Duncan Njenda

Duncan Njenda

Research Specialist

Research Specialist

About me

I enjoy challenges in innovative research and aspire to make significant contributions that would address the global health concerns around infectious and non-infectious diseases.

Research description

Antiviral and antibiotics research

Specialization and current Interests:-

- Tuberculosis research:- High Throughput drug screening assays for Mycobacterium tuberculosis

- Coronavirus research:-  High Throughput drug screening assays for SARS-Cov-2

- Retrovirus research:- HIV-1 drug sensitivity and drug-resistance


2016 - 2020- Ph.d Medical Science in Joint Ph.d program between Karolinska Institutet, Sweden and Stellenbosch University, South Africa

2013 – 2015 MSc. Med Sc. Medical Virology (cum laude) University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town South Africa.

2012-2012 BSc.MedSc.Hons. Medical Virology, University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa

2011-2011 ABMA certificate in Computer Engineering, Species College, Zimbabwe

2008-2010 BSc. University of Fort Hare, Alice, South Africa.