ASHG 2022 Presidential Symposium – African Genomics

Highlighting the profoundly dynamic and diverse continent’s major advances, new directions and goals, emerging scientific leadership, exciting investment in technology infrastructure, and more.​

How can and will genomics in Africa “spread its wings” and what areas are most exciting? Join a global community for an exciting dialogue about what African genomics is – and is becoming


  • Charles Rotimi, PhD, ASHG President​
  • Francis Collins, MD, PhD, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy​


  • Christian Happi, PhD, African Centre of Excellence for Genomics of Infectious Disease, Nigeria​
  • Julie Makani, PhD, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS), Tanzania​
  • Mayowa Owolabi, MD, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria​
  • Nicola Mulder, PhD, University of Cape Town; H3ABioNet, Cape Town, South Africa​


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