Making healthy cereals

nanNana Baah Pepra-Ameyaw is a graduate student at Michigan State University and a Borlaug Higher Education for Agricultural Research and Development (BHEARD) scholar.
He received his masters degree from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and his bachelors degree from the University of Cape Coast in Ghana.

His research interests involve working with cereal grains to enhance their nutritional quality and functionality. He is particularly interested in sorghum grains and hopes that his research will promote their use in Africa.

After completing his studies at MSU, Nana hopes to take up a position in Ghana, where he can promote higher education and Agricultural research.

He produced this video about his research as part of an online class designed to help researchers better communicate what they do. It covers writing for the public and producing short videos such as this one.

The next free workshop is scheduled to start June 15. Enroll here.

The workshop takes a couple hours each week for four weeks. Those who successfully complete it receive a certficate of completion For more information about the free Plan, Produce, Share: Telling Your Research Story online workshop, contact David Poulson, the director of Michigan State University’s Translational Scholar program, at

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