Dr Lawrence Ayong, Cameroun in Yaoundé.

Dr. Lawrence Ayong is chief of service and head of the Malaria Research Unit at Centre Pasteur of Cameroon. He obtained his PhD in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Central Florida, USA, followed by postdoctoral training in molecular parasitology at the University of Georgia Athens, USA. He then moved to the Institut Pasteur Korea in South Korea, where he served as head of the Antimalarial Drug Discovery group for three years before returning to Cameroon to initiate his own research group with initial funding from the Institut Pasteur International Division. His research revolves around the discovery of new diagnostic and preventive tools to help accelerate malaria control and elimination globally.

Laboratory for Malaria Research