Prof Lynn Morris now Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Research and Innovation at Wits University
Prof Morris has been appointed as Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Research and Innovation at Wits. A National Research Foundation A-rated scientist, Prof Morris is one of a handful of the most highly cited scientists in the world. She is internationally recognised for her work in understanding the antibody response to HIV and is responsible for conducting validated end-point assays for HIV vaccine clinical trials. Her appointment acknowledges her extensive research leadership and management experience, as well as her impressive research record and globally recognised scholarship. Prior to her appointment, Professor Morris headed the HIV Virology Section at the National Institute for Communicable Diseases.