Our Laboratory Training Workshops

 

Through a 2-week, hands-on laboratory workshop or a virtual course we teach scientists in  developing countries how to isolate and characterize phages in their own regions

Core Teaching Staff include phage experts from:

Yale University:  Dr. Ben Chan (US)

University of Leicester:  Drs. Martha Clokie & Janet Nale (UK)

University of Zurich:  Dr. Shawna McCallin (Switzerland)

Specific Workshops:

     Past

   July 2017:  East Africa (Uganda)

   June 2018:  East Africa (Kenya)

   July 2019:  West Africa (Ghana)

   January 2020:  East Africa (Tanzania) 

     Upcoming

   March 2022: Southeast Asia (Virtual)

            Applications No Longer Being Accepted

Photos courtesy Dr. Martha Clokie

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Partner Universities

Kenya

University of Nairobi

Technical University of Kenya

Institute of Primate Research

Pwani University

Rwanda

University of Rwanda

Tanzania

Sokoine University of Agriculture

National Health Laboratory

Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences

Uganda

Makerere University

Kampala International University

Ghana

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology

Nigeria

National Veterinary Research Institute

University of Lagos

The Gambia

University of The Gambia

Indonesia

Primate Research Center at Bogor Agricultural University

Malaysia

Asian Institute of Medicine, Science and Technology

Funding Provided by

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Conservation, Food & Health Foundation

Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council

Microbiology Society

Lions Club of Maarn

Individual Donors

Equipment Loaned by

Epibiome, Inc.

University of California, Berkeley

Bio-Link Depot