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Katharina Roltgen

Scientific Collaborator
Molecular Immunology Unit
Swiss Tropical Institute


Katharina Roltgen is a Scientific Collaborator and a post doctoral research fellow in Molecular Immunology Unit, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute,Basel, Switzerland. She received her PhD in Microbiiology from Swiss TPH. She also holds a position of Secretary of the Stop Buruli Consortium. Currently she is working under different projects related with Mycobacterium ulcerans.

Research Interest

Research focusses on development of point of care diagnostics for Buruli ulcer and Sero-epidemiological studies on the exposure of populations in endemic settings to Mycobacterium ulcerans.

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