H3Africa Projects Map

Project Description PI Name(s) Location
AWI-Gen 2: Genomic and Environmental Risk Factors for Cardiometabolic Disease in Africans Michele Ramsay Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
Eyes of Africa: The Genetics of Blindness Adeyinka Ashaye Nigeria
Genomic Characterization and Surveillance of Microbial Threats in West Africa Christian Happi Nigeria
Genomic and Environmental Risk Factors for Cardiometabolic Disease in Africans Michele Ramsay, Osman Sankoh Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
SickleGenAfrica: Sickle Cell Disease Genomics Network of Africa Solomon Ofori-Acquah, Gordon Awandare, Julie Makani Cameroon, Ghana, Nigeria and Tanzania
Center for Research on the Respiratory Microbiota of African Children (ReMAC) Mark Nicol South Africa, The Gambia, Malawi, USA
Stroke Investigative Research & Educational Network (SIREN) Mayowa Owolabi, Bruce Ovbiagele Nigeria & USA
Collaborative African Genomics Network (CAfGEN) Mogomotsi Matshaba, Gabriel Anabwani, Moses Joloba, Adeodata Kekitiinwa, Graeme Mardon, Sununguko Wata Mpoloka, Oathokwa Nkomazana Botswana & Uganda
H3Africa Kidney Disease Research Network Dwomoa Adu, Akinlolu Ojo, Salako Babatunde Ghana
African Collaborative Center for Microbiome and Genomics Research (ACCME) Clement Adebamowo Nigeria
Burden, spectrum and etiology of type 2 diabetes in sub-Saharan Africa Prof. Ayesha Motala South Africa
TrypanoGEN: An integrated approach to the identification of genetic determinants of susceptibility to trypanosomiasis Enock Matovu Uganda
The RHDGen Network: Genetics of rheumatic heart disease and molecular epidemiology of Streptococcus pyogenes pharyngitis Bongani Mayosi South Africa
TrypanoGEN +: The Genetic Determinants of Two Neglected Tropical Diseases Enock Matovu Uganda
Project Description PI Name(s) Location
The Genomics of Schizophrenia in the South African Xhosa People Dr. Dan Stein, Prof. Raj S. Ramesar South Africa
Transgenerational Effects of Maternal Stressors: Investigating the Role of Infant Gene Expression Dr. Dan Stein, Dr. Nastassja Koen, Dr. Kerry Ressler, Dr. Aliza Wingo South Africa
Reprogramming of the Trypanosoma brucei Epigenome during Human Infection: Opportunities for New Therapies Dr. Enock Matovu, Hugh-George Patterton Uganda, South Africa
The Nasopharyngeal Microbiome and Respiratory Disease in African Children Prof. Mark Nicol South Africa
Transgenerational Epigenomics of Trauma and PTSD in Rwanda Dr. Leon Mutesa, Dr. Monica Uddin, Dr. Derek Wildman, Dr. Stefan Jansen Rwanda
Immunoglobulin Gene Diversity in an African Population and Impact Antibody Function in HIV Infection Prof. Lynn Morris South Africa
Deciphering Developmental Disorders in Africa (DDD-Africa) – Evaluating Clinical Exome Sequencing in an African Setting Dr. Zane Lombard South Africa
Clinical and Genetic Studies of Hereditary Neurological Disorders in Mali Prof. Guida Landoure Mali
Host and Microbial Genetic Determinants of febrile illness in West Africa Prof. Christian Happi Nigeria
Systems Biology for Molecular Analysis of Tuberculosis in Ethiopia Prof. Gobena Ameni Ethiopia
Contribution of genetic variation to pharmacokinetic variability and toxicity in patients undergoing multi-drug tuberculosis treatment in Sub-Saharan Africa (RAFAgene) Prof. Dissou Affolabi Benin
African Female Breast Cancer Epidermiology (AFBRECANE) Study Prof. Clement Adebamowo Nigeria
Breast Milk Microbiota Influence on Infant Immunity and Growth (BEAMING) Alash’le Abimiku Nigeria
TB Genetics Network in Africa (TBGENAfrica) Abraham Aseffa Ethopia
Genetic interactions between human populations and malaria parasites in different environmental settings across Africa Alfred Amambua Ngwa The Gambia
Hearing Impairment Genetics Studies in Africa (HI-GENES Africa) Prof. Ambroise Wonkam South Africa
Project Description PI Name(s) Location
Developing Best Practices of Community Engagement for Genomics and Biobanking in Africa – CEBioGen Ghansah Anita, Tindana Paulina Ghana, Kenya, The Gambia, Nigeria, Tanzania and South Africa
Individual Findings in Genetic Research in Africa (IFGeneRA) Prof. Ambroise Wonkam, Prof. Jantina de Vries South Africa
Project Description PI Name(s) Location
H3ABioNet: A Sustainable African Bioinformatics Network for H3Africa Prof. Nicola Mulder South Africa
Project Description PI Name(s) Location
Eastern Africa Network for Bioinformatics Training (EANBIT) Daniel Masiga Kenya
Nurturing Genomics and Bioinformatics Research Capacity in Africa (BRECA) Dr. David Kateete, Dr. Daudi JJingo, Dr. Irving Jordan, Dr. Graeme Mardon Uganda
West African Center of Excellence for Global Health Bioinformatics Research Training Dr. Seydou Doumbia, Dr. Jian Li, Dr. Jeffrey Shaffer Mali
West African Sustainable Leadership and Innovation Training in Bioinformatics Research (WASLITBRe) Dr. Ezekiel Adebiyi, Dr. Peter Amoako-Yirenky, Dr. Seydou Doumbia Nigeria