Professor Manormoney Pillay PhD

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+27 (0) 31 260 4059

Professor Manormoney Pillay PhD

SANTHE Senior Researcher/Supervisor and Collaborative Grant Awardee
University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), Durban, South Africa

Manormoney Pillay is an Associate Professor in Medical Microbiology, and Academic Leader, Infectious Diseases Cluster, School of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) in Durban, South Africa. Her research interest includes the role of the adhesins in pathogenesis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Using global transcriptomics and metabolomics, her research group seeks to enable the identification and characterisation of novel host and pathogen biomarkers for potential diagnostic, drug and vaccine development.