July 6, 2010
advanced course genomes

$38 Million for the H3Africa Project

The P. falciparum Community Project provides researchers with high-quality genotypes linked to a global resource characterising genetic variation in P. falciparum populations.
June 28, 2010

NIH and Wellcome Trust Announce H3Africa Initiative

The vast majority of genomic studies have been of American, Asian and European genomes, with just one genome-wide association study (looking at malaria) based on an African population – surprising considering that around one billion people live on the African continent.
June 27, 2010

H3Africa, a Refreshing Ethical Research Endeavor in Africa

The H3Africa project is definitely a step in the right direction. As we empower African researchers and construct the infrastructure to allow true collaborations between countries, we move farther away from the scenario of one population taking advantage of another.
June 23, 2010
advanced course genomes

$38 Million Project Targets African Populations for New Insights into Genes, Environment and Health,

Vaccines are one of our most effective health interventions, but are often misunderstood. In this Q&A, we explain what they are, how they work and why they are important.
June 22, 2010

NIH and Wellcome Trust Announce Partnership to Support Population-based Genome Studies in Africa,

Effort Uses Gene-Screening and Clinical Tools, Builds Research Capacity on Continent