Kirby Institute Seminar Series presents
Professor Lynn Morris
Head, HIV Virology Section, National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD); and Professor, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
About your speaker
For the past 25 years, Professor Lynn Morris has been researching HIV-1 subtype C infection focusing on the neutralising antibody response and vaccine development. She heads the HIV Virology Section at the National Institute for Communicable Diseases and holds a joint appointment as Research Professor at the University of the Witwatersrand, where she also completed her undergraduate studies.
She received her DPhil from the University of Oxford, and thereafter completed a post-doctoral fellowship at The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research in Australia before returning to South Africa. She has supervised 30 PhD and MSc students and has published over 220 papers in peer-reviewed Journals, holding a current author H-Index of 51. She is a National Research Foundation A-rated Scientist and is listed in the Thompsons Reuters 2015 and 2016 ISI list of the 3000 highest cited researchers in the world.