Director's Profile

Genevieve Etornam Adukpo is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Chemistry University of Cape Coast, Ghana. She holds a PhD in Preparative Organic Synthesis from the Bremen University, Germany and MPhil and BSc. in Chemistry from the University of Cape Coast.  She has been teaching courses in Organic Chemistry for the past 11years. As a researcher, she progresses more in plants medicine and food chemistry. Some of her current publications cover Anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activities of bioactive medicinal plants, Assessment of nutritional and functional properties of vegetables and cowpeas and Phytochemical and pharmacological analysis of useful medicinal plants. 

Dr. Adukpo also has a keen interest in Advocacy, Gender-Science, Technology & ICT & Environment. Prior to her position as the director of CEGRAD, she was the coordinator for Outreach and Advocacy at CEGRAD from August, 2013 to July, 2017. She organized and facilitated all outreach advocacy programmes of the Centre. She is also involved in promoting and empowering women and girls in lifelong education.  She is a member of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) and a PACN-RSC local trainer for GC-MS training in Ghana. She is also a past president of the Ghana Association of Science, Cape Coast branch.