Wikistrat Expert Prof. Duca Karen

Prof. Duca Karen

CEO of Metanoia Research and Educational Solutions

Prof. Duca Karen is an Associate Professor in the department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. She is also the CEO and Co-Founder of Metanoia Research and Educational Solutions where they provides educational consulting services, and exchange program facilitation to tertiary educators and the private sector.

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Biography

Prof. Duca Karen is an Associate Professor in the department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. She is also the CEO and Co-Founder of Metanoia Research and Educational Solutions where they provides educational consulting services, exchange program facilitation, and research for K to tertiary educators and the private sector.

Previously she was an Affiliated Associate Professor in the department of Biomedical Science and Pathobiology at Virginia Polytechnic and State University. From 2006-2009 she was the Adjunct Associate Professor in the department of Biomedical Engineering and department of Biology at Tufts University where she focused her work on systems biology of host-virus interactions. Prior to that she as served in numerous teaching positions in the various departments of Biology and Chemistry.

From 1998-2000 she was the Postdoctoral Research Associate in the department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at the University of Wisconsin where she worked on the Design and implementation of controlled environments for monitoring viral propagation and evolution of vesicular stomatitis virus, murine hepatitis virus, and influenza A virus. Prior to that position she was the Consultant for the Laboratories for Molecular Neurosciences at McLean Hopital/Harvard Medical School.

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Academic Qualifications:
PhD in Biophysics and Structural Biology at Brandeis University MS in Chemistry at Northeastern University MBA in Finance at Capella University BS in Chemistry and German at the University of Massachusetts

Areas of Expertise:
Biological and Chemical Weapons
Biotechnology and Biochemistry
Global Health
Public Health
Biofuels

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