Novel Njweipi Chegou

Stellenbosch University, South Africa

0000-0002-8690-1699

Novel N Chegou is an Associate Professor in the Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, at Stellenbosch University. Prof Chegou was trained as a Medical Laboratory Scientist, after which he completed a BSc.Honours degree (Cum Laude), Ph.D and postdoctoral training in the field of TB Immunology. He currently heads the Diagnostic Research Laboratory within the Stellenbosch University Immunology Research Group and his research group focuses on biomarkers for the diagnosis of TB, biomarkers of protective immunity against MTB and biomarkers for monitoring of the response to TB treatment amongst others. He is particularly interested in the development of simple, field-friendly point-of-care diagnostics and works on both pulmonary and extrapulmonary TB, including TB in children. Contact details: SU Immunology Research Group (www.sun.ac.za/Immunology), DST-NRF Centre of Excellence for Biomedical Tuberculosis Research and SAMRC Centre for Tuberculosis Research, Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University. Telephone +27 21 938 9953, E-mail: novel@sun.ac.za Google Scholar Profile: https://scholar.google.co.za/citations?user=C_U9NN4AAAAJ&hl=en LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/novel-n-chegou-phd-bba4633b/ ResearchGate Profile: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Novel_Chegou Twitter: https://twitter.com/novelchegou

Biography Updated on 12 February 2019

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