Konan Kanga

Konan Kanga

Konan Kanga is an International Baccalaureate (I.B.) recipient who came to Florida A & M University after receiving his bachelor degree at Florida State University. His love for science begin at an early age as he shadowed his father, Dr. Lambert H.B. Kanga throughout his laboratory. Konan was fascinated with research and wanted to make new discovery that could help improve human health. As a FAMU graduate student, he underwent the rigorous master’s program in cell and molecular biology and received his master degree in 2014. During his master’s program, Konan participated in various scientific research development workshops such as NIH grants writing, and wrote a funded grant that partially supported his research. Eager to achieve higher knowledge and understand, Konan embarked in the pharmaceutical science program at FAMU where he is currently seeking a PhD in pharmacology/ toxicology. Konan is well-focused, meticulous, reliable, brilliant, and hardworking individual. He is actively involved in research and the community while being a teacher’s assistant.
He is active in a variety of civic and cultural organizations including Leon County Humane Society, Alpha Kappa Mu Honor Society, Alpha Phi Omega National Service Fraternity Inc., African Student Association, American Cancer Society just to name a few. Outside of his professional interests, he loves to travel, write poetry, choreograph, and exercise.