Research

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1. What is the population structure and genomic diversity of antibiotic resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates from Livestock in Ghana?” Funding Source: Cambridge-Africa ALBORADA Research Fund. Role: Co- Principal Investigator

2. Molecular Epidemiology of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Among Livestock and Farm Attendants. Funding Source: University of Ghana Research Fund Role: Principal Investigator

3. Prevalence of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Extended Spectrum Beta-Lactamase (ESBL) producing bacteria associated with surgical site infections in a military and civilian hospital in Ghana. Funding Source: Global Emerging Infections Surveillance. Role: Co-Principal Investigator

5. The development of a broad-spectrum anti-microbial product from medicinal plants. Funding source: Centre for Plant Medicine Research, Ghana. Role: Co-Investigator.

4. Phenotypic and molecular characterization of coagulase negative staphylococcal Isolates from nasal carriers and clinical infections Funding Source: The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), Role: Principal Investigator

6. Frequency of malaria and bacterial febrile illnesses in children attending selected health care centers in Ghana, Funding Source: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Role: Principal Investigator.

7. Prevalence and risk factors for streptococcal pharyngitis in children attending Princess Marie Louise hospital, Accra, Ghana. Funding Source: NMIMR, Graduate Research Scheme. Role: Co-Investigator

8. Epidemiology of Staphylococcus aureus in hospitals and communities Ghana, Funding Source: Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA)/Antibiotic Drug Use Monitoring and Evaluation of Resistance (ADMER) Role: Principal Investigator

Teaching / Supervision

1. Part-Time Lecturer, School of Biomedical & Allied Health Sciences, (Postgraduate Course on Assay of Potency of Antimicrobial Agents and Vaccines)

2. Guest lecturer, Department of Biochemistry Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Ghana (Postgraduate course on Bacteriology and Infections)

3. Supervision of several students with research work in antimicrobial resistance and molecular epidemiology of bacteria