A biochemist and ardent mosquitophile, Shüné has been a medical scientist at the National Institute for Communicable Diseases for 14 years as well as a researcher with the Wits Research Institute for Malaria. Her research interests involve understanding the role of insecticide resistance in a changing world, with a focus on harnessing basic biological knowledge for integrated vector control.

Experience

  • –present
    medical scientist , National Institute for Communicable Diseases
  • 2012–2019
    Researcher, University of the Witwatersrand

Education

  • 2015 
    University of the Witwatersrand, PhD

Grants and Contracts

  • 2019
    Research Development Grant
    Role:
    PI
    Funding Source:
    NHLS Research Trust
  • 2017
    Thuthuka Post-PhD track Grant
    Role:
    PI
    Funding Source:
    National Research Foundation of South Africa
  • 2014
    Thuthuka Pre-PhD track Grant
    Role:
    PI
    Funding Source:
    National Research Foundation of South Africa

Professional Memberships

  • South African Council of Natural Science Professionals
  • South African Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Entomological Society of South Africa
  • Parasitology Society of South Africa