Bior Samuel Nathaniel Garang, MS
Co-Founder & Chief Technical/Technology Officer of Leprosy and Neglected Tropical Diseases Organization South Sudan (LANDOS)
Bior Garang is a South Sudanese Microbiologist who passionately believes in positive societal roles that African scientists can play in empowering their communities. He is the Co-Founder & Chief Technical/Technology Officer of Leprosy and Neglected Tropical Diseases Organization South Sudan (LANDOS), an organization that advocates and finds dignity and self-reliant solutions for Tropical and Neglected diseases afflicted persons and communities in South Sudan.
Bior is an unusual Biological scientist with wide-ranging abilities & interests. Amongst his most unusual self-taught engagements, is scientific instrument-making, which plays a big role in his current research works, Before forming Leprosy and Neglected Tropical Diseases Organization South Sudan, Bior was the First American Society for Microbiology (A.S.M) Young Ambassador to South Sudan, and Chair of the A.S.M Young Ambassador’s Applied and Environmental Science Journal club. He also in addition to these responsibilities concurrently held senior leadership roles in various community-based non-profit Organizations. Bior is also an active community mobilizer and frequently engages in youth & women empowerment community activities with a focus on social strengthening. Bior has a B.Sc. in General Microbiology and is currently pursuing An M.Sc. in the same field.