Professor Lucille Blumberg receives the SAMRC Special Award
The NICD congratulates Professor Lucille Blumberg on her South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) Special Award which recognises her staunch work in keeping the public protected from infectious disease.

Dr Charissa Mynhardt grabs best Scientific Poster Presentation
The NICD lauds Dr Charissa Mynhardt for her sterling research abstract presentation that won the prize for best Scientific Poster Presentation in the Infectious Diseases Category at the University of Witwatersrand’s.

Professor Penny Moore received a SAMRC Silver medal
She received a Silver medal for the research that she has conducted over the past decade, which has provided a roadmap for the development of broadly neutralizing antibodies required for an HIV vaccine.

PhD student Ntando Phaahla wins best student poster at Wits Research Day
The NICD congratulates Ntando Phaahla, a PhD student working in the NICD’s Centre for HIV and STI, for having won the Best Student Poster in the Infectious Diseases category.