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Event: Genomic Surveillance 101: a MasterClass with Profs. Dyann Wirth, Sarah Volkman, Deus Ishengoma, Alistair Miles & Mara Lawniczak

May 17, 2021 - 20:04 -- MalariaWorld Events


Episode XXIV: Thursday, May 20th 2021;  Starting 2pm East African Time

Ifakara MasterClasses in Public Health Research & Practice

Hosted by Fredros Okumu (Ifakara Health Institute) and Dr. Sheila Ogoma (CHAI)


1.Key use cases of genomic surveillance for malaria control & elimination
2.Population structures and genetic diversity in malaria vectors & parasites
3.Integrating genomics and field epidemiology [and entomology]- the Basics

4.Tracking resistance to insecticides & drugs
5.Genetic applications for improving surveillance in elimination settings
6.Some potentially transformative approaches for malaria elimination

7.Capacity building, personal experiences and mentorship
8.Essential Partnerships [& Leadership] for developing genomic approaches
9.New opportunities for scaling up genomics in malaria endemic countries

Register in advance:

PDF icon Masterclass-May 20th 2021.pdf1.1 MB