About Jaffer Zaidi

jaffer_mz@hotmail.com +27 35 550 7500


I am a statistician, helping virologists and bioinformaticians with their data analysis. My research interests are both theoretical and applied: I interested in the associations between HIV drug resistance and clinical/demographic variables. On the theoretical side, I have recently become interested phylogenetic tree construction and the underlying mathematical properties of such trees.


High coverage of ART associated with decline in risk of HIV acquisition in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Tanser F, Barnighausen T, Grapsa E, Zaidi J, Newell M-L., Science (2013), 339(6122):966-971.

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