Alumni

Mohamed Ahmed from Egypt, PhD Student. Graduated October 2019. Thesis title: “Exploring sputum independent host biomarkers for detection of Tuberculosis disease and monitoring treatment”

Rebecca Loose
from Germany, Bachelor Student. Graduated September 2017. Thesis title: "Assessing novel Bioinformatic approaches for analyses of polychromatic flow cytometry data"

Krutarth Patel from Germany, PhD student, Graduated 2017. Thesis title: "Development and evaluation of a urine based rapid molecular diagnostic test for pulmonary tuberculosis with potential for point of care: Cape Town cohort"

Mohamed Ahmed from Egypt, Master Student. Graduated October 2015. Thesis title: “Dissecting the dynamics of the Envelope-specific IgG response over the course of HIV infection“

Mkunde Chachage, from Tanzania, PhD student from 2010 to 2013. Graduated September 2013. Thesis title: „Immune system modulation by Infections with Helminths and HIV-1: Impact on pathogen-specific T cell responses, regulatory T cells and systemic Immune activation“

Francesco Nicoli from Italy, PhD student from 2010 to 2013. Graduated September 2013. Thesis title: „Immunogenicity and immunomodulatory properties of the HIV-1 Tat protein“

Ivy Gloria Mensah from Ghana, PhD student from 2010 to 2014. Graduated September 2014. Thesis title: „Biomarkers for disease progression and treatment; immunological profiles in individuals infected by different species of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex in Ghana“

Leigh-Anne Eller from USA, PhD student from 2010 to 2014. Graduated September 2014. Thesis title: “Acute HIV infection in non-subtype B populations: Viral dynamics, laboratory staging and early detection“

Myrna Benninghoff from Germany, MD student 2010 to 2015. Graduated October 2015. Thesis title: „Etablierung und Validierung eines molekularen Wurmdiagnostik-verfahrens am NIMR-MMRC Labor in Mbeya, Tansania: Stellenwert der Real- Time PCR in der Diagnostik von Wurmerkrankungen - Evaluierung und Ausblick“

Felicien Moukambi from Gabon, Master Student. Graduated September 2012. Thesis title: “Development and Optimization of a flow cytometry based (TAM-IGRA) method to study phenotypic and functional changes on Mycobacterium tuberculosis-specific T cells in order to identify potential diagnostic markers to discriminate active and latent Tuberculosis“