Trypansome Workshop 2015


2nd Workshop on Molecular biology, pathogenesis and diagnostics of neglected diseases

July 6-17, 2015 at the Department of Biochemistry,

Cell and Molecular Biology,

University of Ghana, Legon, Accra


The course is designed for people who already have at least a BSc in a relevant subject from institutions in Ghana. The workshop will be taught by both an international and local faculty. The workshop emphasizes on student participation through presentations, journal club discussions of selected papers from the literature, hands-on laboratory sessions and informal interactions.


Participating faculty include:

  1. Gordon Awandare , University of Ghana
  2. Mark Carrington , Univeristy of Cambridge
  3. Theresa Manful, Univerity of Ghana
  4. Lydia Mosi, University of Ghana
  5. Osbourne Quaye, University of Ghana
  6. Jayne Raper, Hunter College, CUNY
  7. Angela Schwede, University of Cambridge
  8. Jack Sunter, Oxford University
  9. Simone Weyand, University of Cambridge 
  10. Patrick Kobina Arthur, University of Ghana


Registration and participation:

The application deadline is April 30 , 2015. All expenses for the workshop will be covered.

Applicants are required to send a completed application, CV and a letter of motivation to mbtryps@ug.edu.gh


Download Documents:

1. RS Workshop Flyer

2. Workshop Application Forms


Programme Details and Schedule



Article Type: