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Virology & Mycology

Virology & Mycology
Open Access

ISSN: 2161-0517

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Keith R. Fowke

Keith R. Fowke

Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Manitoba, Canada and Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Canada

Biography
Dr. Fowke received his PhD in Medical Microbiology (1995) from the University of Manitoba (UM) and did a postdoctoral fellowship at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland (1995-1999).  In 1999 he was recruited to the UM’s Department of Medical Microbiology and is currently a full professor and the Head of the Department.  He is also cross appointed with the Department of Community Health Science (UM) and the University of Nairobi’s Department of Medical Microbiology.
Research Interest

The Viral Immunology Laboratory is currently focusing on three major areas of research. The first is determining the immunological phenotype and genetic expression of CD4+ T-cells in individuals who are resistant to HIV infection or those who are infected but able to control their viral replication.

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