Dr Priscilla Mante
Co-Chair, Global Young Academy (GYA)
Priscilla is a neuropharmacologist with expertise in drug discovery and neurogenetics. She has a PhD from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and postdoctoral training from the University of Michigan. Her research focuses on developing better therapeutic options for resistant epilepsy by reducing diagnosing costs and improving therapy based on patients’ genetics. Priscilla has received the International Rising Talent Award in 2019 for her research. She is a 2019 OWSD Early Career Fellow; a Fellow of the African Science Leadership Programme, an Affiliate of the African Academy of Sciences as well as The World Academy of Sciences. Priscilla is the current Co-Chair of the Global Young Academy.
11:30-13:00 7 December
Thematic session I./c Building bridges for early career scientists: global experiences on impactful leadership training and networking