Abraham Gihawi

Abraham Gihawi

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Academic Background

My Academic background starts at the University of Lincoln studying for BSc (hons) Biomedical Science. My final year project there involved developing portable assays for bacteria and urobilinogen using smart phone technology.

From there I was employed in the Clinical Trials and Research Unit laboratory at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton. Whilst there I studied for my MSc in Cancer & Therapeutics at Queen Mary University of London. I carried out my project in molecular biology investigating drug resistance in breast and endometrial cancer cell lines. 

My current PhD position which involves using and developing high throughput metagenomic pipelines to search for pathogens within human cancer tissue sequence data.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

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