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Fiifi Agyabeng-Dadzie

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I have always been interested in biotechnology and its application in the broad field of science. For my Ph.D., my training has been tailored to how to maximize sequence output on various platforms, how to analyze the sequence data, and to use such data in investigating the diversity within and between species. 



MSc. Biology - Valdosta State University

BSc. Agriculture - KNUST

Research Interests:

Cryptosporidium is a water-borne pathogenic Apicomplexan and is the second cause of diarrhea globally. There are 32 known species of Cryptosporidium with varying host specificity. My goal is to study the diversity of Cryptosporidium within a single host and to characterize recombination events. This will aid in improving identification methodologies, identification of new species or strains, and ultimately provide more information for the development of a vaccine for Cryptosporidium infections. 

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Professor of Environmental Health Science
Distinguished Research Professor

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