Prof Thavendran Govender
Prof Thavendran Govender graduated from the University of KwaZulu Natal South Africa, in 2005 under the supervision of Hendrik G. Kruger and Glenn E. M. Maguire. He undertook postdoctoral studies at Uppsala University, in Sweden, with Prof. P. I. Arvidsson. In 2007, he began his academic career at the University of KwaZulu Natal. He is currently a Research Professor in the College of Health Sciences and is the Director of the Catalysis and Peptide Research Unit. He has published about 250 papers thus far and is currently starting up a spinoff company from his research.