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Doctor Sandra Chishimba

Research Assistant

Sandra is a Research Assistant who recently graduated from The University of Melbourne with a doctoral degree. She has a background in infection and immunity and is currently working on establishing the role of neutrophils in immunity to malaria. 

  • 2024: PhD, The University of Melbourne, Australia
  • 2012: MSc, Infection and Immunity, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Erasmus Medical Center (MC), The Netherlands
  • 2006: BSc, Medical Microbiology, University of Zambia, Zambia
  • 2024: The University of Melbourne Alumni
  • 2018: Australian Society of Parasitology
  • 2015 – 2018: Member of the American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH)
  • 2009 – 2015: Malaria Research Trust (Reviewer), Institutional Review Board/Ethics Committee (IRB/EC)
  • 2023: Research Assistant, Malaria Immunity and Vaccine Groups
  • 2022: The Mary Lugton Scholarship fund (PhD)
  • 2018: Melbourne Research Scholarship (PhD), The University of Melbourne
  • 2013: NUFFIC grant (PhD)
  • 2012: Infection and Immunity fund 2012 (student travel grant)
  • 2010: Infection and Immunity research grant (MSc)