Training Years: 2013-2014
Training Site: University of Ghana
Mentors: Jonathan Stiles, PhD
Title: CXCL10 Gene Promoter Polymorphism -1447A > G is Associated with Susceptibility to Malaria in Ghanaian Children
Project Objectives: To demonstrate that variation in the individual microRNA profile greatly impacts susceptibility to malarial infection.
NIH Support: Fogarty scholars doctoral training award