Dr. Sephra Rampersad, Senior Lecturer in Biochemistry at the University of the West Indies (UWI), was awarded a short-term Postdoctoral fellowship at Trieste, Italy for her research in Biochemistry. Her research interests include:

  • Application of molecular ecology tools for studying population genetics and genetic diversity
  • The innovation, development and assessment of molecular approaches for pathogen characterisation
  • The innovation and development of biochemical methods for bioactive compound screening
  • Characterisation of plant diseases and pathogen profiling and identification of epidemic-associated factors affecting plant diseases