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Priscilla Ankamaa Opare

Country of origin: Ghana Currently in: Ghana, Cape Coast General field of specialization: Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
Academic Background


2019 Undergraduate Other
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Vector-Leishmania-Host interaction – field sampling of aspirate and laboratory culture; vector collection, sorting, dissection, molecular analysis, etc

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Teaching assistant at the University of Cape Coast, Ghana.

Workshop and Conference Attended

2019 West African Centre for Cell Biology of Infectious Pathogens (WACCBIP), Ghana Building Partnerships Towards Healthcare Innovation For Africa
2018 West African Centre for Cell Biology of Infectious Pathogens (WACCBIP), Ghana Translating Molecular Research into Healthcare Solutions for Africa

Presentation given

Detection of Human-Pathogenic Coccidian Parasites (Microsporidia, Cryptosporidium, and Cyclospora) In Drinking Water Sources In Cape Coast Metropolis, Ghana
Lancaster University - Ghana
Event: 3rd Annual Meeting on Public Health and Infectious Diseases in Ghana
New Leishmania species and its potential new vector, responsible for cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) in south-eastern Ghana
University of Iowa, U.S.A
Event: Health Sciences Research Day
Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

Oct 2019
Departmental award for best graduating reseach student - Ghc 800.00 (eq. $147.87)
Aug 2019
Certificate of Participation
Scholarship provided by the African Research Academies for Women - Ghana (ARAW-G) to undertake a paid internship at the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research under their Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP)

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