Sena Institute of Technology receives a $25,000 grant from Conservation, Food and Health Foundation.

Sena Institute of Technology Foundation receives a $25,000 to develop a Ghanaian crop database and biospecimen repository to help conserve medicinal and food plants.


Dr. Kwasi Agbleke, SIT founder, is featured on the Harvard Spotlight!!!

Read more about Dr. Agbleke’s work at Harvard University and his effort to develop research capacity in Ghana.


SIT African Seminar Series/Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Catalyst Conference

SIT hosts a FASEB catalyst conference on “Imaging cells to organisms for basic science and medical research”. The Keynote Speaker is Dr. Cassandra Extavour (Harvard University). Four other distinguished speakers include Dr. Kim McKim (Rutgers University), Dr. HaithamShaban (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, and National Research Centre, Egypt), Dr. Vincent Amarh (University of Ghana) and Dr. Doug Richardson (Harvard University).

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SIT receives a $100,000 grant from the New England Biolabs

SIT receives a grant from New England Biolabs. We are grateful for the grant which will enable us expand our research into plants and develop capacity to promote local research and technology development.

For more about the award here.


SIT African Seminar Series

Dr. Andrew Seeber at the Harvard Center for Advanced Imaging discusses precision genome engineering and chromatin mobility.

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SIT African Seminar Series

Dr. Tom Broker at the University of Alabama in Birmingham launches the inaugural African Seminar series on “Imaging cells to organisms for basic science and medical research”. He will discuss site-specific recombination and the application of Electron Microscopy for DNA and RNA discovery.

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SIT 3D printing lecture series

Mr. Jordan Pelowitz will be giving an online lecture on 3D printing through Zoom.

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SIT president was featured on the Personal Genetics Education.

Dr. Jumana Abed interviewed and wrote a thought provoking piece on Dr. Kwasi Agbleke, President of Sena Institute of Technology and founder of TrickleS.
Kwasi stands at the shipping office in New York City to make sure the paperwork is in order for all the lab equipment he is sending off to Ghana: fridges, freezers, incubators, centrifuges, even glassware. This is his seventh shipment within two and a half years. Every few months, he shops around for secondhand equipment, has them delivered to his home in Boston, MA, packages everything, and then drives the packages to New York City in a rental truck. Back in his hometown in Accra, Ghana, his mom and sisters receive these shipments, and then his younger brother drives them ……. The full story is published here.