Dr. Clement Osei Akoto


Dept: Chemistry Office:
Dr. Clement Osei Akoto, Senior Research Scientist
Department of Chemistry,
KNUST - Kumasi

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Research Interests/Programs  My research interests/programs is primarily centered on the discovery and development of new strategies for the...~more


Dr. Clement Osei Akoto, a senior research scientist, had his BSc. at KNUST-Ghana with First Class, MSc. at University of Alberta-Canada and Ph.D at University of Utah-USA in medicinal chemistry. Dr. Osei Akoto has extensive industrial experience and expertise in drug design, discovery and development. His research experience spans from Total Organic and Bioorganic Synthesis, Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Organometallic Chemistry, Protein-Peptides-Amino Acids and Carbohydrate Chemistry, Reaction Development and Methodology, Phytochemistry and Spectroscopy.

Dr. Osei Akoto won a couple of prestigious awards and honors from his secondary education at OWASS through to graduate school. Notable among them were the merit awards at KNUST and the Univ. of Utah-USA being the top student of his class. He also won the Pfizer research and fellowship supporting diversity in organic/medicinal chemistry award to the top innovative student in the USA during his graduate studies.

Dr. Osei Akoto also had a distinction certification in drug discovery, development and commercialization program from Univ. of California-San Diego and can design, synthesize, extract, purify, characterize and identify any drug-like molecule of natural and non-natural product sources into medicinal, agrochemical and agrichemical, biochemical, petrochemical and pharmaceutical drug program having the requisite research facilities.

For collaboration, partnership, mentorship, advice or the right candidate to undertake a research and technology, innovation, education, teaching center; laboratory for practical research and into drug discovery, design, extraction, purification, identification and characterization of medicinal, agrochemical and agrichemical, biochemical, petrochemical and pharmaceutical drug program purposes contact Dr. Clement Osei Akoto (780-444-6235, 233502094665, 0502094665) for further details or visit my research programs site, https://cakoto.wordpress.com or email: cakoto@hotmail.com.

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