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Bernard Okech

Research assistant scientist, College of Public Health and Health Professions department of epidemiology and statistics

Member, Emerging Pathogens Institute

College of Public Health and Health Professions

College of Public Health and Health Professions Department of Epidemiology and Statistics

Okech’s research seeks environmentally responsible ways to disrupt pathogen transmission by mosquitoes. He has executed extensive tests to inhibit the amino acid transport process in mosquitoes to suppress mosquito larval growth and thus halt malaria transmission in humans.