Kyle Smithers

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Last Known Position: 
Lung Study Intern, Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI)

Kyle Smithers

Position: 
SANTHE Intern, Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI), Durban, South Africa
Position Dates: 
Saturday, 1 October, 2016 to Friday, 9 December, 2016
Project Name: Mapping immune responses in a cohort of viremic controllers in Hiv-1 subtype c infection

Smithers’ project looked at the persistence of pathogens and evasion of host immune responses. His work focussed on the various immunological techniques employed in studying immune responses to HIV infection.

Supervisor(s): 
Professor Thumbi Ndung'u and Dr Catherine Koofhethile - Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI)