University of California, San Diego
Sophia is a molecular epidemiologist with postgraduate training in molecular biology (MS) and global health (PhD) from the University of California San Diego. She has over a decade of infectious disease research experience, working with many different academic institutions, clinical laboratories and industry partners, and has contributed to a diversity of NTD, HIV and TB research projects. Sophia joined the TB program at FIND in August of 2016. Her work has informed WHO review and guideline development group meetings as well as technical documents for the use and implementation of TB diagnostics.