Aqeel Morris is a dedicated and accomplished professional in the field of reproductive biology, currently serving as a Ph.D. candidate and Research Officer at the University of Pretoria’s Obstetrics and Gynaecology department, stationed at the esteemed Steve Biko Academic Hospital (RBL).

Aqeel’s academic journey is marked by a profound commitment to unravelling the mysteries of the paternal genome and its intricate influence on pre-implantation embryos. His doctoral research delves into this fascinating realm, contributing valuable insights to the ever-evolving landscape of reproductive science. Aqeel’s expertise extends beyond the laboratory, as he has been actively engaged in clinical reproductive biology since 2017.

Over the years, Aqeel has lent his expertise to various clinics across South Africa, bringing his unique perspective and passion to the public sector of Assisted Reproductive Treatment (ART). His commitment to addressing the diverse reproductive needs of the population, particularly within the public healthcare system, highlights his advocacy for accessible and equitable reproductive care.

Aqeel has showcased his research at the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) on two occasions (2019 and 2021), solidifying his standing within the international scientific community. Furthermore, his contributions have been recognized in high-impact factor journals, reflecting the caliber and significance of his research endeavors.

Aqeel Morris stands as a beacon of inspiration in the field, a researcher and educator who exemplifies the intersection of passion and expertise in the pursuit of understanding and enhancing human reproductive processes.

Aqeel Morris