• prof. oyekanmi nash


    Prof. Oyekanmi Nash is the Director, Genetics, Genomics and Bioinformatics Department at the National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA). He is also the Director of the Centre for Genomics Research and Innovation (CGRI). Before returning to Nigeria in 2006, he was a Research Associate Professor at the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York where he worked on the evolution of HIV-1 Reverse Transcriptase for Molecular Biology applications. As a Post-Doctoral Fellow with the Canadian Protein Engineering Network Center of Excellence (PENCE), he had worked on the engineering of the first "Mannosynthase." at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. Prof Nash is the Founder and Program Director of the West African Biotechnology Workshops Series (WABWS), which has recently metamorphosed into the Center for Bioscience and Biotechnology Innovation (CBBI). He is a Planning Committee member and Africa Regional Director for the International Consortium on Anti-Virals (ICAV).

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