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Afua Kobi Ampem Genfi

Country of origin: Ghana Currently in: Ghana, Tamale General field of specialization: Other
Academic Background


2020 Master Other
2014 Undergraduate Other
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Biological Systems and Organisms

Oxidative stress management: Hepato- and nephroprotective, Anti-cancer, Antimicrobial and Antioxidant effects of medicinal plants, spices and ornamentals .

Publications resulting from Research: 

Genfi, A. K. A., Larbie, C., Emipke, B.O., Oyagbemi, A. A., Frimpong, C. K., and Adjei, C.O., (2020) Modulation of Oxidative Stress and Inflammatory Cytokines as Therapeutic Mechanism of Ocimum Americanum L.extract in Carbon Tetrachloride and Acetaminophen –Induced Toxicity in Rats. JEBIM 25:1-13

Workshop and Conference Attended

2020 KNUST MiDA/WiSTEM MENTORS TRAINING PROGRAM - Ghana Power Compact Internship and Mentoring Program
2019 KNUST THE UPGRADING EUCATION & RESEARCH CAPACITY IN RENEWABLE ENERGY TECHNOLOBIES PROJECT. - Hosted by: Brew Hammond Energy Center in collaboration with WiSTEMGH.  Gender Mainstreaming in Higher Education: Behind the scenes”, from
2019 KNUST GRASAG KNUST LEADERSHIP SUMMIT 2019 - Empowering Women for the 21st century leadership
2019 KNUST Department of chemistry in collaboration with WiSTEM.Gh International Year of the Periodic Table/IUPAC - The impact of Ghanaian female scientist in the public space and their contribution to the Economic Development in Ghana
2018. KNUST Women in Science Technology Engineering& Mathematics-WiSTEM.GH under the auspices of the chancellor KNUST.



Presentation given

Event: Thesis Presentation
A comparative study on the susceptibility and resistance pattern of Klebsiella pneumonia from selected water sources from the Bolgatanga Municipality against selected clinically significant antibiotics
UDS, Tamale, Ghana.
Event: 14th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference
Hepatoprotective activity of Ocimum americanum extract L. in Carbon Tetrachloride and Acetaminophen-Induced Toxicity in Rats
Event: 5Th Annual SOMPED International Conference
Modulation of Oxidative Stress and Inflammatory Cytokines as Therapeutic Mechanism of Ocimum americanum L. extract in Carbon Tetrachloride and Acetaminophen –Induced Toxicity in Rats
Event: Empowering Female Minds in STEM (EFeMS) boot camp
Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

Jul 2021
EFeMS Bootcamp, 2nd Best Presenters
Second Place Award for demonstrating commendable scientific communication during the Research Presentation , Female minds in STEM.
OWSD 6th General Assembly certificate: download

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