Mr. Eric Bekoe Offei (BSc, Cape Coast, MPhil, KNUST)

Position: 
Assistant Lecturer
Email Address: 
eboffei@ug.edu.gh

Academic Qualifications

  • PhD. Student                                                -        Ruhr University Bochum, April 2017 - Date
  • MPhil. Human Anatomy and Cell Biology       -        Kwame Nkrumah Univ. of Science & Tech., 2014
  • BSc. Molecular Biology and Biotechnology      -        University of Cape Coast, 2006

Research Interest

Cellular morphology and molecular regulation of cellular homeostasis and its involvement in development and pathogenesis as well as molecular regulation of mammalian embryonic development

Current Research

  • Involvement of math6 in embryonic development with emphasis on its involvement in the development of pathologies such as developmental myopathies, neurodegeneration and disorders in placental development
  • The mechanism underlying autophagy regulation by math6
  • Involvement of math6 in cellular morphology

Recent Publications

  1. Brand-Saberi, B., and Offei, E. B. (2020). Skeletal Muscle Stem Cells. In Essential Current Concepts in Stem Cell Biology (pp. 77-97). Springer, Cham.
  2. Offei, E. B, Yang X, and Brand-Saberi B. “The role of autophagy in morphogenesis and stem cell maintenance.” Histochemistry and cell biology (2018): 1-12