Congratulations Prof. Yeboah-Manu!!!

Professor Dorothy Yeboah-Manu has received the Royal Soceity Africa Award 2018 for her contributions and innovative approaches to understanding Mycobacterium ulcerans and Mycobacterium africanum, combining microbiology, genetic studies and epidemiology in the areas of her work.

Professor  Yeboah-Manu will receive an £11,000 grant towards her research project, a bronze medal and a gift of £1,000. 

Professor Yeboah-Manu is a Professor and Head of the Bacteriology Department.

The award

The Royal Society Africa Prize is to recognise research scientists based in Africa who are making an innovative contribution to the biological sciences, including basic medical science, which contributes significantly to capacity building in Africa.

The prize was previously the Royal Society Pfizer Award which was last awarded in 2016.

The next round of nominations will open in November 2018.

The management and entire staff of the Institute congratulates you for making us proud.


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