Jantina De Vries

Position: Senior Researcher

Email: jantina.devries@uct.ac.za

Project(s): Africa Ethics Working Group

Jantina is a Senior Researcher in Bioethics at the Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town (UCT) and also Chairs the H3Africa Working Group on Ethics where she provides the steering committee and ELSI2.0 members with valuable insight and experience in conducting and managing genomics research across African countries.

Five different H3Africa grants are held by researchers at UCT, involving genomics research across multiple African populations. All of these are heavily involved in H3Africa policy decisions, which include many considerations about fairness for African genomic scientists.