About Dr. Maryam Fish

maryam.fish@gmail.com +27 (0) 31 260 4898


I joined the KRISP team as a post-doctoral research fellow in 2018. I completed my PhD at the University of Cape Town in 2016. The focus of my PhD was cardiovascular genetics. I am now working on multiple human genomic assays in the KRISP lab.


Post-doctoral fellow: College of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), Durban, South Africa.


PhD in Medicine (Cardiovascular Genetics) – University of Cape Town (2016)

MSc in Medicine (Cardiovascular Genetics) – University of Cape Town (2010)

BSc (Med) Honours in Human Genetics – University of Cape Town (2008)

BSc in Molecular and Cellular Biology (Genetics and Physiology) – University of Cape Town (2007)

News Section from Bioafrica and SATuRN websites


Social media helped scientists with coronavirus - Independent on Saturday - 2020-02-15

KRISP 2020 - Strategy Meeting - KRISP News - 2019-11-29

Advancing scientific education on the African continent - Thermo Fisher Market Place - 2018-09-07


Blogs from Bioafrica and SATuRN websites

KRISP has been created by the coordinated effort of the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) and the South African Medical Research Countil (SAMRC).

Location: K-RITH Tower Building
Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, UKZN
719 Umbilo Road, Durban, South Africa.
Director: Prof. Tulio de Oliveira