Dr Denis Chopera PhD

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+27 (0) 31 260-4677

Dr Denis Chopera PhD

SANTHE Programme Executive Manager

Denis Chopera holds a BSc (Honours) degree in Biochemistry from the University of Zimbabwe, a MSc in Molecular and Cell Biology from the University of Cape Town and a PhD in Medical Virology from the University of Cape Town. Chopera underwent post-doctoral training at the University of Cape Town, Simon Fraser University and K-RITH. Prior to joining SANTHE, he was a lecturer and Research Career Advancement Fellow at the University of Cape Town. His research focused on immune-mediated HIV evolution and its impact on viral protein function.