Julian Sithembekile Peters

Researcher

Julian Sithembekile Peters is serious about science. She is pursuing a master's degree in clinical immunology with the University of Cape Town. She got her honours (cum laude), in biotechnology in 2008 and was awarded the prestigious South African Women in Science and Education scholarship; the Golden Key International Honour Society counts her as a member. In 2007, Peters undertook an internship as a research assistant in the Institute of Microbial Biotechnology and Metagenomics (IMBM) Laboratory where she focused on the immune system's response to disease and is hoping to concentrate specifically on HIV soon. � Percy Mabandu

Lunch spot: Fish of the Rocks, Hout Bay, Cape Town