SCS Africa 2017 Program

Detailed Agenda

Tuesday  October 10, 2017

Chairs: Candice Rafael and Trust Odia

Start Time End Time Session Type
8:30 AM 8:45 AM Registration
8:45 AM 9:00 AM Welcome and Opening
9:00 AM 10:00 AM Keynote: Dr. Segun Fatumo

10:00 AM

10:10 AM Ice Breaker
10:10 AM 10:30 AM Odia, Trust: Identification of novel drug targets in Leishmania major using in-silico metabolic coupling
10:30 AM 10:50 AM Mboowa, Gerald: Host genetic polymorphisms associated with malaria resistance in HIV-infected children: a retrospective study from Sub-Saharan Africa
10:50 AM 11:10 AM Break
11:10 AM 11:30 AM Awe, Olaitan: In-silico identification of protein-coding and non-coding regions in next-generation technology transcriptome sequence data: a machine learning approach
11:30 AM 11:50 AM Kolawole, Oladipo : Comparative structural analysis of 3-D predicted matrix protein of influenza a H1N2/Ibadan/2014 and H5N1/Ogbomoso/ 2014 in Nigeria
11:50 AM 12:10 PM Amujal, Marion: Whole genome assembly and functional significance of genetic variants of mycobacteria tuberculosis isolated from Kampala, Uganda
12:10 PM 12:30 PM Angela, Makolo: Motif discovery in DNA sequences using an improved Gibbs sampling algorithm
12:30 PM 12:30 PM Closing & Thanks
12:30 PM 2:30 PM Lunch & Poster Session