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Our research teams are currently investigating some of the biggest and most compelling questions in modern science, with the aim of contributing to one or more of the following research goals, with a focus on sub-Saharan African populations.

  • Uncovering African genomic diversity
  • Delineating the molecular epidemiology and evolutionary biology of diseases Understanding disease by studying the life-course of individuals
  • Discovering the molecular basis of host defence mechanisms
  • Exploring novel drug targets and dynamic responses to treatment

Our active research projects include:

  • H3ABioNet
  • Cancer in African Populations
  • Albinism in Africa
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Microbiome Studies
  • Ophthalmological Genetics 
  • Cancer Treatment Pharmacogenetics