Khadija Said

Supervisors

Dr. Nelson Kibinge Prof. James Nokes Dr. George Githinji

Before joining the KEMRI-Wellcome Trust and IDeAL Funded Postgraduate Diploma studentship, Khadija had been in working in the medical industry as a Marketing Executive. She is an alumnus of the University of Nairobi with a Bachelor’s Degree in Microbiology and Biotechnology.

Currently, she is working on integrating the use of various software tools to understand RSV on a genetic level. This will feed into approaches and ideas for understanding transmission patterns and facilitate vaccine development.

She aspires to major in advanced epidemiology methods and leave a legacy through her substantial contribution to the research community.

Her pastime activities involve sociable kickbacks, baking and DIY projects.