Mzamo Mnikathi | Intern

Mzamo holds an MSc in Ethnobotany (phytochemistry and bioactivity of medicinal plants) and an honours degree in Biological Sciences from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. Mzamo has foundational knowledge in various disciplines including plant and animal physiology, molecular biology and ecology. During his MSc studies, he participated in several ecological studies as a field assistant where he developed his keen interest in environmental monitoring. Through his internship at the INR, Mzamo aims to apply his molecular biology skills to solving the many environmental issues currently facing South Africa