Rahil Samlal

Ambassador - South Africa

Medical Microbiology

Rahil is an undergraduate student at the University of Pretoria studying a Bachelor of Sciences in Medical Microbiology with a subdiscipline in physiology. He was a finalist at Intel ISEF 2018, a participant at SIYSS 2018, attending the Nobel Prize Week subsequently. He is also the co-host of the Dialogue Podcast. His research focused on using biotechnology to drastically reduce the prevalence of diseases, developing cheaper and novel technologies to help fight lower quality of living in Africa and the rest of the world.

Rahil is honoured to be a part of SynthEthics as to him, it is important to be discussing and reviewing the dynamic field of biotechnology constantly with the rigorous input of ethical and philosophical discussions.