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Paul ADEPOJU is a Nigerian scientist, academician, journalist, publishing author, geneticist, local content creator, and media entrepreneur.

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He currently teaches genetics and histopathology at Nigeria's Babcock University and he covers science, health, tech and development issues across Africa for The Lancet, Devex, SciDev.Net, CNN, Quartz and several other media outlets. He's also the founder of and is currently completing a doctorate degree in cell biology and genetics at Nigeria's premier university, the University of Ibadan. He has bagged several awards and he speaks at conferences in various parts of the world. As a researcher, he is fascinated with tuberculosis immunogenetics while as a journalist, he searches for stories that affect the lives of everyday Africans especially when such is from the continent’s scientific community.

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