I am a passionate, loving, dedicated and hardworking person. I pride myself in being organised and being capable of working as a team member or a team leader. I exert keenness to participate in social and academic activities with my colleagues. I am considered an introvert, but acquired the right mind set and skills to embrace this innate characteristic to be able to improve my productivity and communication.

Skill Highlights

·      Teamwork

·      Interpersonal skills

·      Critical thinking

·      Adaptability

·      Customer service

·      Time management

·      Innovative

·      Organisational skills

·      Proficient in Microsoft Office


Human Molecular biology Unit, University of the Free State

Senior Officer (Medical Scientist)

July 2020 - Present

  • I am responsible for participating in laboratory maintenance, administration and quality management as well as performing specialized routine laboratory tests, data analysis and interpretation, preparing of reports, and interact with clients. I also provide technical training to postgraduate students as required as well as technical support for research projects.


Human Molecular biology Unit, University of the Free State

Research Assistant

January 2016 - Present (4 years 2 months)

  • I assisted in routine laboratory procedures (sample preparation, nucleic acid extraction, DNA quantification, Real-time PCR, data analysis, reporting of results and quality control). I also assisted in training students in the laboratory as well as provide key insight during discussions.


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2014 - 2017 (3 years)

  • I was the main hostess for ABSA at their suite located at the Free State Stadium. I was responsible for setting up of the suite, welcoming guests and ensuring the timely occurrence of events throughout the match.



University of the Free State

Master of Medical Science degree with specialisation in Human Molecular Biology (2016 - 2020).


University of the Free State

Distinction in Baccalaureus in Medical Science (Honours) with specialisation in Human Molecular Biology (2015).


University of the Free State

Baccalaureus Scientiae with distinction majoring in Human Molecular Biology (2012 - 2014).


Danville Park Girl's High School

Obtained a National Senior Certificate with distinction (2007 - 2011).

Honours and Awards

IX International Natural Sciences Tournament

Our team won the IX International Natural Sciences Tournament that was held in Tallinn, Estonia (2019).

University of the Free State

Best Junior Laboratory Paper presented at the Health Sciences Research Faculty Forum (2016).


Junior Achievement

Achieved credits in the Cambridge Exam (75 – 85 %).


Prestige Emerging Scholars Mentorship Program 2015


Member of the Golden Key International Honour Society.


De Kock, A. and Booysen, C. (2016). Screening for calreticulin mutations in a cohort of patients suspected of having a myeloproliferative neoplasm. South African Medical Journal, 106(12): 1260-1262.

Last Resume Update Jul 15, 2020
Address Bloemfontein, South Africa
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