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Newsletter Issue 8 September 2019


Genomics research on the African continent is hampered by lack of resources, delayed funding, poorly implemented study coordination, lack of training, ethics, sophisticated laboratory infrastructure, study participant recruitment

Newsletter Issue 7 March 2019


The AWI-Gen study explores how genes, the environment, and lifestyle affect health – in particular obesity and cardiovascular disease. In doing so we hope to better understand the determinants of health and the impact of different lifestyles and

Newsletter Issue 6 August 2018


First published in Business Times Africa (http://businesstimesafrica.net/)
Body tissues are made up of cells which contain DNA, the unique genetic material that carries the instructions or blueprint for all our body’s development and function.

Newsletter Issue 5 October 2017


Open science is a movement to make scientific research, data, tools and resources accessible, visible and usable to anyone who is interested in using them. This was perfectly captured in a publication by McKiernan and colleagues