Sophia Georghiou

Sophia Georghiou

Senior Scientist

Location Geneva, Switzerland

Programme Tuberculosis

Department Medical Affairs

About Sophia Georghiou

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. Her doctoral research focused upon the development and evaluation of next generation sequencing technologies for drug-resistant TB diagnosis.

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.