PhD Students


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Nada Abdelatif
Combatting Infections of National Priority


Project title
Modelling the population dynamics and spread of African trypanosomiasis in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Supervisor(s)
Prof J Hargrove, Prof K Govinder


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Timothy Awine
Other Research Topics


Project title
The malaria elimination agenda: prospects for Ghana using mathematical modelling tools

Supervisor(s)
Dr S Silal


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James Azam
Rapid Response to Emerging Threats


Project title
Measles outbreak response vaccination: a dynamical assessment of the role of the vaccine logistics and supply chain

Supervisor(s)
Prof J Pulliam, Prof M Ferrari


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Faikah Bruce
Combatting Infections of National Priority


Project title
The effect of adolescent-focused HIV prevention methods on HIV incidence and drug-resistance in South Africa: a model-based evaluation

Supervisor(s)
Dr L Johnson, Prof A Welte


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Menard Chihana
Combatting Infections of National Priority


Project title
Evaluation of the HIV cascade of care in four sub-Saharan African countries

Supervisor(s)
Dr M Davies, Dr D Maman


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Lucy Andere Chimoyi-Otwombe
Combatting Infections of National Priority


Project title
Modelling latent tuberculosis infection diagnosis and treatment among healthcare workers in South Africa

Supervisor(s)
Dr S Charalambous, Dr E Musenge, Dr N Moodley


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Mary Familusi
Other Research Topics


Project title
Mathematical modelling of mechanotransduction in rheumatic heart disease

Supervisor(s)
A/Prof S Skatulla


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Buri Gershom
Measuring Infection and Disease


Project title
Quantification of the ageing of the human immune system

Supervisor(s)
Dr W Ndifon


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Zoe Gill
Measuring Infection and Disease


Project title
A new method for high-resolution telomere length mapping in t cell subsets

Supervisor(s)
Dr W Ndifon, Dr M Marakalala


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Kathleen Green
Biochemical Pathways to Disease


Project title
An approach to constructing a whole body computational model for glucose metabolism in malaria patients

Supervisor(s)
Prof J Snoep


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Mmamapudi Kubjane
Combatting Infections of National Priority


Project title
Modelling the effects of HIV, diabetes, vitamin D deficiency and household overcrowding on the epidemiology of tuberculosis in South Africa

Supervisor(s)
Dr L Johnson, Dr T Oni


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Takura Kupamupindi
Other Research Topics


Project title
Mathematical modeling of Malaria transmission in Manicaland province, Zimbabwe

Supervisor(s)
Dr S Silal


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Mocke Leanie
Biochemical Pathways to Disease


Project title
Coa-biosynthesis pathway in mycobacterium tuberculosis: enzymatic characterization and mathematical modelling

Supervisor(s)
Prof J Snoep


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Andrew Maher
Measuring Infection and Disease


Project title
Use of a home-based testing program for population-level estimates of HIV incidence: demonstration and critical assessment of a novel surveillance method in Namibia, Zambezi region

Supervisor(s)
Prof A Welte


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Laurette Mhlanga
Measuring Infection and Disease


Project title
Time/age smoothing/interpolation of prevalence data to optimise incidence estimation from population/survey data

Supervisor(s)
Prof Alex Welte


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Lactatia Motsuku
Measuring Infection and Disease


Project title
Liver cancer and hepatitis B in South Africa

Supervisor(s)
Dr C van Schalkwyk, Dr M Muchengeti


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Elton Mukonda
Measuring Infection and Disease


Project title
Optimising chronic disease monitoring in resource limited settings

Supervisor(s)
Prof M Lesosky


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David Niyukuri
Combatting Infections of National Priority


Project title
Combining sexual behavioural survey data, phylodynamics and agent-based simulation models towards a unified framework for HIV prevention research

Supervisor(s)
Prof W Delva


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Craig October
Biochemical Pathways to Disease


Project title
TBA

Supervisor(s)
Prof J Snoep


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Jenna Patterson
Other Research Topics


Project title
Evidence-based vaccinology: a study of hepatitis a in South Africa

Supervisor(s)
Dr B Kagina, Dr R Muloiwa, Dr S Silal, Dr S Cleary, Prof G Hussey


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Danielle Roberts
Other Research Topics


Project title
Spatial modelling of malaria and anemia in Sub-Saharan African countries

Supervisor(s)
Prof T Zewotir


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Horn Shade
Biochemical Pathways to Disease


Project title
A whole-body model of glucose metabolism and immunology in a malaria infected patient

Supervisor(s)
Prof J Snoep


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Rita Sianga
Combatting Infections of National Priority


Project title
Analysis of the non-reversibility of HIV and its impact on the phylogenetic analysis of HIV

Supervisor(s)
Prof D Martin


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Eva Liliane Ujeneza
Other Research Topics


Project title
Modelling the dynamics of CD4 T-cell reconstitution of HIV infected patients on HAART

Supervisor(s)
Prof M Nieuwoudt, Dr W Ndifon


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Morne van Wyk
Biochemical Pathways to Disease


Project title
The effect of adenylate on the kinase on the glycolytic oscillations of saccharomyces cerevisiae

Supervisor(s)
Prof J Snoep


MSc Students


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Jeremy Bingham
Measuring Infection and Disease


Project title
Estimating the value of perfect test-sensitivity information for blood bank screening algorithms

Supervisor(s)
Dr E Grebe, Prof A Welte


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Lauren Brown
Combatting Infections of National Priority


Project title
Exploring evidence of TB transmission from asymptomatic patients

Supervisor(s)
Dr C van Schalkwyk


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Abigail De Villiers
Combatting Infections of National Priority


Project title
TBA

Supervisor(s)
Dr. Florian Marx


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Will De Villiers
Biochemical Pathways to Disease


Project title
Investigating the kinetics of glycolysis and its induction by insulin in non-diabetic 3t3-l1 adipocytes

Supervisor(s)
Prof J Snoep


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Dylan Geldenhuys
Other Research Topics


Project title
TBA

Supervisor(s)
Prof J Hargrove, Dr M Hazelbag


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Tumelo D Sereo
Rapid Response to Emerging Threats


Project title
Population-level considerations for the treatment of COVID-19 in resource-limited settings

Supervisor(s)
Prof J Pulliam


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Andy van der Berg
Biochemical Pathways to Disease


Project title
Mechanistic models to predict ARV activity and HIV disease progression.

Supervisor(s)
Prof J Snoep


Emerging Researchers


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Villyen Motaze
Other Research Topics


Project title
Burden of congenital rubella syndrome and potential impact of rubella vaccine introduction in South Africa

Supervisor(s)
Prof J Pulliam


DSI-NRF Centre of Excellence in Epidemiological Modelling and Analysis