Dr. Tetteh Abbeyquaye received his BSc. (Honors) - Medical Biochemistry in 1998 from the University of Birmingham in England and his Ph.D. in Genetics and Molecular Biology in 2004 from Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts. He then did postdoctoral fellowships in the Cell Biology Department at Harvard Medical School and Pathology Department at the Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM). Tetteh’s research interests included signal transduction during eye/wing development of drosophila melanogaster (fruit fly), epithelial to mesenchymal transitions during embryogenesis, and Ras/MAPK signaling.
Now teaching full-time, Tetteh is a Professor of Chemistry and an Adjunct Professor of Biology at the Quinsigamond Community College in Worcester, Massachusetts. Tetteh has a wealth of leadership experience with non-profit organizations operating in Ghana and the US. He is currently the 1st Vice President of the GSTS Alumni Association (Global) and founding member of the GSTS Alumni Association of North America serving as its General Secretary/Deputy Gen. Secretary for several years. Tetteh is currently a Board member of the Pilot Scholars Program, an educational non-profit organization that he founded with his late brother to supports students from the Western Region of Ghana with scholarships and enrichment programs. Tetteh is also the founder and CEO of Trumpet Africa Productions Ltd and produces movies in his spare time.