DEPARTMENT OF BIOCHEMISTRY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY
i. Dr. C. Larbie: The HepatoRenal Research Group led by D Christopher Larbie is in active collaboration with the Dr.A.A. Oyagbemi from the University of Ibadan and Prof.B.O. Emikpe of University of Ibadan and KNUST School of Veterinary Medicine on various studies aimed at exploring the kidney and liver protective effect of medicinal plant local spices and indigenous vegetables. The collaboration has supported the training of 2 PhDs and 3 MPhil Biochemistry students.
DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY
1. Matt Dodd, a Professor of Chemistry in the School of Environment and Sustainability of Royal Roads University, British Columbia, Canada. visited the Department for two weeks for a research on metal speciation and bioaccessibility in Kumasi. He brought with him a couple of portable instruments including a Niton XL3t XRF analyzer for in situ analysis of metals in soil samples (contact person: Prof. Godfred Darko).