Skye Fishbein ’12 has received a Fulbright grant to perform research at Stellenbosch University in South Africa. Her research project will look at interactions between TB and HIV in patients with both (“A Study of the Synergy between Mycobacterial Infections and HIV in Capetown, South Africa”) . She also plans to volunteer with the Kick TB program, which empowers children with an awareness of TB/HIV through an integration of soccer and public health awareness. She graduated with a BS/MS in biology and a minor in mathematics.
For more about the program and other Brandeis winner, see story at Brandeis NOW.