Linda is an Associate Professor of Immunology in the Immunology Department of the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research at the University of Ghana. She studied Chemistry at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and obtained her PhD in Chemistry from Georgetown University in Washington DC, USA.
Her research at Noguchi centers around malaria elimination and focuses on diagnostics, asymptomatic infections, and gametocyte biology as well as the development of transmission blocking immunity. Linda is taking an integrated approach to both evaluate malaria transmission in the field and design new transmission blocking agents. She is very interested in developing and evaluating effective diagnostic tools that can aid in the identification of all Plasmodium species contained in symptomatic and asymptomatic infections.
Linda is the Principal Investigator for several grants obtained from the US-NIH, USUHS, US-NAMRU, the BMG Foundation as well as the French Embassy and the Jeans équipes associées à l’IRD (JEAI). She also serves as an investigator on an EDCTP project as well as a NIHR Global Health Research Group project.
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