Dr Kabamba Alexandre

CSIR researcher

Alexandre’s research interests lie in the field of medical virology.

Full Profile

Alexandre holds a PhD in virology from the University of Witwatersrand. He joined the CSIR in 2014 and is a post-doctoral researcher in the CSIR’s high throughput screening and bioassays research group. He has published numerous papers in peer-reviewed journals as well as a book chapter. In 2012, Alexandre was awarded the James Gear Fellowship award in Virology, a prestigious South African Award to an outstanding PhD to develop their research careers in overseas academic institutions.

Expertise: Virology

Academic qualifications: 
  • BSc (Microbiology and Biochemistry), University of South Africa, 2001
  • BSc (Hons) (Molecular Medicine), University of Witwatersrand, 2003
  • MSc (Medicine), University of Witwatersrand, 2006
  • PhD (Virology), University of Witwatersrand, 2011


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Dr Kabamba Alexandre