Afework Bekele

Afework Bekele is Professor at the Departments of Biology and Zoological Sciences at AAU. He is also Adjunct Professor at the University of Oslo.  At AAU, he served as Dean of the Faculty of Science; senate member; graduate program stream advisor and Chairman of the academic committee at the Department of Zoological Sciences. He was President of the Ethiopian Biological Society and Director of the Zoological Natural History Museum. He has published extensively.

Amha Kebede

Amha Kebede is Program Director at the African Society of Laboratory Medicine (ASLM). He has a PhD in Biomedical Science from Addis Ababa University and Leiden University, the Netherlands. He has worked at the Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI) for over 25 years as a full-time researcher. He was also the Director General for Research and […]

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Amare Gessesse

Amare Gessesse is an Associate Professor of microbial biotechnology at Addis Ababa University. He played a leading role in the establishment of the first biotechnology graduate training program at AAU that later evolved into the current Institute of Biotechnology. He also worked with other universities in Ethiopia contributing to the development of biotechnology training and research […]

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Alula Pankhurst

Alula Pankhurst is Ethiopia Country Director of Young Lives, a research project under the auspices of Oxford University. He was Associate Professor at Addis Ababa University, where he also served as Department Chairperson. He is member of a number of learned societies, and received several research awards, notably the ‘Research in Developing Countries Award’ Justus-Liebig University, […]

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