Dr Pitts (Muller) successfully completed her PhD in Human Genetics at the University of Stellenbosch (Department of Medicine and Health Sciences) in December 2018, and she will be graduating in April 2019. Her research topic was “Genome-wide Associations between human genotypes and Mycobacterium tuberculosis clades causing disease”. Stephany is currently a Post-Doctoral Researcher in the Healthcare Team at IBM Research Africa, based in Braamfontein, Johannesburg. She is continuing with TB research while contributing on other healthcare-related projects. The Division of Research Capacity Development (RCD) wishes Dr Pitts (Muller) well and all the best with her future endeavours.
Dr Stephany Pitts