Saccharomyces filamentous pseudohyphae

Welcome to the WITS Mycology Division

What we do:

The Mycology Division aims to improve the outcomes of people affected by serious, life- threatening fungal diseases in South Africa and the African region through public health-focused epidemiological, clinical and basic science research and innovation. Our work also stretches to other important infectious diseases.

The Mycology Division was established in 2016 and is affiliated to the School of Pathology in the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand and to the Centre for Healthcare-Associated Infections Antimicrobial Resistance and Mycoses at the National Institute for Communicable Diseases.

The Division was initially established to support grant-funded investigator and student-led projects.

cleistothecium of Arthroderma spp dermatophytic fungus