Lynn Morris heads the HIV Virology Section at the National Institute for Communicable Diseases. She holds a joint appointment as Research Professor at the Wits University and is a Honorary Senior Scientist (Humoral Immunity) at CAPRISA. She completed her undergraduate studies at Wits University and obtained a DPhil from the University of Oxford. Lynn is an NRF A-rated researcher who has made significant contributions to our understanding of how the antibody response to HIV develops. Her contributions have been recognised through several National and International Awards and she features on the Clarivate list of the highest cited researchers in the world.