Woman in Science #24: Dr Charissa Naidoo

Hello everyone! Today is a very special day as it marks the very fist blog post for the 21 day #Lockdown in South Africa. We hope that our blog will bring you some inspiration and encouragement during this difficult time. Speaking of inspiration, read all about our latest #SpotlightScientist below.

Our final #FeatureFriday researchers for the #WomansHistoryMonth blog series is Dr Charissa Naidoo, a postdoctoral fellow in the Clinical Mycobacteriology & Epidemiology (CLIME) research group at the Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics.

Read all about Dr Naidoo’s research interests and amazing achievements in her profile below!


Thank you for taking the time to read this post! We hope you feel motivated in your efforts to continue working towards your goals despite the challenges we are currently facing. Give this post a share and help MBHG encourage young woman all around the globe that wish to pursue a career in science! 

Tomorrow’s researcher is postdoctoral fellow Dr Tashnicao Sylvester, more infamously known as the Lion lady of MBHG.  To know more – visit our blog same time tomorrow!