PhD Showcase Update

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VALIDATE PhD Showcase Series

The upcoming VALIDATE PhD Showcase is set to unite global researchers for concise, insightful presentations and skill-building. On September 12, 2023, at 15:00 BST, PhD students will share 8-minute talks on their research, followed by 2 minutes for questions, all aimed at improving their communication abilities.

The event goes beyond talks – it offers interactive workshops where presenters engage with senior VALIDATE Investigators for personalized feedback and guidance on future presentations.

With a dual focus on refining presentation techniques and fostering international networking, this showcase features distinguished speakers and their topics:

  • Esther Uwimaana from Stellenbosch University, South Africa Research: Characterizing cell-mediated response to Mycobacterium tuberculosis proteins
  • Jonathan Kofi Adjei from KCCR, Ghana Research: Identifying biomarkers for Buruli ulcer disease through blood immunophenotyping
  • Isaac Acheampong from KNUST & KCCR, Ghana Research: Immune biomarkers for tuberculosis diagnosis and monitoring in Ghana
  • Hubert Senanu Ahor from HHU, Germany Research: Understanding monocyte immunopathology in human Tuberculosis
  • Rebecca Clark from LSHTM, UK Research: Mathematical modeling of tuberculosis vaccine impact for policy decisions
  • Sarah Weiby from University of Nevada, United States Research: Evaluating adjuvants' impact on Melioidosis Subunit Vaccine

Open to all interested individuals, the VALIDATE PhD Showcase invites registration to support fellow members on September 12, 2023. This event promises to empower researchers and facilitate global collaboration.

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Published 16 August 2023