Dr. Abraham Aseffa

Dr. Abraham Aseffa


March 15, 2019

Dr. Abraham Aseffa

March 15, 2019

PAMGEN: Genetic interactions between human populations and malaria parasites in different environmental settings across Africa

Our overarching goal is to build a team of African scientists that can harness advanced genomic and computational technologies to better understand how variation in human, parasite and mosquito genomes, as well as in the ecological environment, impact on malaria at individuals and population level.
March 15, 2019

Dr. Alfred Amambua Ngwa

March 15, 2019

Ethical and Social Issues in Informed Consent Processes in African Genomic Research

Sub Saharan Africa (SSA), which bears 24% of the world’s burden of disease, is also home to: the highest human genetic diversity, vast array of environments, and a diversity of cultural practices. Whereas most of this disease burden has till recently been attributed to various infectious diseases like HIV/AIDS
March 15, 2019

African Neurobiobank for Precision Stroke Medicine – (ELSI) Project

African Neurobiobank for Precision Stroke Medicine: ELSI Project: Project Summary Africa had, hitherto, been under-represented in the biobanking revolution. However, with the Human, Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa) initiative, biorepository science has been bolstered and biobanking related activities are growing on the continent
March 15, 2019

Genetics and Genomic Research in Uganda: Towards Context Specific Ethics Guidelines

PROJECT SUMMARY/ABSTRACT The overall goal of this proposed project is to systematically develop culturally appropriate model ethics guidelines for conducting genetics and genomics research (GGR) in Uganda. This goal will be achieved through the following specific aims:1) to assess stakeholder awareness of GGR
March 15, 2019

Developing Best Practices of Community Engagement for Genomics and Biobanking in Africa – CEBioGen

The Community Engagement in Biobanking and Genomics (CEBioGen) collaborative centre aims to build a systematic evidence base for effective community engagement for genomics and biobanking in Africa from the recruitment stage to feedback of findings.
February 19, 2019

2019 Minutes

Education and Coordinate Training Working Group Minutes 2019
February 1, 2019

2019 Minutes

Environmental Health Working Group Minutes 2019