Synthetic Cafe – Ghana is a networking/meetup event that brings together researchers/scientists and students to discuss and learn about the recent advancements and developments in biotechnology and other emerging topics in the bio-sciences and medicine. As part of the first Synthetic Cafe – Ghana, two visiting researchers from the University of Cambridge, UK will both be speaking on what synthetic biology is and how it is aiding in the development of proteins and enzymes. Dr. Samuel Asamoah Sakyi, lecturer, KNUST will be speaking about the bio-science research ecosystem in Ghana as part of the event.
Prof. Jim Haseloff (Professor of Synthetic Biology, University of Cambridge/Department of Plant science) – Global Roadmap of Synthetic Biology.
Dr. Chiara Gandini (Researcher, University of Cambridge, Open Bioeconomy Lab) – Protein expression and recent advances in cloning techniques.
Dr. Samuel Asamoah Sakyi (Senior lecturer, KNUST/Department of Molecular Medicine) – Bio-science research ecosystem in Ghana.
Date: 19th July, 2019
Venue: Kumasi Hive, 2nd Turn Behind Mizpah School, Kentinkrono.