Membership type: affiliate
Rita EkekpiCountry of origin: Ghana Currently in: Ghana, Kumasi General field of specialization: Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Degrees2017 Undergraduate Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Current professionCurrent professional activities type:TeachingOther• Provide technical support and laboratory quality assurance for research studies at the institute. • Organize and coordinate training for laboratory staff and students. • Conduct Next-Generation Sequencing for SARs-Cov-2 and other biological organisms of interest. • Support laboratory experiments for research studies i.e., nucleic acid isolation, PCR, Next-generation sequencing, PBMC isolation, ELISA, slide staining and examination, and Light and fluorescent microscopy. • Develop laboratory standard operating procedures and ensure adaptation and implementation. • Ensure the daily maintenance of the Laboratories and periodic maintenance of laboratory equipment. • Responsible for laboratory waste management at the institute. • Have oversight of laboratory activities. • Temperature monitoring of storage equipment i.e., Refrigerators, Ultra-low freezers.
Workshop and Conference Attended2022 Virtual Storytelling for Scientists2022 Virtual The 12 Quality Management Essentials
AffiliationsVALIDATE NetworkAmerican Society for MicrobiologyAfrican Society for Laboratory Medicine