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researcher , Virologist

Caroline Tanya Tiemessen, South African virologist, researcher. Grantee Poliomyelitis Research Foundation, 1987-1994, travel grantee, 1990, 92, 94. Member South Africa Medical Sciences Association, South Africa Immunology Society.

Background

Tiemessen, Caroline Tanya was born on November 16, 1961 in Germiston, Gauteng, South Africa. Daughter of Henricus W.C.M. and Tannetje E. Tiemessen.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 1983. Bachelor of Science in Microbiology with honors, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy in Virology, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 1993.

Career

Research assistant, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 1985-1986; medical scientist, National Institute for Virology, Johannesburg, 1986-1990; acting head of molecular virology department, National Institute for Virology, Johannesburg, 1990-1994; specialist scientist, National Institute for Virology, Johannesburg, since 1994; head department cell biology, National Institute for Virology, Johannesburg, since 1994. Visiting scientist department of molecular biology Hadassa Medical School, Hebrew U., Jerusalem, 1992-1993, 93-94.

Membership

Member South Africa Medical Sciences Association, South Africa Immunology Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: modern dancing, aerobics, geology.

Connections

father:
Henricus W.C.M.

mother:
Tannetje E. Tiemessen