3D printing and electronics course, Ibadan, Nigeria

After two weeks of intensive hands on training, the 2nd Open Labware workshop is close to conclusion. Here, at the Department of Physiology in the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, participants from seven different countries are learning about open source technologies, 3D printing and electronics in order to build laboratory equipment. Each group is going […]

Call for speakers: TReND-SRI webinar series

We are excited to launch a new webinar initiative in collaboration with the Sudanese Researchers Foundation (SRF). This online speaker series will be launched with inagural lecture by Nobel Laureate Martin Chalfie, and we are now looking for academics in any discipline to deliver one-off webinars in their field of expertise. More information below. Sign […]

Bioinformatics Ghana 2016 – course report

In July 2016 the Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana hosted a four day workshop on whole exome sequencing data analysis. The workshop was delivered by Aled Jones and was heavily based on the workshop delivered at the University of Khartoum a few months earlier (see report)

Course Design

The workshop was […]

Wellcome Trust sponsored project completed

In early 2016 we were delighted to receive funding from the Wellcome Trust, UK to run two projects over the course of the year. One project was to run a series of outreach events in Nigeria, while the other was to establish a sustainable collaboration with the University of Khartoum, Sudan. We are delighted that […]

Nigeria outreach spree continues!

Our outreach coordinator Mahmoud has been on an outreach spree the pass few weeks, from Lagos to Yobe State, Nigeria. He and his team are inspiring future generation of African Scientists through hands-on activities ranging from protein assays, fly fractionation,  DNA modelling to cell modelling. During these events, students from nine (9) secondary schools learned […]