The Department of Biochemistry at the University of Oxford has published a special comic-style booklet to celebrate one hundred years of remarkable biochemistry research and discoveries. It features its most eminent members, including Sir Ed Southern (on page 56), who is also KT's founder. Enjoy!
Dr Claudia Canales Holzeis, KT Chief Executive, presented the ‘KT model’ at a side event of the COP28, organised by IAP, Save the Children, CICERO and GERICS. The side event, UN Climate Change and Health: How can policy address health impacts of climate change and air pollution?, streamed live on the 2nd December 2023.
Congratulations to Dr Emmanuel Yaw Owusu on his PhD graduation from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana, held on the 24th November. His PhD thesis is titled: “Introgression of extra-early maturing genes into Striga gesnerioides and Aphid craccivora resistant cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (l.) walp) varieties using marker assisted backcrossing”. He was being supervised by Professor Richard Akromah, Drs Francis Kusi and Alexander Wireko Kena. KT wishes Dr Owusu all the best for the future!
Congratulations to Dr Patrick Attamah on his PhD graduation from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana, held on the 24th November. His PhD thesis is titled: “Pyramiding two different sources of aphid resistance genes into a farmers’ preferred cowpea variety using marker assisted backcrossing”. Dr Attamah was being supervised by Professor Richard Akromah and Drs. Alexander W. Kena and Francis Kusi. KT wishes Dr Attamah all the very best for the future!
A new edition of KT's newsletter has been published. This is issue is dedicated to the memory of the later Sir Gordon Conway, who was a member of KT's Board of Trustees between 2013-2017.