Raymond Jagessar

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Prof. Raymond Jagessar obtained his BSc (Distinction) in Chemistry/Biology from the University of Guyana (1992) and his PhD from the UK (1995). He held three Post Doctoral Research Fellowships (PDF) at the University of South Carolina (USA), Wichita State University (USA) and the University of the West Indies during the period, 1996-1999. He is also accredited with a distinction in DiPEd (higher education) at the University of Guyana in 2022.  He has several international awards, amongst them are Chartered Chemist, CChem and Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, FRSC, UK, Research Grants etc. He is also a Fellow of the Caribbean Academy of Sciences. His research interests are broad, covering the spectrum of Pure and Applied Chemistry, Chemical Biology and Pharmaceutical Chemistry. He has published over one hundred (100) research articles, five book chapters, one book and presented at over 100 conferences locally, regionally and  internationally. He has given keynote presentations at several conferences. He is also member of several editorial board and reviewer to several journals. He is currently Professor in Chemistry at the University of Guyana (South America), former President of the Caribbean Academy of Sciences (2020-2023) and now Foreign Secretary of the Caribbean Academy of Sciences.