Prof. Francis Adu is a lecturer in the Department of Pharmaceutics (Microbiology), Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, KNUST, Kumasi. He graduated with Bachelor of Pharmacy (Second Class Upper division) from KNUST, Ghana in October 1987. Mr. Adu had his M Phil, Pharmaceutics (Microbiology) at KNUST in 1999.
He taught HND and Certificate students from Kumasi Polytechnic from 1994 to 1999.
He is currently a part time lecturer in the University of Ghana Pharmacy School.
His research interests include: Modulation of bacterial resistance to antibiotics using natural products; Search for Antibiotics from antibiotic producing microorganisms; Efficacy of antimicrobial formulations; Microbiological quality of Food and Medicinal products; and The use of herbal medicines in the management of chronic infections (including Buruli ulcer, HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis B)