Global COVID Lab Meeting

SARS-CoV-2 Infection and Vaccination in South Africa

Mar 25, 2021

Penny Moore, Ph.D.

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases

About Penny Moore, Ph.D.

Moore is the South African Research Chair of Virus-Host Dynamics and Reader / Associate Professor at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. She holds a joint appointment as CAPRISA Honorary Senior Scientist in Virus-Host Dynamics at the Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research (CAPRISA), University of Kwazulu-Natal and Adjunct Member at the Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town. She co-directs a team of more than 15 scientists, and 10 graduate students who work in the field of HIV vaccine discovery, combining Virology and Immunology.  More recently, her group has also started to work on SARS-CoV-2, performing serology, neutralization and Fc effector assays.