Cheleka Mpande BS

University of Cape Town

Cheleka Mpande (from Zambia) holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry and Microbiology, and a Bachelor of Science (Medical) Honours degree in Infectious Diseases and Immunology from the University of Cape Town. She is currently pursuing a PhD Degree specialising in Clinical Sciences and Immunology at the University of Cape Town. Her research focus is on Tuberculosis Immunology, particularly on understanding classical T cell memory, activation and functional kinetics during asymptotic Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection. She is the Junior Communications Officer for Immunopaedia and helps with loading content on the site.