Ammar Danazumi

Ammar Danazumi, BSc

Graduate student

Ammar was a student in the Master's in Biotechnology course at the Warsaw University of Technology. He was awarded a studentship in the Łukasiewicz Programme from NAWA Poland.

Ammar joined the lab to pursue a Master's thesis on FAST protein and its interactions, as well as to further develop his interests and projects on combating tropical infectious diseases.

In the winter semester 2021/2022, Ammar participated in Erasmus exchange in Groningen, NL.

Ammar won a competitive studentship for the year 2022/2023 in the BioLAB programme administered by Fulbright Poland which allows talented MSc or PhD students from Poland to spend a year working in a US laboratory. Ammar was offered the BioLAB studentship to join Engin Özkan lab at the University of Chicago, USA.


Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria. (2014-2018)

Scientific Experiences

  • Internship at Institute for Agricultural Research, Zaria.
  • Bachelor Thesis: Evaluation of the effect of T. occidentalis leaf extract combined with ascorbic acid on body weight, relative liver weight and hemoglobin concentration of 2, 4-dinitrophenylhydrazine induced anaemic mice.

Scientific Interests

  • Molecular Biology
  • Structural Biology
  • Neglected Tropical diseases
  • Bioinformatics


  • Travelling
  • Writing
  • Football