H3Africa Projects Map

Project DescriptionPI Name(s)Location
AWI-Gen 2: Genomic and Environmental Risk Factors for Cardiometabolic Disease in AfricansProf Michele RamsayWitwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
Eye of Africa: The Genetics of BlindnessAdeyinka AshayeNigeria
Genomic Characterization and Surveillance of Microbial Threats in West AfricaProf. Christian HappiNigeria
Genomic and Environmental Risk Factors for Cardiometabolic Disease in AfricansProf Michele Ramsay, Dr. Osman SankohWitwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
SickleGenAfrica: Sickle Cell Disease Genomics Network of AfricaDr. Solomon Ofori-Acquah, Dr. Gordon Awandare, Dr. Julie MakaniCameroon, Ghana, Nigeria and Tanzania
Center for Research on the Respiratory Microbiota of African Children (ReMAC)Prof. Mark NicolSouth Africa, The Gambia, Malawi, USA
Stroke Investigative Research & Educational Network (SIREN)Prof. Mayowa Owolabi, Prof. Bruce OvbiageleNigeria & USA
Collaborative African Genomics Network (CAfGEN)Dr. Mogomotsi Matshaba, Prof. Gabriel Anabwani, Prof. Moses Joloba, Prof. Adeodata Kekitiinwa, Prof. Graeme Mardon, Prof. Sununguko Wata Mpoloka, Prof. Oathokwa NkomazanaBotswana & Uganda
H3Africa Kidney Disease Research NetworkDr. Dwomoa Adu, Dr. Akinlolu Ojo, Dr. Salako BabatundeGhana
African Collaborative Center for Microbiome and Genomics Research (ACCME)Prof. Clement AdebamowoNigeria
Burden, spectrum and etiology of type 2 diabetes in sub-Saharan AfricaProf. Ayesha MotalaSouth Africa
TrypanoGEN: An integrated approach to the identification of genetic determinants of susceptibility to trypanosomiasisDr. Enock MatovuUganda
The RHDGen Network: Genetics of rheumatic heart disease and molecular epidemiology of Streptococcus pyogenes pharyngitisProf. Bongani MayosiSouth Africa
TrypanoGEN +: The Genetic Determinants of Two Neglected Tropical DiseasesDr. Enock MatovuUganda
Project DescriptionPI Name(s)Location
The Genomics of Schizophrenia in the South African Xhosa PeopleDr. Dan Stein, Prof. Raj S. RamesarSouth Africa
Transgenerational Effects of Maternal Stressors: Investigating the Role of Infant Gene ExpressionDr. Dan Stein, Dr. Nastassja Koen, Dr. Kerry Ressler, Dr. Aliza WingoSouth Africa
Reprogramming of the Trypanosoma brucei Epigenome during Human Infection: Opportunities for New TherapiesDr. Enock Matovu, Hugh-George PattertonUganda, South Africa
The Nasopharyngeal Microbiome and Respiratory Disease in African ChildrenProf. Mark NicolSouth Africa
Transgenerational Epigenomics of Trauma and PTSD in RwandaDr. Leon Mutesa, Dr. Monica Uddin, Dr. Derek Wildman, Dr. Stefan JansenRwanda
Immunoglobulin Gene Diversity in an African Population and Impact Antibody Function in HIV InfectionProf. Lynn MorrisSouth Africa
Deciphering Developmental Disorders in Africa (DDD-Africa) – Evaluating Clinical Exome Sequencing in an African SettingDr. Zane LombardSouth Africa
Clinical and Genetic Studies of Hereditary Neurological Disorders in MaliProf. Guida LandoureMali
Host and Microbial Genetic Determinants of febrile illness in West AfricaProf. Christian HappiNigeria
Systems Biology for Molecular Analysis of Tuberculosis in EthiopiaProf. Gobena AmeniEthiopia
Contribution of genetic variation to pharmacokinetic variability and toxicity in patients undergoing multi-drug tuberculosis treatment in Sub-Saharan Africa (RAFAgene)Prof. Dissou AffolabiBenin
African Female Breast Cancer Epidermiology (AFBRECANE) StudyProf. Clement AdebamowoNigeria
Breast Milk Microbiota Influence on Infant Immunity and Growth (BEAMING)Alash’le AbimikuNigeria
TB Genetics Network in Africa (TBGENAfrica)Abraham AseffaEthopia
Genetic interactions between human populations and malaria parasites in different environmental settings across AfricaAlfred Amambua NgwaThe Gambia
Hearing Impairment Genetics Studies in Africa (HI-GENES Africa)Prof. Ambroise WonkamSouth Africa
Project DescriptionPI Name(s)Location
Developing Best Practices of Community Engagement for Genomics and Biobanking in Africa – CEBioGenGhansah Anita, Tindana PaulinaGhana, Kenya, The Gambia, Nigeria, Tanzania and South Africa
Individual Findings in Genetic Research in Africa (IFGeneRA)Prof. Ambroise Wonkam, Prof. Jantina de VriesSouth Africa
Project DescriptionPI Name(s)Location
H3ABioNet: A Sustainable African Bioinformatics Network for H3AfricaProf. Nicola MulderSouth Africa
Project DescriptionPI Name(s)Location
Eastern Africa Network for Bioinformatics Training (EANBIT)Daniel MasigaKenya
Nurturing Genomics and Bioinformatics Research Capacity in Africa (BRECA)Dr. David Kateete, Dr. Daudi JJingo, Dr. Irving Jordan, Dr. Graeme MardonUganda
West African Center of Excellence for Global Health Bioinformatics Research TrainingDr. Seydou Doumbia, Dr. Jian Li, Dr. Jeffrey ShafferMali
West African Sustainable Leadership and Innovation Training in Bioinformatics Research (WASLITBRe)Dr. Ezekiel Adebiyi, Dr. Peter Amoako-Yirenky, Dr. Seydou DoumbiaNigeria