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Postgraduate Research

Postgraduate Research

SATVI attracts students from mainly Africa and Europe, who want to study tuberculosis within a clinical research environment.

Past Students who have completed Post Graduate Studies:

Year Student Qualification Title Supervisor
2014 One Dintwe PhD Characterisation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis specific T cell immunity with HLA class II tetramers. Thomas Scriba
2014 Samuel Ayaba Njikan PhD Correlates of risk of TB disease in infants with differential response to BCG vaccination. Willem Hanekom, Thomas Scriba , Elisa Nemes.
2014 Keyser, Alana Msc BCG-specific T cell proliferation and cytotoxic capacity in infants as risk of tuberculosis disease, following newborn BCG vaccination. Willem Hanekom
2013 Moyo, Sizulu PhD Optimal tuberculosis case-finding methodologies for field trials of new tuberculosis vaccines in young children. Gregory Hussey, Mark Hatherill
  Mahomed, Hassan Masters The incidence of tuberculosis in adolescents in the context of proposed TB vaccine trials . Gregory Hussey
2012 Shey, Muki Shehu PhD Determinants of innate immune responses to mycobacteri. Willem Hanekom, Thomas Scriba
2011 González-Angulo, Licé Yulieth. . Masters Diagnosis and management of potentially infectious patients with suspected pulmonary tuberculosis in a developing country setting. Mark Hatherill
  Kagina, Benjamin Mugo Njeru PhD Association between BCG-induced immunity and risk of TB disease. Willem Hanekom
  Machingaidze, Shingai Masters The predictive value of a QuantiFERON conversion in the development of active tuberculosis disease in adolescents. Hassan Mahomed
  Soares,Andreia PhD Changes in the BCG-Induced T cell response over the first year of life. Willem Hanekom
  Tena-Coki, Nontobeko Gwendoline PhD Investigations of mycobacteria-specific memory Willem Hanekom, Thomas Scriba
2010 Cheong Kwet Choy Kwong Chung Masters Medicine Characterisation of the T cell responses induced by BCG in infants over the first year of life. Willem Hanekom
  Dube, Frederick Masters The effect of birth weight and gestational age on BCG-induced immune responses in infants following BCG vaccination. Willem Hanekom
  Govender, Lerisa Msc Development of novel T cell assays and assessment of immune recognition to latency associated M.tuberculosis-specific antigens Rv2660 and Rv2659. Willem Hanekom
  Moshi, Noell Dominika Msc Characterization of CD8 T cell responses in Mycobacterium Tuberculosis infection

Willem Hanekom

2007 Moyo, Sizulu Masters Childhood mortality in the Boland Overberg region.

Hassan Mahomed,
Tony Hawkridge

2005 Minnies, Deon Masters A quantitative evaluation of the quality of informed consent in a developing country setting. Tony Hawkridge