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Christopher Tarkaa

Country of origin



2022 - 2024 (AK11)


Pharma/Medical Technology/Research

Partner Company

Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH

Education/Academic Qualification:

  • Bachelor of Science in Biology, Benue State University (Nigeria)
  • Master of Science in Cell biology and genetics, University of Ibadan (Nigeria)

Professional Profile:

Christopher is a Molecular biologist and Bioinformatician. He is passionate about drug design and Africa’s genomics. Using bioinformatics tools, Christopher has identified compounds in plants that can inhibit malaria, inflammatory and cancer targets. Christopher is also interested in using genomic tools to study the molecular mechanism of the complex diseases that bedevil Africa.

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