Burtram C. Fielding

Professor and Director: Research Development, University of the Western Cape

Prof Fielding is a molecular biologist working mainly on coronaviruses since 2003. Currently, he is employed as UWC Professor and Director: Research Development. He has worked as a Research Fellow in the Collaborative Antiviral Research Group at the Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Singapore (2003-2006). In Singapore he studied the coronavirus (SARS-CoV) responsible for the outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome.

Experience

  • 2018–present
    Principal Investigator Molecular Biology and Virology Research Laboratory, University of the Western Cape, Dept of Medical Biosciences
  • 2018–present
    Professor and Director Research Development, University of the Western Cape
  • 2011–2017
    Professor , University of the Western Cape, Dept of Medical Biosciences
  • 2003–2006
    Research fellow, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology

Education

  • 2019 
    University of Stellenbosch Business School, MPhil (Management Coaching) cum laude
  • 2001 
    University of the Western Cape, PhD
  • 1996 
    University of the Western Cape, BSc Hons (cum laude)
  • 1995 
    University of the Western Cape, BSc (Microbiology and Physiology)

Grants and Contracts

  • 2019
    Role:
    Professor and Director: Research Development
    Funding Source:
    National Research Foundation

Professional Memberships

  • Institute of Directors in Southern Africa
  • South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions