Dr. (Mrs.) Sandra Abankwa Kwarteng


Dept: Theoretical and Applied Biology
Department of Theoretical and Applied Biology
Faculty of Biosciences
College of Science

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Research Areas/Interests

  With a broad background in Entomology and expertise in vector biology, my research endeavours have spanned various areas of infectious disease...~more

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Grants/Funds Awarded

2024                            Co-Investigator

Mainstreaming Gender in Higher Education: A Prerequisite for Advancing Science, Technology, and Innovation in Ghana.

Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology, and Innovation (MESTI), Ghana.


2022-2023                   Principal Investigator

Aedes-borne Arbovirus Study (ABAS)

Do national parks and non-human primate sanctuaries contribute to the prevalence of Aedes-borne arboviruses in Ghana?

Multidisciplinary Award KNUST Research Fund (KREF)-KNUST


2022-2023                   Co-Investigator

Laboratory and Experimental Hut Evaluation of a Plant-based Insecticide in Ghana.



2017-Present               Co PI- Mosquito and Tick-borne Infections Surveillance  

                                    Investigating viral and bacterial prevalence with their respective arthropod vectors inherent to the Kumasi Metropolis.

                                    Naval Medical Research Unit Three (NAMRU3), School of Public Health, KNUST


2014-2017                   Co-Investigator

The role of Lysinibacillus sphaericus in malaria control: a community trial in Kumasi, Ghana (Bti and Bs).

EOD Working Group


2014                            Principal Investigator

Identifying missed opportunities of tuberculosis identification in cattle and pigs as a result of limitations in routine physical diagnostic at the Kumasi Abattoir to inform policy.

African Programme for Advanced Research Epidemiology Training (APARET).


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