Avelin Aghokeng, PhD

Dr. Avelin Aghokeng, PhD, is a Virologist who works as a Aghokeng, Avelin 2016 120x160Scientist at the Institute for Research and Development (IRD) in Yaoundé – Cameroon and Montpellier – France. His work, in the field of HIV over the past 15 years, has been focusing on HIV-1 origin and the risk of emergence of similar new lentiviruses; the public health challenges of HIV virology in the context of resource-limited countries, including the assessment of viral genetic diversity and its evolution over time; accurate HIV diagnosis, access to treatment and monitoring, as well as the major issue of HIV drug resistance.