About Gugulethu Cynthia Mkhize


Gugulethu Mkhize is our senior scientific grants manager. She has completed a BSc (Honours) from University of KwaZulu-Natal. She has also completed a MSc at Wits University in Johannesburg in collaboration with the The Agricultural Research Council (ARC). After her studies, she has worked as a research scientist and as a research manager at the Perinatal HIV Research Unit (PHRU) at Wits under the leadership of Prof. Glenda Gray (current SAMRC President). At PHRU, Gugulethu specialised in grants management and was responsible for many successful NIH grants. She is specialised in the scientific management part of grants applications and work very close with PIs to apply competitive grants applications. At KRISP, she has gained further experienced and successfully help the application of grants to the European Commission, NIH, NRF, SAMRC, TIA and other national and international funding agencies. Gugulethu is also a runner and enjoy exercising with her family and friends at the Durban beach front.
News Section from Bioafrica and SATuRN websites


Human trials for vaccine begins - Independent on Saturday - 2020-04-25

Masks - to wear or not to wear - Independent on Saturday - 2020-04-04

Odd drop in how Covid-19 numbers grow - Mail & Guadian - 2020-04-02

Testing to be ramped up and new tests in pipeline for COVID-19 - Spotlight and Daily Maverick - 2020-03-31

M&G's latest Covid-19 projections - Mail and Guardian - 2020-03-19

KRISP Preparing Next Generation Scientists - UKZN Ndaba News - 2018-10-18

The Machine That Will Help End TB - MIT Technology review - 2012-12-11


Blogs from Bioafrica and SATuRN websites


The Mississippi baby? questions on a 'functional' cure - by Gillian Hunt, Nono Mkhize, Mark Cotton - 2013-04-10

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