Ed Rybicki

Ed has been at University of Cape Town since he came to Cape Town on holiday in 1974. He obtained a BSc in Chemistry and Microbiology in 1976, an Hons in Virology in 1977, an MSc in Virology in 1979, and a PhD in the same discipline in 1984. He later became a lecturer in Virology in 1981 and rose through the ranks to become a Professor in Microbiology (in January 2003). In addition, he is a Founder Member of the Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine (IIDMM) based in the Health Sciences Faculty.