Prof Jan Andrianus Verschoor is currently a Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Pretoria. He has a Doctorate in Biochemistry, Masters in Biochemistry (cum laude), BSc Honours in Biochemistry (cum laude) and BSc degree (cum laude) from the University of Pretoria. He has more than 25 years research and teaching experience and published about 15 publications and 5 patents in the last twelve years. His research interest lies in the co-infection of HIV and tuberculosis, the immunochemistry, prevention, treatment and diagnosis thereof.