Prof Bernard Slippers
FABI
Director of FABI

Prof Fanus Venter
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Professor in Microbiology

Prof Mike Wingfield
FABI
Founding Director of FABI

Dr Yusuf Abdullahi Ahmed
Zoology and Entomology
Senior Lecturer
Prof Terry Aveling
Plant and Soil Sciences
Associate Professor
Dr Irene Barnes
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Senior Lecturer
Prof Dave Berger
Plant and Soil Sciences
Professor
Prof Martin Coetzee
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Associate Professor
Prof Teresa Coutinho
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Professor
Dr Nicky Creux
Plant and Soil Sciences
Senior Lecturer
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 Tjaart Krüger
Physics
Associate Professor
Prof Kerstin Krüger
Zoology and Entomology
Dr Eugene Makgopa
FABI
Senior Lecturer
Prof Eshchar Mizrachi
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Senior Lecturer
Prof Lucy Moleleki
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Senior Lecturer
Dr Thabiso Motaung
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Prof Zander Myburg
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Professor and Chair in Forest Genomics and Biotechnology
Prof Sanushka Naidoo
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Prof Catherine Sole
Zoology and Entomology
Professor
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 Jacquie van der Waals
Plant and Soil Sciences
Associate Professor
Prof Cobus Visagie
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Associate Professor
Dr Juan Vorster
FABI
Associate Professor
Prof Christian W. W. Pirk
Zoology and Entomology
Prof Chris Weldon
Zoology and Entomology
Associate Professor
Prof Brenda Wingfield
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
DST / NRF SARChI Chair in Fungal Genomics

Dr Marc Bouwer
Chemistry
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Lieschen De Vos
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Senior Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Fahimeh Jami
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Research Fellow
Dr Trudy Paap
FABI
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Neriman Yilmaz
FABI
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
Dr Bridget Crampton
Plant and Soil Sciences
Senior Lecturer
Prof Pedro Crous
FABI
Associate Professor
Dr Jeff Garnas
Zoology and Entomology
Senior Lecturer
Prof Karl Kunert
Plant and Soil Sciences
Prof Stefan Neser
Zoology and Entomology
Extra-ordinary Professor
Prof Gerhard Pietersen
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Extra-ordinary Professor
Dr Carlos Rodas
FABI
Extra-ordinary Professor
Prof Jolanda Roux
Plant and Soil Sciences
Professor
Prof Diana Six
FABI
Extra-ordinary Professor
Prof Ian Toth
FABI
Associate Professor
Dr Magriet van der Nest
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
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
Mrs Zelda du Toit-Boshoff
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 and Soil Sciences
Research Assistant
Ms Grieta Mahlangu
FABI
Research Assistant
Ms Dineo Mailula
FABI
MSc student
Dr Ronishree Mangwanda
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Phd Student
Dr Seonju Marincowitz
FABI
Researcher & Curator of the FABI fungal culture collection
Ms Pfano Mbedzi
FABI
Junior Research Assistant
Ms Zandile Mngadi
FABI
Research Assistant at the Biological control centre (Experimental farm)
Ms Tersia Moabelo
FABI
Junior Research Assistant
Ms Patience Motaung
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Ms Aysha Ndou
FABI
Laboratory Technician
Ms Thandeka Ngondo
FABI
Genetics
Ms Valentina Nkosi
FABI
Laboratory technician
Mr Celani Nkosi
FABI
Junior Research Assistant
Ms Sophie Nyoni
FABI
Laboratory Technician
Ms Marja O'Neill
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Mr Nicky Olivier
African Center for Gene Technologies
Ms Alisa Postma
Centre for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Research assistant
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
Mr Bernard Smit
FABI
FMG Intern
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 Chrizelle Beukes
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Tanay Bose
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
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 Arista Fourie
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Felix Fru
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Mesfin Gossa
Zoology and Entomology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Nicholas Kagimu
Zoology and Entomology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Aquillah Kanzi
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr FeiFei Liu
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Victoria Maloney
FABI
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Osmond Mlonyeni
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Esther Muema
FABI
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Norman Muzhinji
Plant and Soil Sciences
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Sarah Mwangi
FABI
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Caryn Oates
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Raphael Ployet
FABI
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Laure-Anne Poissonnier
FABI
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Danielle Roodt
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Quentin Santana
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Michelle Schroder
Zoology and Entomology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Melissa Simpson
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Hiroyuki Suzuki
FABI
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Velushka Swart
Plant and Soil Sciences
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Erik Visser
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr Markus Wilken
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Postdoctoral Fellow

Ms Omotayo Adegeye
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Mr Barkat Ali
FABI
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 Khumbuzile Bophela
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Ms Annie Chan
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Ms Jane Chepsergon
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Ms Firehiwot Eshetu
FABI
PhD student
Ms Katrin Fitza
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Mr Quentin Guignard
FABI
PhD student
Mr Yosef Hamba Tola
FABI
PhD student
Ms Minette Havenga
FABI
PhD student
Mr Darryl Herron
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Mr Joey Hulbert
Plant and Soil Sciences
PhD student
Ms Miekie Human
Plant and Soil Sciences
PhD student
Ms Estiene Jordaan
Plant and Soil Sciences
PhD student
Ms Agil Katumanyane
FABI
PhD student
Mr Godfrey Kgatle
Plant and Soil Sciences
PhD student
Ms Tsholofelo Kibido
Plant and Soil Sciences
PhD student
Ms Brigitte Langenhoven
Plant and Soil Sciences
PhD student
Ms JieQiong Li
FABI
PhD student
Mr GuoQing Li
FABI
PhD student
Ms QianLi Liu
FABI
PhD student
Mr Johan Liversage
Plant and Soil Sciences
PhD student
Mr David Livingstone Nsibo
Plant and Soil Sciences
PhD student
Ms Ginna M. Granados
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Ms Angel Maduke
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Mr Privilege Makunde
FABI
PhD student
Ms Molly Malefo
Plant and Soil Sciences
PhD student
Mr Edgar Mangwende
Plant and Soil Sciences
PhD student
Mr Mkhululi Maphosa
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Ms Silindile Maphosa
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Ms Angelica Marsberg-De Villiers
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Mr Sicelo Masuku
FABI
PhD student
Ms Mandy Messal
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Ms Lorraine Mhoswa
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Mr James Michel Tchotet Tchoumi
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 Knowledge Mushonga
Plant and Soil Sciences
PhD student
Mr Jan Nagel
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Ms Deborah Narh Mensah
FABI
PhD student
Ms Wilma Nel
FABI
PhD student
Ms Ntombi Nkomo
FABI
PhD student
Ms Elisa Pal
FABI
PhD student
Mr Nam Pham
FABI
PhD student
Ms Mmatshepho Phasha
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 Mary Ranketse
FABI
PhD student
Ms Brenda Salasini
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Mr Mohammad Sayari
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Ms Tarren Seale
FABI
PhD student
Ms Gina Shin
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student
Ms Benedicta Swalarsk-Parry
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
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 Tanya Welgemoed
FABI
PhD student
Ms Andi Wilson
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
PhD student

Ms Shannon Flemington
FABI
MSc student
Ms Lizzy Ramela
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
MSc student
Mr Michael Austin
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
MSc student
Ms Leandri Bezuidenhoudt
FABI
MSc student
Mr Johnathan Bredenkamp
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
MSc student
Ms Julia Candotti
FABI
MSc student
Mr Ricu Claassens
FABI
MSc student
Ms Claudette Dewing
FABI
MSc student
Ms Nokwanda Dlamini
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
MSc student
Mr Michael du Toit
FABI
MSc student
Ms Shaina Facey
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
MSc student
Mr Shawn Fell
FABI
MSc student
Mr Stefan Ferreira
FABI
MSc student
Ms Caitlin Gevers
Zoology and Entomology
MSc student
Mr Allan Gonzalez
FABI
MSc student
Mr Alessandro Gricia
FABI
MSc student
Ms Sasha-Lee Gush
Plant and Soil Sciences
MSc student
Ms Juanita Hanneman
FABI
MSc student
Mr Mathew Harris
FABI
MSc student
Ms Jesse Hartley
FABI
MSc student
Mr Stephan Henning
FABI
MSc student
Ms Granny Hlongwane
FABI
MSc student
Mr Sung Hyu Luke Kim
FABI
MSc student
Mr Matthew Jackson
FABI
MSc student
Ms Rochelle Jansen van Rensburg
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
MSc student
Ms Melissa Joubert
FABI
MSc student
Mr Eugene Kabwe
FABI
MSc student
Ms Lomile Khoete
FABI
MSc student
Ms Rosa Knoppersen
Zoology and Entomology
MSc student
Ms Frances Lane
FABI
MSc student
Ms Teboho Letsoalo
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
MSc student
Ms Anneri Lotter
FABI
MSc student
Ms Lizette Loubser
FABI
MSc student
Ms Kira Lynn
FABI
MSc student
Ms Lungile Mabuza
FABI
MSc student
Mr Phinda Magagula
FABI
MSc student
Ms Pozisa Majaja
FABI
MSc student
Ms Idea Makowe
FABI
MSc student
Ms Sophie Makua
FABI
MSc student
Ms Modjadji Makwela
FABI
MSc student
Ms Ingrid Marais
FABI
MSc student
Mr Aaron Maringa
FABI
MSc student
Ms Nomaswazi Maseko
FABI
MSc student
Ms Katlego Masike
FABI
MSc student
Ms Keamogetswe Maswanganyi
FABI
MSc student
Ms Ofentse Mathibela
Plant and Soil Sciences
MSc student
Mr Lazarus Mavima
FABI
MSc student
Ms Nikki Miguel
FABI
MSc student
Ms Tsakani Miyambo
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
MSc student
Mr Israel Mkhatywa
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
MSc student
Mr Sthembiso Mngadi
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
MSc student
Ms Valencia Mogashoa
Centre for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
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
Mr Nganea Nangammbi
FABI
MSc student
Ms Kayla Noeth
Zoology and Entomology
MSc student
Ms Carmen Rensburg
FABI
MSc student
Ms Emeldah Rikhotso
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
MSc student
Ms Luki-Marie Scheepers
FABI
MSc student
Ms Lebone Sebapu
FABI
MSc student
Mr Mohamed Seedat
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
MSc student
Ms Carol-Ann Segal
FABI
MSc student
Mr Mandla Sibiya
Plant and Soil Sciences
MSc student
Mr Sydney Sithole
FABI
MSc student
Ms Ashleigh Smith
FABI
MSc student
Ms Nicole Soal
FABI
MSc student
Dr Gevers Sonja
FABI
MSc student
Mr Byron Sonnekus
FABI
MSc student
Mr Hannes Strydom
FABI
MSc student
Ms Zorada Swart
FABI
MSc student
Ms Taponeswa Tasiya
FABI
MSc student
Ms Garyn Townsend
FABI
MSc student
Ms Dorris Tshwane
FABI
MSc student
Mr Wilbri Vorster
Plant and Soil Sciences
MSc student
Ms Jennifer Wayland
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
MSc student
Ms Raven Wienk
FABI
MSc student
Ms Annah Zanele Mahlangu
Plant and Soil Sciences
MSc student
Ms Nomakula Zim
FABI
MSc student

Mr Kristiann Labuscagne
Plant and Soil Sciences
Ms Vinolia Danki
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
CTHB/TPCP Intern
Ms Catherie Wilkinson
Plant and Soil Sciences

Ms Khomotso Maredi
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
CTHB Internship student
Ms Doleen Sehlabane
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Intern
Ms Nasiphi Siguca
Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology
Laboratory Technician

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