Dr Amma Larbi holds a PhD in Immunology, an MSc in Clinical Microbiology and BSc in Biochemistry from KNUST. She conducted her Masters and PhD research at Noguchi memorial Institute for medical (NMIMR), University of Ghana, Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA and Weill Cornell Medical School, Department of Infectious Diseases, NY, USA. She is a member of professional bodies such as Ghana Science Association, Ghana Immunological society, Organization for Women in Science for the developing world, BioStruct-Africa, International Society for Infectious diseases, and American Society of microbiology. Her research interests span broadly on host-pathogen interactions, immunology of infectious diseases, Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) and Genomics. Her current research is focused on the role of microbiome in NTDs as well as malaria genomics.