PRESS RELEASE: ACEGID Strengthens National Capacity for Analysis of SARS-CoV-2 Data

EDE, NIGERIA, August 17, 2021 The African Centre of Excellence for Genomics of Infectious Diseases (ACEGID) has started an intensive hands-on bioinformatics workshop on the analysis of SARS-CoV-2 genomic and...

Where Do New Diseases Come From? Understanding Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases

Globally, infectious diseases account for the largest burden of diseases of public health importance. They also remain a never-ending challenge as new pathogens causing severe infectious diseases are constantly emerging...

ACEGID’s Pivotal Work on Public Health Featured in World Bank Results Brief

ACEGID's approach, results and impacts were the focus of a recent World Bank Results Brief. The publication highlights how we are countering immediate public health threats as well as detecting...

ACEGID-Africa Pathogen Genomics Initiative Trains African Scientists in Next Generation Sequencing

Towards scaling up genomic sequencing capacity on the African continent, the African Centre of Excellence for Genomics of Infectious Diseases (ACEGID), in partnership with the Africa Pathogen Genomics Initiative, is

ACEGID Scientists Share Their Experience Sequencing Africa’s First SARS-CoV-2 Genome

It has been over a year since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the world, changing life as we knew it

ACEGID Doctoral Research Fellows Win PHA4GE Sub-Grant

We are happy to announce that two of our PhD Research Fellows, Idowu Olawoye and Paul Oluniyi, recently received a sub-grant from

ACEGID’s World Class Science Capacity Development featured by Nigeria Health Watch

Following the research and innovation strides by the ACEGID team how we are evolving world class scientists 

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