Johan Georg Visser

Postdoctoral Fellow - Molecular Immunology
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Academic interests

  • Translational Research
  • Immunology
  • T-cells
  • Macrophages
  • Intercellular communication
  • Host-pathogen interactions
  • Drug Delivery mechanisms

Background

  • 2021 - present Postdoctoral Fellowship, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Scientia Fellows Scholarship, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway.
  • 2020 - 2021 Senior Research Scientist, Biotech Africa (African Reagents Design), Cape Town, South Africa.
  • 2017 - 2019 PhD Immunology and Drug Delivery, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Department of Physiology, Stellenbosch University, South Africa. Disputation date: 06.02.2020
  • 2015 - 2016 MSc (Cum Laude) Immunology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Department of Physiology, Stellenbosch University, South Africa.
  • 2014 Bachelor of Science (Hons) Cardiotoxicity, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Department of Physiology, Stellenbosch University, South Africa.
  • 2011 - 2013 Bachelor of Science Physiology with Psychology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Department of Physiology, Stellenbosch University, South Africa.

Awards

  • Most Innovative Methods, Physiological Society of Southern Africa
  • Wyndham Presentation Competition, 3rd place, Physiological Society of Southern Africa

 

Selected publications

Visser, JG., Van Staden, AD. & Smith, C. 2019. Harnessing macrophages for controlled-release drug delivery: Lessons from microbes. Frontiers in Pharmacology.
Visser, JG. & Smith, C. 2018. Development of a transendothelial shuttle by macrophage modification. Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine.
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