Duncan Njenda

Duncan Njenda

Research Specialist
Visiting address: Solnavägen 9, C9, 17165 Solna
Postal address: C1 Mikrobiologi, tumör- och cellbiologi, C1 Parasitology and CF Rothfuchs, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • Research Specialist
    I enjoy challenges in innovative research and aspire to make significant
    contributions that would address the global health concerns around infectious
    and non-infectious diseases.
    2016 - 2020- *Ph.d Medical Science *in Joint Ph.d program between Karolinska
    Institutet, Sweden and Stellenbosch University, South Africa
    2013 – 2015 *MSc. Med** **Sc. Medical Virology */(cum laude)/ University
    of Stellenbosch, Cape Town South Africa.
    2012-2012 *BSc.MedSc.Hons. Medical Virology*, University of Stellenbosch,
    Cape Town, South Africa
    2011-2011 *ABMA *certificate in Computer Engineering, Species College,
    2008-2010 *BSc. *University of Fort Hare, Alice, South Africa.


  • *Antiviral and antibiotics research*
    /Specialization and current Interests:-/
    /- Tuberculosis research:- High Throughput drug screening assays for
    Mycobacterium tuberculosis/
    /- Coronavirus research/:- /High Throughput drug screening assays for
    - /Retrovirus research/:- /HIV-1 drug sensitivity and drug-resistance/


All other publications


  • Research Specialist, Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology, Karolinska Institutet, 2022-

Degrees and Education

  • Degree Of Doctor Of Philosophy, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, 2020

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