2014 JR Biotek’s very first hands-on training Workshop took place at IITA, Ibadan, Nigeria in September 2014. It involved 15 ECRs from African Universities. 2014 cohort of the Molecular Biotechnology Laboratory Training Workshop held at IITA, Ibadan, Nigeria.
2017 In partnership with Cambridge University’s Department of Plant Sciences, our Foundation held a Plant Molecular Biotechnology Laboratory Training Workshop for Africa-based agricultural researchers, academics and PhD students in Cambridge from 27th March to 3rd April 2017. This was followed by our inaugural African Diaspora Biotech Summit held on 4th April 2017. Seventeen early- and […]
2018 In September 2018, our Foundation collaborated with the Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge to host a hands-on Plant Molecular Bio-Laboratory Training Workshop and the inaugural UK-Africa Food Security Symposium in Cambridge. The 10 days residential program provided 17 outstanding PhD scholars from six African nations (Nigeria, Ghana, Ethiopia, Kenya, Zimbabwe and Benin […]
2019 In 2019, our Foundation (led by Dr Carol Ibe) worked with early-career researchers from the Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge to organize a large-scale bio-science lab training workshop in Benin Republic in collaboration with the Laboratory of Genetics, Horticulture and Seed Science (GBioS) at the University of Abomey-Calavi. 100 outstanding early-career agricultural […]
2021 In July 2021, our Foundation partnered with the world-famous University of Cambridge to hold the 2021 Reach & Teach Science in Africa hands-on Plant Molecular Bio-Laboratory Training Workshops in collaboration with three national universities and research institute in Nigeria (Centre for Dryland Agriculture, CDA, Bayero University, Kano), Ghana (CSIR-Crops Research Institute, Kumasi) and Kenya […]