Godfred Yaw Boanyah (Ghana)

Godfred Yaw Boanyah

Research Project: Studies on the role of Anopheles symbiotic microsporidia as malaria transmission blocker.

Godfred Yaw Boanyah is a PhD researcher being supervised by Dr. Jeremy Herren (icipe), Dr Tullu Bukhari (icipe), and Prof. Lizette Koekemoer (University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa). His research work aims to determine the dynamic temperature and humidity effects on Microsporidia MB density, the viability of forced inoculation using spores homogenates from infected testes and determine Microsporidia spread through uninfected populations upon the release of infected mosquito populations in population cages. Godfred Yaw Boanyah holds a BSc Biological Science degree and MPhil. in Clinical Microbiology, both from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi-Ghana.