Annual Event Speaker profile: Dr Phiyani Lebea

Dr Phiyani Lebea

Dr Phiyani Lebea is an experienced biochemist and molecular biologist with a seasoned background in R&D and in the private sector. His research interest is in the development of point of care diagnostics for veterinary diseases. He is the main coordinator of multi-country collaborative project for FMD in Southern Africa.  Phiyani is also the founder of TokaBio (Pty) Ltd which specialises in animal diagnostics assay and platform development. The main focus of TokaBio is the commercialisation and validation of a pipeline of point-of-care detection assays and services that have relevance to the African commercial environment and landscape.