Himla Soodyall

Himla Soodyall

Prof Himla Soodyall is the Executive Officer of the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf). An ASSAf Member since 2003, she was elected to the ASSAf Council in 2011, and appointed General Secretary in 2014 in which position she has been active in young scientists’ activities and in the drafting of several strategies. She was Principal Medical Scientist at the National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS) and is Research Professor in Human Genetics at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits).

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