Ogobara Doumbo is a professor of parasitology-mycology and a researcher at the University of Science, Technology and Technology of Bamako. He is the Director of the "Malaria Research and Training Center" Research Excellence Center and ICER-Mali-NIAID / NIH Malaria Vaccine Programs, and Chair of the Infectious Diseases Chair of the Doctors Mérieux of the Academies of Sciences and Medicine, France.
He was elected a foreign correspondent member of the National Academy of Medicine of France in 2008. He has received several awards for his research on malaria and tropical diseases, including the Christophe Mérieux Prize (France) in 2007, the Prince of Asturias Prize (Spain) in 2008, the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society Award (USA) in 2008 and the Inserm international prize (France) in 2013. Since 2016 he has been International Fellow of the American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, Fellow of the African Academy of Sciences and medalist of the Society of Exotic Pathology of France.
Ogobara Doumbo is co-author of three books and more than 600 international publications, quoted more than 16,000 times. He is a founding member of the Academy of Sciences of Mali. Ogobara Doumbo chairs the University Council of Segou, the Board of Directors of the Charles Mérieux Infectiology Center in Bamako and the Scientific Council of the IHU in Marseille, France. He is also a member of the Scientific Council of Fondation Mérieux, of the Strategic Orientation Council and of the Board of Directors of the Research Institute for Development in France.