Dr Sikhulile Moyo

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+267 390 2671

Dr Sikhulile Moyo

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Associated Institution: 
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Massachusetts, USA

Sikhulile Moyo is Deputy Laboratory Director at the Botswana-Harvard AIDS Institute Partnership (BHP) and a research associate with the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. His research interests are focused on characterisation of acute and primary HIV-1 subtype C infection,  HIV reservoir estimation studies, molecular epidemiology of HIV-1C, CMV and HBV infection, drug resistance, dynamics of viral evolution, design and evaluation of cross-sectional methods for estimating HIV incidence, including improved accuracy and incorporating analysis of HIV diversity and estimation of transmission time into multi-assay algorithms. He oversees the design and implementation of laboratory components of clinical trials, observational and surveillance studies and mentoring of students. Moyo is a member of the AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG)/International Maternal Paediatric Adolescent AIDS Clinical Trials (IMPAACT) laboratory technologist committee and serves as co-Vice Chair. He has made a number of significant contributions in the prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission studies and studies that have informed birth outcomes, health of HIV-exposed uninfected infants, surveillance of HIV incidence and monitoring of HIV mutations associated with drug resistance.