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Exploring the potential of genomic research at three French-speaking African Universities

English title Exploring the potential of genomic research at three French-speaking African Universities
Applicant Abriel Hugues
Number 195102
Funding scheme Scientific Exchanges
Research institution Institut für Biochemie und Molekulare Medizin Universität Bern
Institution of higher education University of Berne - BE
Main discipline Pathophysiology
Start/End 01.11.2020 - 30.04.2021
Approved amount 19'200.00
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All Disciplines (2)

Discipline
Pathophysiology
Genetics

Keywords (6)

medical genomics; drepanocytosis; cystic fibrosis; channelopathies; Africa; Capacity building

Responsible applicant and co-applicants

Collaboration

Group / person Country
Types of collaboration
University of Bern, IBMM Switzerland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
- Research Infrastructure
- Exchange of personnel
Center for Human Genetics - Uni. Kinshasa Congo Democratic Republic (formerly Zaire) (Africa)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
Unit of medical genetics - CHU Fès Morocco (Africa)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results

Scientific events

Active participation

Title Type of contribution Title of article or contribution Date Place Persons involved
Seminar Med. Gen. CHUV Individual talk Genes coding for ion channels and ion channels to sequence genes: Experiences in two African medical genetics laboratories. 04.10.2021 Lausanne, Switzerland Abriel Hugues;
Physiologisches Kolloquium, Aachen Univ. Individual talk Using ion channels (nanopore) to sequence ion channel genes in African universities 19.05.2021 Online, Germany Abriel Hugues;
NCCR TransCure retreat Individual talk Science & Sabbatical in Africa 06.05.2021 Online, Switzerland Abriel Hugues;


Communication with the public

Communication Title Media Place Year
New media (web, blogs, podcasts, news feeds etc.) Podcast "Sabbatique en Afrique francophone" AfricArxiv International 2020

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