Welcome Dr Beatrice O. Ondondo to International Research Journal of Public Health

Dr. Beatrice O. Ondondo (DPhil, Oxford University)
Department of Biomedical Sciences, School of Health Sciences,
Cardiff Metropolitan University, Llandaff Campus, Western Avenue, Cardiff, CF5 2YB

Biography & Research Interest

Welcome Dr. Beatrice O. Ondondo to Join the Editorial Board of International Research Journal of Public Health.

Cellular immunology; Mucosal Immunology; Clinical Immunology; Vaccine Design, Development, and Testing (Preclinical and Clinical); HIV/AIDS Immunology and Vaccinology; Molecular Biology; Virology; Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy; Cancer Biology; Immune Regulation; Animal Research Models; Toxicity Testing.

Educational Profile:
Academic Institution/ Degree awarded Dates
Oxford University, UK PhD (DPhil) in Clinical Immunology (Cellular Immunology and vaccinology) 2007
Kenyatta University, Kenya MSc, Chemistry & Molecular Biology 1998
Kenyatta University, Kenya BSc, Chemistry & Biochemistry (First class Honours) 1995

Professional Experience:
Employer/Job/title Dates
University of Southampton, Southampton, UK Research Fellow (Development of NK-cell based cancer vaccines) Nov 2015 – Jan 2016
Oxford University, Department of Clinical Medicine, Oxford, UK Senior Immunologist (HIV Vaccine Development) July 2012 – Oct 2015
School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK Research Associate (Cancer immunotherapy) Aug 2009 – June 2012
School of Medicine, Bristol University, Bristol, UK Research Associate (Cancer immunotherapy) July 2007 – July 2009
School of public health, University of Washington, Seattle, USA Visiting Research Scholar  January – March 2001
Faculty of Medicine, Nairobi University, Kenya Laboratory Scientist  (Kenya AIDS Control Projects) Mar 2000 – Sept 2003
International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Nairobi, Kenya Senior Research Technologist Nov 1998 – Feb 2000

Awards, Prizes and Scholarships
Date Award/prize/scholarship
June 2013: Young Investigators Award: Barcelona, Spain. Expenses plus a US $1000 personal award
Oct 2011: BSI travel award: Liverpool, UK
Mar 2007: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Global Health Travel Award: BC, Canada
Nov 2006: Institute of Human Virology (IHV) Travel scholarship: Baltimore, MD, USA
Jun 2006: NIH International Travel Grant: Santorini, Greece
May 2006: NFID International Travel Grant: Baltimore, MD, USA
Apr 2006: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Global Health Travel Award: Colorado, USA.
Mar 2006: WHO Travel Grant: Dakar, Senegal
Jul 2003: ORS (Overseas Research Studentship) Award: Universities UK, University of Oxford
Jun 2003: International AIDS vaccine Initiative (IAVI) award for a DPhil at University of Oxford
May 2002: Developing Solutions Scholarship Competition Award: University of Nottingham, UK
Sept 2000: Forgarty International Center and IARTP award: University of Washington, Seattle USA
Jun 1996: Graduate Research Fellowship: International Livestock Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya
Sept 1995: Academic merit award (MSc Scholarship): Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya


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