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Osbourne Quaye

Senior Lecturer
Department of Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology
University of Ghana

Osbourne Quaye


Osbourne Quaye is currently working as a Senior Lecturer in Department of Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Ghana.

Research Interest

Zoonotic transmission of gastro-viral agents and the effect of animal gastro-viruses, such as rotavirus, on vaccine development and efficacy. Discovery and characterization of medicinal plants as anti-gastro-viral agents. Identification and characterization of flavin-dependent enzymes in infectious disease agents as probable/potential drug targets.


  • Gautam, R., Lyde, F., Esona, M. D., QuayeO., and Bowen, M. D.(2013); Comparison of PremierTMRotaclone®, ProSpecT™, and RIDASCREEN® Rotavirus Enzyme Immunoassay Kits for Detection of Rotavirus Antigen in Stool Specimens; Journal of Clinical Virology, 58(1): 292-294.

  • Quaye, O., McDonald, S., Esona, M., Lyde, F., Gentsch, J. and Bowen, M. (2013); Detection of rotavirus G9P[4] strains in three Latin America Countries; Surveillance during the 2009-2010 rotavirus season; EmergingInfectious Diseases, 19(8): 1332-1333.

  • Mijatovic-Rustempasic, S., Tam, K. I., Kerin, T. K., Lewis, J. M., Gautam, R., Quaye, O., Gentsch, J. R. and Bowen, M. D. (2013); Sensitive and Specific Quantitative Detection of Rotavirus A by One-Step Real-Time Reverse Transcription PCR Assay without Antecedent dsRNA Denaturation; Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 51(9): 3047-3054.

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