Stefanie Knopp, PhD

Function(s)
Scientific Project Leader

Organisational Entity
Helminths and Health

 

 

Research interest

 

  • Diagnosis, epidemiology and integrated control and elimination of neglected tropical diseases and helminth infections in particular.

 

Higher education and qualifications

 

  • PhD, 2010 in Epidemiology, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, University of Basel, Switzerland
  • Diploma, 2005 in Biology, Institute for Tropical Medicine, University of Tuebingen, Germany

 

Current professional activities at Swiss TPH

 

  • Project leader in the Ecosystem Health Sciences Unit (lead by Dr. Gueladio Cissé) in the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH), University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

 

Project involvement

 

  • Co-principal investigator (Co-PI) of the “Zanzibar Elimination of Schistosomiasis Transmission (ZEST)” project; financially supported by the University of Georgia Research Foundation Inc, which is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for this SCORE project;

  • PI of the ”Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) development for certification of schistosomiasis elimination project”; funded by the Commission for Research and Technology;

  • Co-Investigator of the “Interrupting seasonal transmission of Schistosoma haematobium in Tchologo and Bounkani regions, north-east Côte d’Ivoire” project; financially supported by the University of Georgia Research Foundation Inc, which is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for this SCORE project;


No highlight Publications selected.