FBIP Doctoral Students: Brian du Preez

FBIP Doctoral Students: Brian du Preez

Career ambitions: Cape legume systematist and botanical explorer Brian reigns from George in the Western Cape where he started off studying for a BTech in Nature Conservation. He recalls always having an interest in plants, but his passion grew when a botany lecturer...
FBIP Doctoral Students: Makasithembe Dube

FBIP Doctoral Students: Makasithembe Dube

Makasithembe Dube is 35 years old and currently in the 3rd year of a PhD in Microbiology. She has a great interest in a career in research in the disciplines of molecular biology and microbiology. From the first time she was exposed to a microbiology laboratory a...
FBIP Doctoral Students: Gciniwe Mercy Sithole

FBIP Doctoral Students: Gciniwe Mercy Sithole

Getting to know Gciniwe Gciniwe Mercy Sithole has a strong character and much determination, she describes it as a “never give up spirit”. Born and bred in the deep rural areas of Matholonjeni at Kwa-Dlangezwa, Northern KwaZulu Natal she had to walk an...
FBIP Doctoral Students: Lehlohonolo Mofokeng

FBIP Doctoral Students: Lehlohonolo Mofokeng

Lehlohonolo Mofokeng is a 29 year old doctoral student with clearly defined goals – an attribute that could serve him well in the halls of academia one day. In five years, he sees himself as an established lecturer/researcher having a group of MSc and PhD...