To formalise what we have learnt though our work over the years, we also author academic articles around all things concerned with African research and science education.

After all, most TReND members are active research scientists! For a selection of publications, see below.

· Chagas AM, Molloy J, Prieto Godino LL, Baden T (2020). Leveraging open hardware to alleviate the burden of COVID-19 on global health systems. PLoS Biol.,
(preprint version). direct link.

· Currin CB, Khoza PN, Antrobus AD, Latham PE, Vogels TP, Raimondo JV (2019). Think: Theory for Africa. PLoS Comp Biol., direct link.

· Maina MB, Yunusa MG, Bukar AM, Ahmad U, Salihu AT, Ibrahim HA, Muhammad A, Hamidu SK, Yaro AU, Awadelkareem MA, and Baden T. (2019). African Neuroscience on the Global Stage: Nigeria as a Model. Europ. J Neurosci, doi 10.1111/ejn.14372. (AfricArXiv version). pdf.

· Baden T, James B, Zimmermann M, Bartel P, Griseels D, Lagnado L* and Maravall M* (2018). Spikeling: a low-cost hardware implementation of a spiking neuron for neuroscience teaching and outreach. PLoS Biology bioRxiv version). direct link. pdf.

· Chagas AM (2018). Haves and have nots must find a better way: the case for open scientific hardware. PloS Biology direct link.

· Chagas AM, Prieto Godino LL, Arrenberg AB and Baden T (2017). The 100 Euro Lab: A 3-D Printable Open Source Platform For Fluorescence Microscopy, Optogenetics And Accurate Temperature Control During Behaviour Of Zebrafish, Drosophila And C. elegans. PLoS Biology. direct link. (bioRxiv version). pdf.

· Forman CJ, Tomes H, Mbobo B, Burman, RJ, Jacobs M, Baden T, Raimondo JV (2017). Openspritzer: an open hardware pressure ejection system for reliably delivering picolitre volumes. Scientific Reports.  7:2188. direct link. (bioRxiv version). pdf.

· Karikari TK (2015). Bioinformatics in Africa: The Rise of Ghana? PLoS Comp Biol.  (DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004308). pdf, Open Access

· Karikari TK and Aleksic J (2015). Neurogenomics: on opportunity to integrate neuroscience, genomics and bioinformatics research in Africa. Applied and Translational Genomics  (DOI 10.1016/j.atg.2015.06.004). pdf

· Karikari TK, Cobham AE, Ndams IS (2015). Building sustainable Neuroscience capacity in Africa: The role of non-profit organisations. Met Brain Dis (DOI 10.1007/s11011-015-9687-8). pdf

· Baden T, Chagas Maia A, Gage G, Marzullo T, Prieto Godino LL, Euler T (2015). Open Labware: 3D printing your own lab equipment. PLoS Biol. 13(3):e1002086.doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1002086. Open Access

· Muindi & Keller (2015). Developing World: Build Neuroscience capacity in Africa. Nature 518 (35). doi:10.1038/518035e (authored externally). pdf

· Baden T, Prieto Godino LL, Yusuf S and Berens P (2013). Neurowissenschaften in Afrika – Kooperationen und Perspektiven. Neuroforum 2.13:76. pdf

· Yusuf S, Baden T, Prieto Godino LL (2013). Bridging the gap: establishing the necessary infrastructure and knowledge for teaching and research in neuroscience in Africa. Met Brain Dis (DOI 10.1007/s11011-013-9443-x). pdf

TReND in Africa

When you shop at,
Amazon Donates