Alumni

Name Surname Thesis title Degree Institution Supervisor(s) Grad Date
1. Craig October Modelling glycolysis in breast cancer cell lines MSc Stellenbosch University Prof J Snoep Apr 2021
2. Elisha Are Extinction probabilities for tsetse (Glossina spp.) in a world of changing climate PhD Stellenbosch University Prof J Hargrove Dec 2020
3. Geoffrey Fatti An evaluation of the effectiveness of task-shifting health systems approaches, including community-based and pharmaceutical care models, for HIV treatment and prevention programs in South Africa PhD Stellenbosch University Prof U Chikte, Prof J Nachega Dec 2020
4. Tijani Sulaimon Defining and Assessing the Spectrum of Tuberculosis(TB) Disease: Application to Diagnosis and Prognosis MSc Stellenbosch University Prof A Welte Dec 2020
5. Zenabu Suboi Calibrating models to data: A comparison of methods MSc Stellenbosch University Dr M Hazelbag Dec 2020
6. Lauren Brown A qualitative comparison of statistical versus dynamical epidemiological models for the global COVID-19 pandemic Hons Stellenbosch University Ms C van Schalkwyk Dec 2020
7. Wynand van Staden A within-host mathematical model of drug-resistant mycobacterium tuberculosis infection MSc Stellenbosch University Dr M Hazelbag Apr 2020
8. David James Phair Social organisation and pathogen transmission in African ants: at what point do social immunity benefits diminish? PhD Stellenbosch University Prof T Wossler, Prof C Hui Mar 2020
9. Carla Louw Hypocortisolism in angora goats - insight through computational modelling PhD Stellenbosch University Prof J Snoep Dec 2019
10. Fortunate Nonhlanhla Yende-Zuma Estimating the effect of treatment in randomized controlled trials with non-compliance: application of instrumental variables PhD University of KwaZulu-Natal Prof H Mwambi, Prof S Vansteelandt Dec 2019
11. Winnie Chabaari The use of oncolytic viruses as a novel cancer treatment method MSc Stellenbosch University Dr R Ouifki, Dr A Eladaddi Dec 2019
12. Rita Sianga Analysis of the non-reversibility of HIV and its impact on the phylogenetic analysis of HIV MSc University of Cape Town Prof D Martin Dec 2019
13. Mandilakhe Mdekazi Estimating performance characteristics of sedia limiting antigen avidity assay for HIV incidence surveillance Hons Stellenbosch University Dr J Sempa Dec 2019
14. Dylan Geldenhuys Automatic landmark detection on tsetse fly wing images Hons Stellenbosch University Dr M Hazelbag Dec 2019
15. Abdul-Karim Iddrisu Sensitivity analysis approaches for incomplete longitudinal data in a multi-centre clinical trial PhD University of Cape Town Dr F Gumedze Dec 2019
16. Priyanka Kooverjee Re-defining the retardation constant within the Gompertz growth model to improve characterisation of Rhabdomyosarcoma progression. Hons Stellenbosch University Dr L Bolton Dec 2019
17. Tamsin Kate Phillips Understanding maternal adherence to antiretroviral therapy among HIV-infected women through pregnancy, breastfeeding and into ongoing ART care PhD University of Cape Town Prof L Myer, Prof C Orrell Jul 2019
18. Emanuel M Dominic Associations between age differences in relationships and relationship characteristics that affect HIV transmission risk MSc Stellenbosch University Prof W Delva Dec 2018
19. David Louw The effects of varying infant vaccination coverage levels on the potential of a measles outbreak in England Hons Stellenbosch University Ms C van Schalkwyk Dec 2018
20. Makabongwe Nombula Waning immunity marring the eradication of mumps-a modelling study Hons Stellenbosch University Dr M Hazelbag Dec 2018
21. Handre Janse Van Vuuren Project on metapopulation dynamics Hons Stellenbosch University Prof C Hui Dec 2018
22. Coceka Mnyani Assessing progress and barriers to elimination of mother-to-child transmission and decreasing HIV-related maternal deaths in the Johannesburg health district PhD University of the Witwatersrand Prof E Buchmann, Prof M Chersich Jul 2018
23. Martin Canaan Mafunda Multiscale modelling of HIV/AIDS transmission dynamics MSc University of Venda Dr W Garira Jun 2018
24. Mbuso Ishmael Mntambo Developing the public health model of community participation in the Kwazulu-Natal primary health care system PhD University of the Western Cape Prof T Puoane Apr 2018
25. James Azam Assessment of a measles outbreak response vaccination campaign, and two measles parameter estimation methods MSc Stellenbosch University Prof J Pulliam Mar 2018
26. Frieda Geldenhuys Using species distribution models for spatial conservation planning of African penguins MSc Stellenbosch University Prof C Hui Mar 2018
27. Zinhle E Mthombothi Studying the effects of temperature change on the dynamics of tsetse flies and trypanosomiasis disease transmission MSc Stellenbosch University Prof J Hargrove, Dr R Ouifki Mar 2018
28. Christianah Oyindamola Olojede Partner turnover rates and the lifetime number of partners in Cape Town, South Africa MSc Stellenbosch University Prof W Delva Dec 2017
29. Sumanth Karamchand Morbidity from antiretroviral metabolic effects in Africa: the MAMA study MSc University of Cape Town Dr K Cohen, Prof G Maartens Dec 2017
30. Jeremy Bingham Multi-scale evolutionary game theory Hons Stellenbosch University Prof C Hui Dec 2017
31. Wynand van Staden Modelling multi-strained disease systems Hons Stellenbosch University Prof B van der Ventel Dec 2017
32. Elizabeth Gonese Evaluating the performance of laboratory based assays in estimating HIV incidence PhD Stellenbosch University Prof J Hargrove, Prof J Nachega, Dr G van Zyl, Dr P Kilmarx Dec 2017
33. Joseph Sempa The effects of longitudinal HIV viral load exposure on immune outcomes, mortality, and opportunistic infections in people on art in Sub-Saharan Africa PhD Stellenbosch University Prof M Nieuwoudt Dec 2017
34. Khaphetsi Joseph Mahasa Mathematical modelling of tumour-immune interactions and cancer therapy PhD Stellenbosch University Dr R Ouifki, Dr A Eladdadi, Prof L de Pillis Dec 2017
35. Fanuel Otieno Intimate partner violence and age disparity in Sub-Saharan Africa MSc Stellenbosch University Prof W Delva Dec 2017
36. Kagiso Ramolotja Mathematical modelling of human immune response to TB MSc Stellenbosch University Dr G Mazandu, Dr F Nyabadza Dec 2017
37. Melissa Jacobs Modelling the linkage between poverty and diseases Hons Stellenbosch University Prof F Nyabadza Dec 2017
38. Mathou Kubyana A mathematical model for the biological control of aphids Hons Stellenbosch University Prof F Nyabadza, Prof C Hui Dec 2017
39. Tremaine Robertson A simple mathematical model with self-initiation and limited rehabilitation Hons Stellenbosch University Prof F Nyabadza Dec 2017
40. Miguel Julio Rodo A head to head comparison of TB vaccine candidates antigen-specific cytokine-producing cd4 and cd8 frequencies MSc University of Cape Town Prof F Little, Prof T Scriba, Dr V Rozot Dec 2017
41. Nishila Moodley Impact of dual HIV and HPV vaccine strategies among adolescents in a resource constrained setting PhD University of the Witwatersrand Prof G Gray, Dr M Bertram, Prof A Welte Jun 2017
42. Steve Bicko Cygu Establishing appropriate models for age-related changes in lymphocyte cell markers in paediatric data from South Africa MSc Stellenbosch University Prof M Nieuwoudt, Prof C Hui Mar 2017
43. Tokpa Darwolo Jamah Modelling the economics of insecticide and trypanocide-treated cattle interventions against trypanosomiasis disease within a multi-host population using delay differential equations MSc Stellenbosch University Dr R Ouifki, Prof J Hargrove Mar 2017
44. Siboniso Nqubeko Goba Analysing tuberculosis and human immunodeficiency virus co-infection dynamics in the burden of tuberculosis in South Africa Hons Stellenbosch University Dr G Mazandu Dec 2016
45. Tsebo Kibe Modelling the dispersal of plasmodium falciparum merozoites as diffusion by using a partial differential equation model Hons Stellenbosch University Dr D van Niekerk Dec 2016
46. Lebogang Ogodiseng Lekoma A comparison mathematical model of the pro smoking campaigns and anti-smoking campaigns Hons Stellenbosch University Prof F Nyabadza Dec 2016
47. Khotso Matlou Investigating the impact of joint TB-HIV epidemics on treatment strategies in a Western Cape community Hons Stellenbosch University Dr R Ouifki Dec 2016
48. Mandisi Moya The future of HIV related lymphomas Hons Stellenbosch University Prof F Nyabadza Dec 2016
49. Brandon Ristow A review of whole-body models for glucose metabolism with periodic vs constant addition of glucose with a view on body fat storage Hons Stellenbosch University Prof J Snoep Dec 2016
50. Mary Familusi Analysis of clustered competing risk with application to a multicentre clinical trial MSc University of Cape Town Dr F Gumedze Dec 2016
51. Evans Omondi A mathematical model for onchocerciasis and its treatment with ivermectin MSc Stellenbosch University Prof F Nyabadza Dec 2016
52. Welcome Dlamini Statistical models to model the probability of the under-five mortality in United Republic of Tanzania MSc University of KwaZulu-Natal Dr S Melesse, Prof H Mwambi Dec 2016
53. Tivani Mashamba-Thompson Evaluating the accessibility and utility of HIV-related point of care diagnostics for maternal health in rural South Africa PhD University of KwaZulu-Natal Prof B Sartorius Dec 2016
54. Anna Grimsrud Loss to follow-up from South Africa's antiretroviral treatment programme: trends, risk factors, and models of care to improve retention PhD University of Cape Town Prof L Myer Jun 2016
55. Muna Balla Elshareef Mohammed Evaluation of strategies to combine multiple bio-markers in diagnostic testing PhD University of KwaZulu-Natal Prof H Mwambi, Dr L Dodd Apr 2016
56. Eben du Toit Pinning control of disease networks PhD University of Pretoria Prof I Craig Apr 2016
57. Bewketu Bekele Modeling the impact of early HIV treatment on the HIV epidemic in South Africa PhD Stellenbosch University Dr R Ouifki, Prof W Delva, Prof F Nyabadza Mar 2016
58. Mmamapudi Kubjane The prevalence and risk factors of diabetes mellitus among tuberculosis patients at Ubuntu Clinic, Khayelitsha MSc University of Cape Town Dr T Oni Mar 2016
59. Farzana Osman Statistical Analysis of the Attitudes towards Blood Donation and Transfusion in Mali MSc University of KwaZulu-Natal Prof D North, Prof T Zewotir Mar 2016
60. Sithobile Prudence Zungu Analysis of correlated time to event data: a frailty model approach MSc University of KwaZulu-Natal Prof H Mwambi Mar 2016
61. Eddy Kimba Phongi Invariant manifolds of infinite-dimensional dynamical systems with applications PhD University of KwaZulu-Natal Prof J Banasiak Dec 2015
62. Nada Abdelatif Modelling of African animal trypanosomiasis transmission in cattle in KwaZulu-Natal MSc University of KwaZulu-Natal Prof H Mwambi Dec 2015
63. Renier van Rooyen Compounding a class of Rayleigh distributions: an objective Bayesian approach MSc Stellenbosch University Prof P Mostert Dec 2015
64. Andrea Scholtz Modelling the transmission of pathogens by considering environmental and direct transmission mechanisms MSc North West University Prof I Schoeman, Prof J Spoelstra Oct 2015
65. Moise Muzigaba Modelling the effect of HIV infection and disease stage on survival of severely malnourished children treated according to the recommended who treatment modality: a prospective multi-cohort study PhD University of the Western Cape Prof T Puoane, Dr M Nieuwoudt Sep 2015
66. Rashmika Singh Sexual debut: an analysis of the birth to twenty data MSc University of KwaZulu-Natal Prof G Matthews, Mr J Ramjith Aug 2015
67. Rendani Netshikweta A general mathematical modelling frame-work for immuno-epidemiology of infections with free-living pathogens in the environment MSc University of Venda Dr W Garira Jul 2015
68. Tanya Maistry Genetic contribution to the risk for metabolic syndrome: an investigation of candidate gene polymorphisms related to lipid and carbohydrate metabolism PhD University of KwaZulu-Natal Prof D Naidoo Mar 2015
69. Bibi Ayesha Adam Modeling time to postnatal HIV infection MSc University of KwaZulu-Natal Prof G Matthews Mar 2015
70. Hloniphile Sithole Analysis of TB treatment and control models MSc University of KwaZulu-Natal Dr H Mwambi Mar 2015
71. Marisa Klopper Molecular characterization of the drug-resistant tuberculosis epidemic in the Eastern Cape, South Africa MSc Stellenbosch University Prof T Victor, Prof R Warren, Dr E Streicher Mar 2015
72. Dineo Lilian Nkholise Use of traditional herbal medicines for a non-communicable disease, diabetes MSc University of the Western Cape Prof G Hughes, Prof T Puoane Mar 2015
73. Yusentha Balakrishna Modelling the risk of HIV infection using antenatal clinic data MSc University of KwaZulu-Natal Prof H Mwambi Mar 2015
74. Roux-Cil Ferreira Agent-based models of mark-recapture studies using island populations of tsetse flies (glossina spp): improved population parameter estimates MSc Stellenbosch University Prof J Hargrove, Prof S Steel Mar 2015
75. Monyamaku Happy Mmamadisa Ethnobotanical study of traditional herbal medicines used for the treatment of stroke in the western cape, South Africa MSc University of the Western Cape Prof G D Hughes Mar 2015
76. Simangaliso Chitunhu Determinants of malaria episodes in children under 5 in Malawi in 2012 MSc University of the Witwatersrand Dr E Musenge Mar 2015
77. Maynard Meiring Modelling of the invasion dynamics of plasmodium falciparum merozoites into red blood cells MSc Stellenbosch University Prof J Snoep, Dr D van Niekerk Mar 2015
78. Morna Cornell The evolution and effectiveness of the South African national antiretroviral therapy programme PhD University of Cape Town Prof L Myer Dec 2014
79. Mbhekiseni Khumalo Correlation between surrounding environmental condition and malaria incidence in selected sub districts of Mpumalanga province South Africa, 2000 to 2010 MSc University of the Witwatersrand Prof M Coetzee, Dr B Sartorius Dec 2014
80. Reshma Kassanjee Characterisation and application of tests for recent infection for HIV incidence surveillance PhD University of the Witwatersrand Prof A Welte Oct 2014
81. Danielle Roberts Spatial modelling of malaria and anemia in Sub-Saharan African countries MSc University of KwaZulu-Natal Prof G Matthews, Prof B Sartorius, Prof B Snow Mar 2014
82. Wilbert Sibanda Statistical modelling of the HIV/AIDS data in South Africa MSc North West University Prof P Pretorius Mar 2014
83. Humphrey Brydon Using a weighted bootstrapped logistic regression modelling procedure to identify risk behaviours associated with sexual activity MSc University of the Western Cape Prof R Blignaut Mar 2014
84. Cynthia Mazinu Mikateko Estimating HIV treatment coverage in South African clinics based on the time trend of the cd4 count distribution at art initiation and a dynamical epidemiological model MSc Stellenbosch University Prof W Delva Mar 2014
85. Mhairi Maskew Simplification of treatment monitoring strategies in HIV-infected patients on antiretroviral therapy in South Africa PhD University of the Witwatersrand Dr M Fox, Prof MacPhail Dec 2013
86. Doreen Mbabazi Ssebuliba Mathematical modelling of the effectiveness of two training interventions on infectious diseases in Uganda PhD Stellenbosch University Dr R Ouifki Dec 2013
87. Faikah Bruce Understanding the impact of an HIV intervention package for adolescents MSc Stellenbosch University Dr L Johnson, Prof A Welte Dec 2013
88. Vusie Lokotfwako A comparative study on the determinants of HIV infection in Swaziland and Ethiopia MSc University of the Witwatersrand Dr E Musenge Dec 2013
89. Selamawit Woldesenbet Coverage, quality and uptake of PMTCT services in South Africa: results of a national cross-sectional PMTCT survey (SAPMTCTE, 2010) PhD University of the Western Cape Prof D Jackson Sep 2013
90. Chris Muller A Bayesian approach to multi-state Markov modelling from interval-censored data PhD Stellenbosch University Prof P Mostert Dec 2012
91. Damian Kajunguri Mathematical models for the control of tsetse and African trypanosomiasis through application of insecticides on cattle in South-Eastern Uganda PhD Stellenbosch University Prof J Hargrove Dec 2012
92. Theresia Marijani Mathematical modelling of interaction between malaria parasites and the host immune system PhD Stellenbosch University Prof J Hargrove, Prof E Lungu Dec 2012
93. Joseph Ssebuliba In-vivo mathematical modelling of the dynamics of co-infection with HIV-1 and HHV-8 PhD Stellenbosch University Prof E Lungu Dec 2012
94. Someya Essop Statistical analysis of data specific to genetic epidemiology MSc University of KwaZulu-Natal Prof G Matthews Dec 2012
95. Edmore Marinda Understanding the bed capture enzyme immunoassay (CEIA): measuring HIV-1 incidence in cross-sectional studies PhD University of the Witwatersrand Dr J Levin, Prof L Moulton, Prof J Humphrey, Prof J Hargrove Jul 2012
96. Roxanne Beauclair Adverse outcomes associated with timing of ante-natal care initiation: a retrospective cohort study of pregnancies in Cape Town, South Africa MSc University of Cape Town Prof L Myer Jun 2012
97. Siyabonga Ngcobo Modelling longitudinal binary disease outcome data including the effect of covariates and extra variability MSc University of KwaZulu-Natal Prof H Mwambi Apr 2012
98. Juliet Nakakawa Modelling malaria and s-gene across time scales MSc Stellenbosch University Dr R Ouifki Mar 2012
99. Dieter Winkler Modelling the effect of HIV on age-specific incidence of active TB disease: a comparison between Taiwan and CapeTown metropole MSc Stellenbosch University Dr F Nyabadza Mar 2012
100. Simon Johnstone Robertson Calculating the risk of infection of mycobacterium tuberculosis in endemic settings MSc Stellenbosch University Dr A Welte Mar 2012
101. Mercy Kamupira Dyad-related factors in HIV prevention PhD University of Cape Town Prof L Myer Dec 2011
102. Maba Boniface Matadi Singularity and symmetry analyses for HIV-TB coinfection PhD University of KwaZulu-Natal Prof P Leach Dec 2011
103. Benn Sartorius Spatio-temporal patterns of mortality in rural north-east South Africa PhD University of the Witwatersrand Dr K Kahn Dec 2011
104. Tinevimbo Shiri In-vivo viral strain dynamics relating to drug resistance in HIV infection PhD University of the Witwatersrand Dr A Welte Dec 2011
105. Ronel Sewpaul Estimating age and time incidence of HIV infection in childbearing women from rural Kwazulu-Natal MSc University of KwaZulu-Natal Dr H Mwambi Dec 2011
106. Asha Kalula Modelling the dynamics of methamphetamine abuse in Cape Town MSc Stellenbosch University Dr F Nyabadza Dec 2011
107. Matodzi Mulaudzi Mathematical modelling of transmission and control of malaria in South Africa MSc University of Venda Dr W Garira Dec 2011
108. Olina Ngwenya A review of methods of evaluating the efficacy of intervention and control strategies with application to infectious diseases MSc University of KwaZulu-Natal Dr H Mwambi Dec 2011
109. Patrick Phepa Mathematical modelling the co-infection of HIV and HBV: the implication of antiretroviral therapy on course of HBV infection MSc Stellenbosch University Dr F Nyabadza, Dr R Ouifki Dec 2011
110. Tarylee Reddy Multistate Models for HIV/AIDS progression in patients under different forms of treatment MSc University of KwaZulu-Natal Dr H Mwambi Dec 2011
111. Josephine Elama Ameh Ochigbo Modelling the transmission and control of the African trypanosomiasis MSc Stellenbosch University Dr R Ouifki, Prof J Hargrove Dec 2011
112. Rebecca Burne Statistical analysis of incidence and mortality of African horse sickness in South Africa MSc University of KwaZulu-Natal Prof H Mwambi Mar 2011
113. Kazeem Okosun Application of optimal control methods in epidemiological modelling: malaria dynamics PhD University of the Western Cape Dr N Marcus, Dr R Ouifki Dec 2010
114. Bilkisu Abdulra’uf Bello Multiple strain systems in the context of HIV and a generalized SIR model MSc Stellenbosch University Dr B van der Ventel, Prof J Hargrove Dec 2010
115. Bewketu Bekele Modelling tuberculosis dynamics in children and adults MSc Stellenbosch University Dr F Nyabadza Dec 2010
116. Jordache Ramjith Modelling survival data MSc University of KwaZulu-Natal Prof G Matthews Dec 2010
117. Geomira Sanga Modelling the effects of detection and delayed treatment on tuberculosis dynamics MSc Stellenbosch University Dr F Nyabadza Dec 2010
118. Susan Bryan Modelling longitudinal measured HIV outcome biomarkers with immuno genetic parameters MSc University of KwaZulu-Natal Prof H Mwambi, Dr S Ramroop Dec 2010
119. Doreen Mbabazi Ssebuliba Modelling the joint epidemics of TB and HIV the effect of exogenous reinfection MSc Stellenbosch University Dr R Ouifki Dec 2010
120. Gesham Magombedze Modelling the pathogenesis of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis infection and its treatment PhD National University of Science and Technology Dr W Garira Dec 2009
121. Carel Pretorius An investigation into joint HIV and TB epidemics in South Africa PhD Stellenbosch University Prof K Muller-Nedebock, Dr A Welte Dec 2009
122. Kerry-Anne Cawse A new model of population dynamics of HIV-1 in vivo MSc University of the Witwatersrand Prof D Sherwell Dec 2009
123. Thembile Mzolo Estimating risk determinants of HIV and TB in South Africa MSc University of KwaZulu-Natal Dr H Mwambi Dec 2009
124. Damian Kajunguri Modelling the impact of TB superinfection on the dynamics of HIV-TB coinfection MSc Stellenbosch University Prof J Hargrove Dec 2008
125. Theresia Marijani Modelling drug resistance in malaria MSc Stellenbosch University Prof E Lungu Dec 2008
126. Joseph Ssebuliba Intracellular modelling and control of HIV-1 kinetics, t-lymphocytes decline and immunosenescence MSc Stellenbosch University Prof J Hargrove Dec 2008
127. Selamawit Woldesenbet Infant feeding practice & risk factors of HIV free survival rate MSc University of the Western Cape Dr D Jackson Dec 2008
128. Pieter Kruger On sequential statistical methods for epidemiology MSc Stellenbosch University Prof G Nel, Dr A Neethling Dec 2008

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