Mr Mohamed Seedat
Genetics
MSc student
Ms Carol-Ann Segal
FABI
MSc student
Ms Karabo Sereme
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
MSc student
Mr Sydney Sithole
FABI
MSc student
Ms Robyn Smith
Genetics
MSc student
Ms Kirsti Snyders
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
MSc student
Ms Nicole Soal
FABI
MSc student
Ms Julanie Stapelberg
FABI
MSc student
Mr Hannes Strydom
FABI
MSc student
Mr Riaan Swanepoel
Bioinformatics
MSc student
Ms Zorada Swart
FABI
MSc student
Ms Khwathelani Takalani
FABI
MSc student
Ms Catherine Tatham
Genetics
MSc student
Mr Junior Tii-kuzu
FABI
MSc student
Ms Jennifer Wayland
Microbiology and Plant Pathology
MSc student
Ms Tanya Welgemoed
FABI
MSc student
Mr Martin Wierzbicki
Genetics
MSc student
Ms Annah Zanele Mahlangu
Plant and Soil Sciences
MSc student

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