Niel Olivier
Mitacs-Globalink South Africa-Canada visiting Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Niel Olivier is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Stellenbosch University, RSA, who has been awarded a Mitacs Globalink internship in the Drögemöller lab. He previously completed his MSc in Biochemistry and PhD in Physiological Sciences at Stellenbosch University, RSA. His main research areas include cancer, immunity, pharmacogenetics, and personalized medicine.


  • Cancer
  • Immunity
  • Pharmacogenetics
  • Personalised medicine
  • Adventure motorcycling
  • Hunting/Fishing/Snowboarding


  • PhD in Physiological Sciences, 2017-2021

    Stellenbosch University, RSA

  • MSc in Biochemistry, 2015-2016

    Stellenbosch University, RSA

  • BSc (Hons) in Biochemistry, 2014

    Stellenbosch University, RSA

  • BSc Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, 2011-2013

    Stellenbosch University, RSA