Kofi Asibuo Amankwah got his undergraduate degree in Biology with a minor in Public Health at Santa Clara University. Prior to this he attended school internationally in Ghana working at a number of hospitals including Lister Fertility Center where he assisted with a caesarean section surgery. He worked at Santa Clara University in the lab of Dr. Craig Stephens to research antibiotic resistance in commensal and pathogenic E. coli. He currently serves as a biological technician in the Sharaf Lab with the aim of translating lipoprotein research into therapeutics.