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Danielle Ladzekpo

Country of origin: Ghana Currently in: Japan, Sagamihara General field of specialization: Biological Systems and Organisms
Academic Background


2018 Master Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Biological Systems and Organisms

Publications resulting from Research: 

1. Ladzekpo, D., Kwofie, K.D., Kawada, H., Mikami, F., Tsuji, N., Iwanaga, S., Dadzie, S., Hatta, T. and Ishino, T., 2023. A possible circulation of a dominant Dibothriocephalus nihonkaiensis haplotype in Japan revealed by molecular analysis of clinical tapeworm samples. Parasitology International, p.102771

2. Kwofie, K.D., Hernandez, E.P., Anisuzzaman, Kawada, H., Koike, Y., Sasaki, S., Inoue, T., Jimbo, K., Mikami, F., Ladzekpo, D. and Umemiya-Shirafuji, R., 2023. RNA activation in ticks. Scientific Reports, 13(1), p.9341

3. Hernandez, E.P., Anisuzzaman, Alim, M.A., Kawada, H., Kwofie, K.D., Ladzekpo, D., Koike, Y., Inoue, T., Sasaki, S., Mikami, F. and Matsubayashi, M., 2022. Ambivalent Roles of Oxidative Stress in Triangular Relationships among Arthropod Vectors, Pathogens and Hosts. Antioxidants, 11(7), p.1254

4. Addae, C.A., Wiley, M., Pratt, C., Koehler, J.W., Addo, S.O., Mosore, M., Yeboah, C., Agbodzi, B., Ladzekpo, D., Tagoe, J.A. and Behene, E., 2022. Detection of Dugbe virus from ticks in Ghana. bioRxiv, pp.2022-04.

5. Nimo-Paintsil, S.C., Mosore, M., Addo, S.O., Lura, T., Tagoe, J., Ladzekpo, D., Addae, C., Bentil, R.E., Behene, E., Dafeamekpor, C. and Asoala, V., 2022. Ticks and prevalence of tick-borne pathogens from domestic animals in Ghana. Parasites & Vectors, 15(1), p.86

Current profession

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Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

Oct 2019
MEXT Research Scholarship
MEXT Scholarship is the most prestigious scholarship provided by the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan towards receiving a post-graduate degree at a Japanese institution.
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