Harnessing Data Science for Health Discovery and Innovation in Africa (DS-I Africa)
October 8, 2020
Genetics: Genetic variation in African populations
October 28, 2020

Dear 16th H3Africa Consortium Meeting attendees

It is our pleasure to announce the winners of the best presenter prizes of the Fellows presentations at the 16th H3Africa Consortium Meeting. Below the first prize and runner up winners in each presentation category. The 1st prize winners will each receive a US$500 voucher to cover a course fee or conference registration cost of their choice while the runner up winners will each receive a US$100 book prize. Congratulations for their hard work and dedication to take part in the meeting

Plenary Fellow/PI presentations:

  1. 1st prize: Emma Wiener (PI: Zane Lombard)
  2. Runner up: Olufemi Aromolaran (PI: Ezekiel Adebiyi)

Speed Presentations:

  1. 1st prize: Kaitlyn Flynn (PI: Zane Lombard)
  2. Runner up: Tafadzwa Machipisa (PI: Mark Engel, Bongani Mayosi)

Poster presentations:

  1. 1st prize: Ichrak Benamri (PI: Fouzia Radouani)
  2. Runner up: Senamile Dlamini (PI: David Kateete)

In addition, we are pleased to see that the competition for the leaderboard was fierce and we thank all the attendees for participating and engaging in the various activities such as visiting the exhibition booths, the scavenger hunt and listening to the talks and downloading materials. We are pleased to announce Verena Ras as 1st prize winner of the US$250.

Winners will be contacted directly with regards to how to redeem their prize,
A round of applause and congratulations to all !
Michelle Skelton,