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 programs. He is a founding member of the Biological Society of Ethiopia. He is the recipient of several research grants from local and international funding agencies, has broad research collaboration with local and international scientists, and 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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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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Almaz Abebe

Almaz Abebe is a virologist by training and works at the Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI). She obtained her MSc and PhD in Virology from Karolinska Institute, University of Stockholm, Sweden and Academic Medical Centre (AMC), University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, respectively. She has been working as Senior Research Advisor at the Ethiopian Public Health Institute […]

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