(Biosafety and Environmentalist)
Phone (Mobile):+233 244 477 555
Phone (Office): +233 262 477 555
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Charles Afriyie – Debrah attended Kumasi High School, and holds a B.Sc. (Hons.) degree in Chemsitry and MSc. (Environmental Science) all from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi Ghana, and MSc. (Biosafety into Plant Biotechnology) from Marche Polytechnic University, Ancona, Italy. He has varied research interests in the soil and water quality and Biosafety issues including molecular biology and tissue culture technique. He is currently involved in the development bio-safety measures on GM rice with trait (nitrogen efficient, water efficient and salinity efficient). He is the Bio-safety officer at the CSIR-Crops Research Institute at the Biotechnology department where they are using molecular Biology and Tissue culture techniques in helping breeding program at the institute.
He was a research and teaching assistant during his national service at the department of Chemistry of the Kwame Nkrumah University of science and Technology, Kumasi in 2004 and also during and after his MSc. in 2007 and 2009. He was on intern at Golden star Resource – Environmental laboratory undertaken soil and water analysis and as an Environmental and safety Engineer at China Railways Wuju Group Limited, Accra under the N1 highway construction between Apenkwa and Tetteh Quarshie Interchange, Accra, Ghana.
Afriyie-Debrah has the following local and international affiliations:
• Member of CSIR - Research Staff Association (RSA)
• Member of International Centre of Genetically Engineer and Biotechnology
• Member of African Bio-safety Network of Expertise
Afriyie-Debrah has a number of peer reviewed publications in international journals. He has traveled extensively, conducted research in both local (CSIR-Crops Research Institute) and participated in several national and international scientific conferences and workshops in Africa and oversees including Ghana, South Africa, Italy, United State of America and Asia (India).
He is currently a Research Scientist (Biosafety and Environmentalist) at the CSIR-Crops Research Institute.