WACCBIP Student receives Noguchi Graduate Research Scheme (GRS) grant
Mr. Selase Deletsu, an MPhil Part II student of the Department of Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology has been selected to receive support from the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) under its Graduate Research Scheme (GRS) to complete his MPhil programme. The total grant sum is Three Thousand and Five Hundred Dollars ($ 3,500.00).
Mr. Deletsu’s research is titled “Genotypic characterization of HIV-1 strains in plasma from HIV-1 infected persons in two regions of Ghana”.
The GRS is an offshoot of NMIMR’s training fellowship in infectious diseases at the Post-Doctoral level. The program seeks to enroll ambitious, talented and highly motivated young Africans at the Master of Philosophy (MPhil) level to work on innovative approaches to the control of the following diseases: Malaria, HIV/AIDS, TB, Buruli Ulcer, Neglected Tropical Diseases and other relevant research topics that will contribute to infectious diseases control efforts on the continent.