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 […]

TReND workshop on Genome editing – Applications open now!

We are excited to announce the first ever TReND course on Genome editing, to be held at the icipe campus in Mbita, Kenya on May 20th-June 11th.

Find all information here: https://trend-genome-editing-course.com/

Print poster here.

Open Labware II – Applications open now!

We are excited to announce the second installment of our VolkswagenStiftung-sponsored “Open Labware” course on 3-D printing and electronics to build your own lab equipment. The course will be held at the Department of Physiology at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Eligibility encompasses all African-based researchers with an MSc degree or higher. In addition, this […]