Brief Biography (English)
Prof Yasien Sayed is based at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. He is the Director of the Protein Structure-Function Research Unit (PSFRU) which is recognized by the University Research Council (URC). The PSFRU is located in the School of Molecular and Cell Biology, Faculty of Science. Prof Sayed has an interest in protein biochemistry which includes the structural and functional characterization of proteins. He has a special interest in HIV proteins, notably HIV-1 proteases.