Bacterial & Drug Resistant Infection

Don Kalonga, MSc Intern

Overview

Don Kalonga is an MSc Intern under the Statistical Support Unit (SSU) and Bacterial & Drug Resistant Infection (BDRI) research group at MLW. He is currently studying for a MSc in Biostatistics at University of Malawi – Chancellor College.

His research project is about spatio-temporal modelling of the 7 sub-lineages of H58 Salmonella Typhi so as to contribute to the solution of mitigating further outbreaks of antibiotic resistance typhoid fever in Malawi. His goal is to do a PhD in Biostatistics or Data Science where he wants to specialise in spatio-temporal disease modelling.


Projects

Project Title:
Spatio-temporal modelling of the 7 genomic sub-lineages of H58 Salmonella Typhi in Blantyre, Malawi.

Supervisors:
Dr. Marc Henrion
Professor Nicholas Feasey