Please, the consortium meeting/ conference scheduled for Monday 25th to Tuesday 26th March has been cancelled. We are sorry for the inconvenience. Kindly bear with us. Thank you

WASLITBRe CONSORTIUM MEETING

Africa/Accra
Amonoo-Neizer Conference Center

Amonoo-Neizer Conference Center

University Post Office, Private Mail Bag KNUST Kumasi-Ghana
Description

West African Sustainable Leadership and Innovation Training in Bioinformatics Research (WASLITBRE) is a grant awarded, supported and administered by and in partnership with the Fogarty International Center at the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) on Bioinformatics.  The programme is a collaboration between Principal Investigators from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (Ghana), University of Bamako (Mali), with Covenant University (Nigeria) serving as the lead University for the project.

    • 09:00 09:10
      Opening Prayer 10m
    • 09:10 09:25
      Welcome Address 15m
      Speaker: Prof. Ibok Oduro (College of Science)
    • 09:25 09:40
      Address by PI of WASLITBRe 15m
      Speaker: Prof. Ezekiel Adebiyi (Covenant University, Nigeria)
    • 09:40 10:00
      Address by Ghanaian PI 20m
      Speaker: Peter Amoako-Yirenkyi (KNUST)
    • 10:00 10:20
      Tea/coffee break 20m
    • 10:20 10:35
      Presentation 15m

      Genetic Characterisation Of Early Onset Epileptic Encephalopathies In Lagos State, Nigeria

      Speaker: Ms Ibitayo Ajayi (Covenant University)
    • 10:35 10:50
      Presentation 15m
      Speaker: Ms Olaniyan Damilare (Covenant University)
    • 10:50 11:05
      Presentation 15m

      ANOSPEX II: An Advanced Stochastic Spatially Explicit Model For Studying The Anopheles Metapopulation Dynamics

      Speaker: Mr Adegbite Gbenga (Covenant University)
    • 11:05 11:20
      Presentation 15m

      Computational Prediction of Conditional Essential Genes in Anopheles gambiae using Active Deep Learning Approach

      Speaker: Mr Aromolaran Olufemi (Covenant University)
    • 11:20 11:35
      Presentation 15m

      Molecular Characterization and Crystallographic Studies of RNA Pseudouridylate synthase of Plasmodium falciparum

      Speaker: Mr Afolabi Rufus (Covenant University)
    • 11:35 11:50
      Presentation 15m

      Structure-based Design and Synthesis of Substituted Benzimidazole Motifs for Antimalarial Activities Evaluation

      Speaker: Mr Oduselu Gbolahan (Covenant University)
    • 11:50 12:05
      Presentation 15m
      Speaker: Ms Cynthia Adjekukor (Covenant University)
    • 12:05 13:00
      Lunch Break 55m
    • 13:00 13:15
      Presentation 15m
      Speaker: Ms Isabel Mensah (NIMS-GHANA)
    • 13:15 13:30
      Presentation 15m
      Speaker: Ms Hannah Nyarko (KNUST)
    • 13:30 13:45
      Presentation 15m
      Speaker: Mr Haward Ketoyo Msatsi (NIMS - GHANA)
    • 13:45 14:00
      Presentation 15m
      Speaker: Mr Albert Doughan (KNUST)
    • 14:00 14:15
      Presentation 15m
      Speaker: Mr Bright Biigba (KNUST)
    • 14:15 14:30
      Presentation 15m
      Speaker: Mr Abdul-Rahman Adamu Abubakri (KNUST)
    • 14:30 15:30
      Guest Presentations
    • 15:30 16:45
      Breakout sessions (Discussions on collaborations with H3ABioNET, H3Africa; enhancing bioinformatic education; etc)
    • 16:45 16:50
      Closing Prayer
    • 09:00 09:05
      Opening Prayer 5m
    • 09:05 09:10
      Welcome Address 5m
    • 09:10 09:30
      Presentation by Ghanaian Node 20m
    • 09:30 10:00
      Tea/coffee break 30m
    • 10:00 10:20
      Presentation by Nigerian Node 20m
    • 10:20 11:20
      Discourse on Curriculum development, harmonization and implementation in the WASLITBRe Consortium 1h
    • 11:20 12:20
      Lunch Break 1h
    • 12:20 12:35
      Presentation 15m
      Speaker: Ms Damilola Adaohunmu (Covenant University)
    • 12:35 12:50
      Presentation 15m
      Speaker: Mr Falola Dare (Covenant University )
    • 12:50 13:05
      Presentation 15m
      Speaker: Ms Babatunde Eunice (Covenant University)
    • 13:05 14:05
      Consortium Meeting 1h
    • 14:05 16:05
      PIs’ Meeting 2h
    • 16:05 16:15
      Closing Ceremony and Vote of Thanks 10m
    • 18:00 20:00
      Dinner 2h
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