Education and Appointments:

1971-1977 Primary School education at Mitanto (Kitwe), Makoma (Luanshya and Muwele (Chief Chiundaponde, Mpika) Primary Schools, Zambia
1978-1982 Secondary (High) School education at Mungwi Secondary School, Mungwi, Northern Province, Zambia
1983-1987 B.Sc. Ed. (chemistry with distinction), University of Zambia
1987-1989 Technical Officer, Assistant Shift Manager, Development Chemist, Kafironda Explosives Limited, Mufulira, Zambia.
1989-1992 Cambridge-Livingstone Trust Scholar and PhD Student, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom (UK). Research with Stuart Warren.
1992-1994 Sir William Ramsay British Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Chemistry, University of Liverpool, UK. Research with Nick Greeves.
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.
1996-1997 Contract Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, University of Cape Town (UCT).
1997-2000 Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, UCT.
1998 Wellcome Trust Visiting Fellow, University of Cambridge, UK
(with Stuart Warren).
1999-2000 Wellcome Trust Visiting Fellow, University of Dundee, UK (with Alan Fairlamb).
2001-2003 Senior Lecturer (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).
2004-2006 Associate Professor (ad hominem promotion), Department of Chemistry, UCT.
2006-date Full Member, Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine (IIDMM), UCT.
2007-date Full Professor (ad hominem promotion), Department of Chemistry, UCT.
2008-date Tier 1 South African National Research Chair in Drug Discovery under the South African Research Chairs Initiative
2008 US Fulbright Senior Research Scholar, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, USA (with Doron Greenbaum), Jan-June 2008
2008 Visiting Professor, Pfizer Global Research & Development (Sandwich, UK), Sep-Dec 2008.
2009- Director, South African Medical Research Council Drug Discovery and Development Research Unit
2010- Founder and Director, UCT Drug Discovery and Development Centre (H3-D)

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