Felix E.Y. Aggor, PhD

Why did you choose the University of Pittsburgh?

I chose the University of Pittsburgh mainly because it offers a wide array of research opportunities that fit my interests and provides a nurturing opportunity for an aspiring Scientist. Moreover, the diversity of the Pitt community, the friendliness and beauty of the city were very appealing to me.

Doctoral Dissertation

Mechanistic Insights into the Roles of IL-22/IL-22RA1 Axis in Oral Antifungal Immunity

Education & Training

  • PhD in Microbiology and Immunology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2020
  • MPhil in Biochemistry,University of Ghana, Legon
  • BSc in Biochemistry, University of Ghana, Legon

Research Interests

Fungal immunology; Th17 cells/cytokines in extracellular infections and autoimmunity; Vaccine development