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NEW! Open Meetings of the H3Africa Program in South Africa. The Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa) program announces two meetings open to the public in Stellenbosch, South Africa:
May 30, 2014: “Understanding Cardiovascular Diseases in Africa: Harmonizing H3Africa Genomic Epidemiological Teams and Tools”
Workshop to stimulate discussion among African researchers and to enhance the understanding of how relations among the observable effects of cardiovascular disease can be targeted to decrease the burden of cardiovascular disease.
June 2, 2014: “African Genomic Variation and Disease Gene Discovery”
Genome Analysis Session to discuss strategies for gene discovery in African populations and the design of an H3Africa custom genotyping chip.
Learn how multiple NIH programs – including the Common Fund Global Health program – are working synergistically with outside partners to build biomedical research capacity in Africa Read more . . .
The Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa) program announces $17 million in new awards to support genomics research, train genomic scientists, and build scientific infrastructure in Africa. Click the links below or visit the “PUBLICATIONS/NEWS” tab for more information.
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