Global Health fellowship from the National Institutes of Health

Mentored research fellowship in innovative global health research to promote health equity for populations around the world
The Fogarty Global Health Training Program
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+267 390 2671

Dr Sikhulile Moyo

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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.