Arinze E. Okafor


Morton H. Friedman Graduate Fellow, Biomedical Engineering


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M.Sc. with Distinction in Molecular Genetics and Diagnostics (University of Nottingham, UK, 2018)

B.Sc. in Human Physiology (College of Medicine at the University of Lagos, Nigeria, 2016)

Research Interests

Stem cells, Regenerative Medicine, Precision Medicine


Fun fact: I am insensitive to spice. I can literally chew raw scotch bonnet peppers, take a glass of water, and smile for the camera.


Hobbies: Music (classical, afrobeat), playing the piano, food (cooking new recipes. I specially love African and Mexican recipes) and written poetry.


Photo credit: Anthony Aigbomian, Omonstony Photography