College / University
University of Ghana
Bachelor of Science
Biochemistry, Molecular and Cell Biology, Immunology, Microbiology and Chemistry
Basic techniques in biochemistry, cell and molecular biology including electrophoresis, PCR, rt- PCR, gene cloning, bacteria transformation, protein, DNA and RNA isolation and purification, running of ELISAs, cell and tissue culture, Virus culture, chromatography and spectrophotometry, sterility and microbiological skills.
Projects / Research
- 03/2014 – 08/2014: "Molecular characterization of trypanosome infections in cattle in Ghana." Research Assistant, Department of Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Ghana
- 12/2011 – 05/2012: "Isolation and characterisation of microbes involved in Kombucha fermentation in Ghana." Bachelor’s thesis, Department of Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Ghana
- 10/2011 – 12/2011: "Transformation of bacteria-Escherichia coli strain HB101 using the plasmid Vector pUC19 employing antibiotic resistance screening and purification of cloned plasmid by electrophoresis." Mini project, Department of Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Ghana
- 06/2011 – 07/2011: Internship at the Department of Virology, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana. Worked under the national influenza surveillance project.
Scholarships / Awards
|2014 – 2015:||Stipend by the International Max Planck Research School|
|2010 – 2012:||Student Financial Aid Award, University of Ghana|