Centre Staff

Dr Yolande Harley (part time) Faculty of Health Sciences Research Enterprise Manager
Ms Kathryn Wood Centre Operations Manager
Ms Rene Goliath Clinical Projects Co-ordinator
Mrs Vanessa January Laboratory Manager
Ms Amanda Jackson Data Systems Manager
Mr Jon Ambler Bioinformatician – Data Integration Platform
Mrs Erika Morey Administrative Assistant

Steering Committee

Director: Honorary Professor Robert J Wilkinson

Platform Leads:

Clinical Platform Lead: Professor Graeme Meintjes

Biomedical Data Integration Platform Lead: Professors Nicola Mulder and Andrew Boulle

BSLIII Laboratory Platform Lead: Professor Valerie Mizrahi

Additional Principal Investigators on the Steering committee:

About Us

The Wellcome Centre for Infectious Diseases Research in Africa (CIDRI-Africa) has been established at the University of Cape Town to augment acknowledged strengths in the basic and clinical aspects of infectious diseases research in the Faculty of Health Sciences. This prestigious award is the only one given to an organisation outside of the United Kingdom.

Contact Us

Kathryn Wood


Room 3.03.6
Wolfson Pavilion
Institute of Infectious Diseases and Molecular Medicine
Faculty of Health Sciences
Observatory 7925
South Africa
Tel: +27 (0)21 406 6797
Fax: +27 (0)21 406 6796

Kathryn Wood
Centre Operations Manager
Wellcome Centre for Infectious Diseases Research in Africa (CIDRI-Africa)