Kerisha Batohi is currently an Upstream Scientist within the Science and Innovation Department at Biovac,

where she forms part of the antigen production team involved in the development, optimisation, scale-up, purification and technology transfer of the production of target API’s. Her undergraduate degree was obtained in Australia and her postgraduate degree obtained at UKZN where she focused on medical microbiology. Her interests lie in the development and production of vaccines and the urgent need to get it to Africa by Africans.