Justin is the current co-chair of the Global Schistosomiasis Alliance Research Working Group, co-founder of JRJ Health (a health-promoting association based in Cameroon), an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Division of Immunology of the University of Cape Town in South Africa and group leader of the Immunobiology and Helminth Infections (IBHI) research group between the University of Cape Town and the Centre for Research on Priority Diseases, IMPM, Cameroon. Justin graduated in Biochemistry and Public Health Biotechnology from the University of Yaoundé 1 in Cameroon, working on the impact of host genetics on antimalarial therapy efficiency.  He then completed a PhD in Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Wurzburg in Germany researching on the molecular bases of host-parasites interactions in the context of parasitic helminth infections with Tapeworms. He further trained on Helminth Immunology using murine models of Schistosomiasis and Hookworm infections at the University of Cape Town in South Africa and coordinated clinical schistosomiasis studies in the rural areas of its home country Cameroon as a research officer of the Ministry of Scientific Research and Innovation. Justin currently leads a research Group based within the Division of Immunology of the University of Cape Town and IMPM in Cameroon, focusing on the Immunology of Helminth infections aimed at defining better control strategies. His career received support from the German Research Foundation, the Claude Leon Foundation, the Academy of Science of South Africa, the National Research Foundation of South Africa, the Medical Research Council of South Africa, the Merck Global Health Institute, the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, the Poliomyelitis Research Foundation, the European Union via the European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership, The African Academy of Sciences and the Royal Society funded by the UK Government’s Global Challenges Research Fund.