Workshop flyer


The TrypanoGEN+ consortium, Makerere University (MAK) and Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) in collaboration with the Africa Centre of Excellence for Neglected Tropical Diseases and Forensic Biotechnology (ACENTDFB) announces a workshop training course titled Parasite Genetics of Neglected Tropical Diseases.  The training course will be composed of guest talks and practical sessions on trypanosome and schistosome analysis methods.

Date: 9th to 13th May, 2022

Workshop aim:

  1. To educate participants on the current trends in elimination of Trypanosomiasis and control of Schistosomiasis with an understanding of the parasite biology
  2. To impart skills in the detection and genotyping of Parasites

Target participants: Postgraduate students and Researchers with a medical and biomedical background 

Training methods: Full day training with lectures in the morning and practical hands on sessions in the afternoon.

Venue: Department of Biochemistry, College of Natural Sciences, Makerere University and Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe.

Workshop fee: Free

Registration: Participants will be required to submit applications to;

Registration deadline: 3rd May 2022

For More details, contact:

1. Dr. Julius Mulindwa

Lecturer, Senior Post doc (TrypanoGEN+ Project),

2. Dr. Barbara Nerima

Lecturer, Project Manager (TrypanoGEN+ Project),

Workshop flyer attached below.