Stephane is an early career researcher based in Cameroon. With a background in Molecular Biotechnology (MSc.) and Biological Analysis (BSc.), he conducted a study to demonstrate the potential of endophytic fungi as biological control agents and source of cheap and environmentally friendly nematicides for the management of two damaging plant-parasitic nematodes: Radopholus similis and Pratylenchus coffeae. His current research interest includes the screening of novel, cheap and environmentally friendly biologically active compounds from microorganisms and the development of cost-effective and widely accessible plant propagation methods. He joins the Open Bioeconomy Lab project as a Researcher with the MboaLab in Yaounde, Cameroon.