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About Kelly Chibale

Academic Career

2010 – date Founder and Director, UCT Drug Discovery and Development Centre (H3D).
2009 – date Director, South African Medical Research Council Drug Discovery and Development Research Unit.

2008 – date

Tier 1 South African National Research Chair in Drug Discovery under the South African Research Chairs Initiative.

2008

Visiting Professor, Pfizer Global Research & Development (Sandwich, UK), Sep-Dec 2008.

2008

US Fulbright Senior Research Scholar, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, USA (with Doron Greenbaum), Jan-June 2008.

2007 – date

Full Professor (ad hominem promotion), Department of Chemistry, UCT.
2006 – date Full Member, Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine (IIDMM), UCT.
2004 – 2006 Associate Professor (ad hominem promotion), Department of Chemistry, UCT.

2002

Sandler Sabbatical Fellow, University of California San Francisco, USA (with Jim McKerrow)

2002

Invited Professor, Université des Sciences et Technologies de Lille, France (with Jacques Brocard).

2001 – 2003

Senior Lecturer (ad hominem promotion), Department of Chemistry, UCT.

1999 – 2000

Wellcome Trust Visiting Fellow, University of Dundee, UK (with Alan Fairlamb).

1998

Wellcome Trust Visiting Fellow, University of Cambridge, UK (with Stuart Warren).

1997 – 2000

Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, UCT.
1996 – 1997 Contract Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, University of Cape Town (UCT).

1994 – 1996

Wellcome Trust (UK) International Prize Travelling Research Fellow, Department of Chemistry and the Skaggs Institute of Chemical Biology, Scripps Research Institute, United States of America (USA). Research with K. C. Nicolaou.

1994

Sir William Ramsay British Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Chemistry, University of Liverpool, UK. Research with Nick Greeves.

1992

Cambridge-Livingstone Trust Scholar and PhD Student, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom (UK). Research with Stuart Warren.

1987 – 1989

Technical Officer, Assistant Shift Manager, Development Chemist, Kafironda Explosives Limited, Mufulira, Zambia.

1983 – 1987

B.Sc. Ed. (chemistry with distinction), University of Zambia.

1978 – 1982

Secondary (High) School education at Mungwi Secondary School, Mungwi, Northern Province, Zambia.
1971 – 1977 Primary School education at Mitanto (Kitwe), Makoma (Luanshya and Muwele (Chief Chiundaponde, Mpika) Primary Schools, Zambia.