KCCR Scientist finds a place among NIH African Postdoctoral Training Initiative (APTI)
- Post by: Williams
- August 23, 2021
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Dr. Michael Frimpong, a lecturer at KNUST and senior Research Fellow at KCCR and a lecturer at the Department of Molecular Medicine, has been awarded a training fellowship for the second cohort of the African Postdoctoral Training Initiative (APTI) Fellows along with 9 other colleagues from seven African countries: Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda. He will spend an initial two years at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the NIH. During this period, he will be supported fully by the NIH while he develops a collaborative research project in microbiome and bioinformatics. He will return to KCCR, KNUST in his third year to establish his own research career and extend the collaboration between NIH and KNUST for a further two years, with support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF).