Prince Saforo Amponsah

PhD Student

Curriculum vitae:

  • 09.2013 – 11.2015: M.Sc. Molecular Biosciences (Major Cancer Biology) at Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg and The German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg (Germany). Thesis Supervisor: Prof. Ingrid Herr
  • 09.2011 – 12.2011: B.Sc. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Academic exchange) at Carleton University, Ottawa (Ontario) (Canada). Supervisor: Prof. Bill Willmore
  • 08.2008 – 05.2012: B.Sc. Biochemistry at University of Ghana, Legon (Ghana). Thesis Supervisor: Dr. Kwadwo Asamoah Kusi



  • Pei Fan, Li Liu, Yefeng Yin, Zhefu Zhao, Yiyao Zhang, Prince S. Amponsah, Xi Xiao, Nathalie Bauer, Alia Abukiwan, Clifford C. Nwaeburu, Jury Gladkich, Chao Gao, Peter Schemmer, Wolfgang Gross, Ingrid Herr. miR-101-3p reverses gemcitabine resistance by inhibition of ribonucleotide reductase M1 in pancreatic cancer. Cancer Lett. 2016 Jan 28. doi:10.1016/j.canlet.2016.01.038. [Epub ahead of print]



  • Amponsah P.S., Dickson E.K., Dodoo D., and Kusi K.A. (2014). Towards an efficacious malaria vaccine: relationship between proxies used to evaluate immune effectiveness and protection in malaria. YRLS Conference, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France