Ian Bathurst Global Health Travel Award recipient interviews

The Ian Bathurst Global Health Travel Awards were presented to 12 individuals studying parasitology in disease-endemic regions, to enable their attendance at Keystone Symposia’s January 2013 Malaria meeting in New Orleans.

Interviews with some award recipients are posted below.


Neils Ben Quashie

Research Fellow/ Lecturer, University of Ghana Medical School & Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, Ghana

Age: 41


Sameena Khan

PhD student, International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, India

Age: 28


Lemu Golassa Woyssa

PhD student, Jimma University, Ethiopia

Age: 40


Josea Rono

PhD student, Kenya Medical Research Institute - Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kilifi, Kenya

Age: 28


Sonam Vijay

PhD student, Senior Research Fellow, National Institute of Malaria Research, India

Age: 29


George Ayodo

Senior Research Officer, Kenya Medical Research Institute-University of Minnesota Malaria Project, Kisumu, Kenya

Age: 40 years


Simone da Silva Santos

Junior researcher, Fundação Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Age: 40


Reshma Korde Chopra

Post-doctoral Visiting Scientist, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Age: 32


Augustina Frimpong

MPhil Student, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research at the University of Ghana

Age: 26