CoBReG Newsletter November 19, 2019

Convention of Biomedical Research Ghana


November 17, 2019

PCR Workshop at KNUST, Kumasi

Acquiring practical skills in molecular techniques

A 3-day hands-on training workshop on Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) technique was organized at the Virus Research and Molecular Biology Laboratory of the Department of Clinical Microbiology, School of Medicine and Dentistry, From the 13th to the 25th of November 2019

The workshop drew participants from the Colleges of Health Sciences, Science and School of Pharmacy at the KNUST. There were also participants from the University of Cape Coast, Center for Plant Medicine Research, Akwapim Mampong. The workshop was organized following feedback obtained from participants of a previous training workshop on PCR and the recently held College of Health sciences – Convention of Biomedical Research Joint conference in July 2019.

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President’s Welcome

Professor George Acquah-Mensah

The Convention of BioMedical Research, Ghana (CoBREG) was previously known as the Ghana Biomedical Convention. It is a culmination of efforts dating back to the summer of 2007 at pooling together research and related efforts of scientists in Ghana and beyond towards local development and capacity building.

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You are welcome to join our Slack community chat rooms, a space for mentorship and networking. Communicate with graduate students, researchers, and professionals from a variety of biomedical fields. We have channels for different academic topics and research interests.

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Kindly send us any info you may have on funding opportunities, meetings, workshops and/or conferences, so we can share on our CoBReG platforms. Additionally, if you are recruiting/hiring, we are more than happy to advertise it on our website and in the newsletter.

Kind regards

Nana Pepra-Ameyaw, Ph.D.