Otim Geoffrey, a molecular biologist from Uganda, founded SynBio Africa after his team competed as the first team from East Africa in the International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition.
Using primates, this study aimed to research Burkholderia infections and how they spread. Published in Science Direct, this study is available in Microbial Pathogenesis, Volume 155. Click the blue button for more information.
The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (ACDC) publish a report on priorities for Strengthening Biosafety and Biosecurity. Download a copy or click on the blue box to visit the ACDC website.
Nextstrain is part of a project designed to connect the international community on pathogen genome data. Specifically, this site provides a portal for scientists, public health officials, and medical personnel to connect while working to improve responses to potential outbreaks.
This US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report provides evidence-based guidelines for diagnosing, monitoring, and treating single cases or outbreaks of foodborne, wound, and/or inhalational botulism.
This study documents the collection and sampling of infectious diseases within the community through wastewater and sewage as a tool to to detect SARS-CoV-2 hotspots in order to target public health intervention.