Sanuhska Naidoo
Senior Lecturer, Department of Genetics, University of Pretoria

Dr. Sanushka Naido completed her Bachelor of Science and honour’s degrees at the University of KwaZulu Natal, and master’s degree at the University of Stellenbosch, SA with distinctions. She was awarded a Mellon Foundation Mentoring Award to complete her PhD. Sanushka is currently Senior Lecturer in the Department of Genetics, University of Pretoria, is President of the South African Genetics Society (2018-2018) and holds a Y-rating by the South African National Research Foundation (2015-2020). Her research is dedicated to plant defence in forest species, with an emphasis on Eucalyptus. Sanushka hopes to improve understanding and acceptance of plant biotechnology as a means to enhance crops in Africa.

Session 1: NEF Fellows Spotlight Session

Session 2: Feeding the World, Preserving the World

Date:  28 March 2018

Time: 10:30-11:30