Ambassador of the Month


January 2019

This month we conducted a special video interview of Abdouramane Camara and Vicky Gent. Both ambassadors attended the 8th Infectious Diseases in Africa Symposium in November 2018, where they were selected as rapporteurs and provided summaries on Malaria and TB vaccines sessions.

Abdouramane Camara

Current position? PhD student in Immunology

Research Institute? Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology (IBMC), Strasbourg-France

Research interests? Immunology, Molecular biology, Infectious diseases

Vicky Gent

Current position? Graduate Assistant

Research Institute? Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya

Research interests? Immunomodulators, Vaccine development, Neuroimmunology


Interview by Cheleka AM Mpande

International Union of Immunological SocietiesUniversity of South AfricaInstitute of Infectious Disease and Molecular MedicineScience Education PrizesElizabeth Glazer Pediatric Aids Foundation