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International Black Chemist

Research Conference 

This Royal Society of Chemistry-funded research conference has been designed to showcase the research of academics and researchers from black & global majority ethnic backgrounds working in the chemical sciences, with the goal of embedding their work in the curriculum.

09:30 We promise a fantastic start to the conference with a LIVE conversation with the Deputy-Vice-Chancellor of Research Exchange and Engagement, Middlesex University. 

09:45 - 13:15 Research presentations

Target audience: All interested in science from all ethnicities

Live workshop from 13:30 

How to become published by McGraw Hill 

 Target audience: students, researchers, lecturers, technical staff, and all interested in publishing research papers from all disciplines and ethnicities are cordially invited 

Please see the full schedule below.

15 December 2021

Free Online

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Research Conference

Agenda

15 December 2021

09:30

Opening conversation with Carole-Anne Upton, Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Research Knowledge Exchange & Engagement, Middlesex University

09:45 - 13:15

 

Presentations

  • Dr Fideline Tchuenbou-Magaia, University of Wolverhampton, UK - From health-promoting foods to energy and green technology

  • Professor Robert Mokaya, University of Nottingham, UK -Sustainable energy material

 

  • Dr Cynthia Ibeto, University of Nigeria Nsukka, Nigeria - Assessing and monitoring environmental pollution

  • Professor Ting-Chao (David) Chou, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York - The Development of Functional Bio-Dynamic Theory and Algorithms

  • Professor Franklin Aigbirhio, University of Cambridge, UK - Applying directly chemistry to biomedical research

  • Professor Joshua Boateng, University of Greenwich, UK - Advanced Medicated Dressings for Treating Chronic Wounds

  • Dr Pontsho Moela, University of Pretoria, South Africa - RBBP6 is a potential cancer biomarker and drug target for breast and cervical cancers

  • Professor Amilra (AP) De Silva, Queen’s University, Belfast, UK - Fluorescent sensing and logic systems

13:30 

How to become published, Laura Pacey, McGraw Hill Learning Science company

Discussions

14:45

Award of prizes for poster presentations & closing remarks

15:00

End of Event

 

Poster presentations

Poster 1

Dr Milan Vu

PhD graduate

Betulinic acid and doxorubicin drug combination induced cell death in AML MOLM-13 cell lines via ROS stimulation

Poster 3

Rosemary Ofili

PhD candidate

Drug modulation of the apoptotic and autophagy pathways in cell models of chronic myeloid leukaemia and Alzheimer’s disease

Poster 5

Lynda N'da Koffi

MSc student

Optimisation of Bio-petrol Production from Lignocellulosic Hydrolysate using Escherichia Coli

Poster 2

Abiola Tosin Temitope

PhD candidate

Insight into Excited-State Dynamics Of Plant-Based UVFilters: From Simple To Complex Systems

Poster 4

Kenneth Russell Ancheta 

MRes graduate

Guadecitabine alters DNA methylation of immune-related pathways and genes in recurrent platinum-resistant ovarian cancer

Poster 6

Uchechukwu Anyadike

PhD candidate

Rheological Characterisation of Creams And Gels for Performance and Stability Prediction

Poster 7

Anabel Ekere

Schlumberger fellow

Bioconversion of Waste into Value-added Biomaterial

Poster 9

Alejandra Gonzalez Baez 

PhD candidate

Titlle

Poster 8

Constance Ojo

PhD candidate

Active Packaging From Food Waste

Browse through the posters by clicking on the button below.

Opening and Closing Remarks 

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Prof Carole-Anne Upton

DVC Research Knowledge Exchange & Engagement at Middlesex University

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Dr Sandra Appiah

Senior Lecturer in  Biochemistry at Middlesex University