Research Associate/Post Doctoral Researcher and Deputy Laboratory Director at the Botswana Harvard AIDS Institute, Harvard University

Dr. Sikhulile Moyo is the Research Associate & Deputy Laboratory Director at the Botswana Harvard AIDS Institute, where he is responsible for laboratory support of clinical trials, including supervision of an ISO accredited laboratory. He oversees the design and implementation of laboratory components of clinical trials, observational studies, and surveillance studies. His research focuses on characterization of acute and primary HIV-1 subtype C infection; molecular epidemiology of HIV-1C infection; dynamics of viral evolution; HIV drug resistance; 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. Dr. Moyo is a member of the ACTG/IMPAACT laboratory technologist committee.

Experience

  • –present
    Researcher, Stellenbosch University
  • –present
    Postdoctoral research associate, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
  • –present
    Research Associate, Botswana Harvard AIDS Institute

Education

  • 2016 
    Stellenbosch University, PhD in Medical Virology
  • 2006 
    Medical University of Sothern Africa (MEDUNSA), Master of Public Health
  • 2000 
    University of Botswana, Master of Science in Applied Microbiology