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KNUST's Department of Biochemistry Calls for innovative research at their Inaugural Postgraduate Conference

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The Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) marked a significant milestone on Tuesday, August 29, 2023, with the successful culmination of its inaugural Postgraduate Conference. The event took place at the Regional Water, Environment, Sanitation Center Kumasi (RWESCK) Center of Excellence, KNUST, garnering enthusiastic participation from both students and faculty members.

The central objective of the conference was to create a vital platform for postgraduate students within the Department to showcase and deliberate upon the advancements in their respective thesis research endeavours. Beyond the presentation of research, the event fostered a vibrant intellectual exchange, encouraging the constructive critique of ideas, and nurturing a fertile environment for networking to thrive among both students and faculty.

Prof. Arthur

The conference commenced with a warm welcome address delivered by Prof. F.K.N. Arthur, the Conference Chair and a revered faculty member of the Department. Prof. Arthur's opening remarks set the tone for the day's proceedings, emphasizing the importance of scholarly collaboration and the pursuit of academic excellence.

Following this, the spotlight turned to Prof. Caleb K. Firempong, the distinguished Head of the Department. Prof. Firempong's insightful presentation, titled “Elevating Postgraduate Education in Biochemistry:

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