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.

Registration
Participants
    • 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
      Speaker: Mr Haward Ketoyo Msatsi (NIMS - GHANA)
    • 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
      Speaker: Ms Hannah Nyarko (KNUST)
    • 11:50 12:05
      Presentation 15m
      Speaker: Ms Isabel Mensah (NIMS-GHANA)
    • 12:05 13:00
      Lunch Break 55m
    • 13:00 13:15
      Presentation 15m

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

      Speaker: Mr Aromolaran Olufemi (Covenant University)
    • 13:15 13:30
      Presentation 15m

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

      Speaker: Mr Oduselu Gbolahan (Covenant University)
    • 13:30 13:45
      Presentation 15m
      Speaker: Ms Cynthia Adjekukor (Covenant University)
    • 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 15:00
      Guest Presentations
    • 15:00 17:00
      Breakout sessions (Discussions on collaborations with H3ABioNET, H3Africa; enhancing bioinformatic education; etc)
    • 17:00 17:05
      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 14:20
      TAC Meeting 2h
    • 14:20 16:20
      PIs’ Meeting 2h
    • 16:20 18:20
      Dinner 2h
    • 18:20 18:30
      Closing Ceremony and Vote of Thanks 10m
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