The VALIDATE Network - Vaccine development for complex intracellular neglected pathogens
Royal Society Africa Prize Seminar 2018, Oct 2018
Dates: 1 Oct 2018
Location: The Royal Society in Carlton House Terrace, London
The Royal Society Africa Prize recognises research scientists based in Africa who are making an innovative contribution to the biological sciences, including basic medical science, which contributes significantly to capacity building in Africa.
The Royal Society Africa Prize 2018 is awarded to Dr Dorothy Yeboah-Manu for her contributions and innovative approaches to understanding Mycobacterium ulcerans and Mycobacterium africanum, combining microbiology, genetic studies and epidemiology in the areas of her work.
Dr Dorothy Yeboah-Manu will be giving a talk on Mycobacterium ulcerans and Mycobacterium africanum. She will be joined by Professor Gerd Pluschke from the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, and Professor Hazel Dockrell from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, who will also be discussing mycobacterial infections.
The Seminar will begin at 3pm, and will be followed by a drinks reception and prize giving ceremony with the evening concluding at 7pm.There are a limited number of places, and as such, this event is intended for researchers in relevant fields. This event is free to attend, but advance registration is essential. Contact The Royal Society events team with your name, organisation and brief paragraph on why you wish to attend to request an invitation to register.