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Research & Institution

Institutional Contact

University of Abomey-Calavi

Department of Human Biology

Research Unit in Applied Microbiology and Pharmacology of natural substances, Research Laboratory in Applied Biology, Polytechnic School of Abomey-Calavi, University of Abomey-Calavi

Biography

Born on 23rd March 1988 at Abomey-Calavi (Benin), I am a Lecturer – Researcher (Senior Lecturer) in Microbiology at the Polytechnic School of Abomey-Calavi, part of the University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin. My research interests are related to molecular microbiology, hygiene and public health. Specifically, I am involved in antimicrobial resistance research in Africa, applications of microbiological techniques to the resolution of development problems and exploration of Benin’s flora for the treatment of infectious and non-communicable diseases. I am a resistance fighter. Science diplomacy is also a topic which is really close to my heart, especially as a West African scientist. I have established several strong scientific networks throughout the world, in order to make my country a better place to live with reduced burden of infectious diseases. I am a founding member of the Research Unit in Applied Microbiology and Pharmacology of natural substances, a part of the Research Laboratory in Applied Biology, Polytechnic School of Abomey-Calavi, University of Abomey-Calavi (www.e-urmapha.uac.bj). I am also the founding President of the Benin Young Academy of Science and the American Society for Microbiology Young Ambassador to Benin (2016-2019). In 2020, I have been elected as the American Society for Microbiology Country Ambassador to Benin. Since 2016, I am the World Academy of Sciences Young Affiliate. In 2020, I have been promoted as a Global Young Academy Member. 

Awards & Affiliations

Awards

Best Young Scientist to Benin

Youth Leadership Prize