Agathe Nkouawa, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

Departments & Organizations

School of Public Health: Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases


Agathe Nkouawa graduated with MSc in Biochemistry from the University of Yaounde I, Cameroon. She earned her PhD in Parasitology from the Asahikawa Medical University, Japan and was a postdoctoral fellow in the same University in Japan. Her main work was focused on the development of a simple and rapid molecular tool applicable on the field of developing countries for the differential identification of human Taenia species. She was then a postdoctoral associate in the Department of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases at the Yale School of Public Health. She is currently working with Dr. Christian Tschudi on the investigation of translation regulation in Trypanosoma brucei, the causative agent of human African trypanosomiasis.

Education & Training

PhD Asahikawa Medical University, Parasitology (2011)
MSc University of Yaounde I, Biochemistry (1999)
Postdoctoral associate Yale School of Public Health
Postdoctoral fellow Asahikawa Medical University

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