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Genomic Surveillance 101: a MasterClass with Profs. Dyann Wirth, Sarah Volkman, Deus Ishengoma, Alistair Miles & Mara Lawniczak
Ifakara MasterClasses in Public Health Research & Practice
Episode XXIV: Thursday, May 20th 2021; Starting 2pm East African Time

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


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

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

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

May 20, 2021 02:00 PM in Nairobi

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