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Pan-African Malaria Genetic Epidemiology Network (PAMGEN) Anopheles gambiae samples (1270-VO-MULTI-PAMGEN)

Locations: Cameroon (CM), Ethiopia (ET), The Gambia (GM).

Human Mosquito Parasite

The Anopheles gambiae samples due to be collected from seven countries (The Gambia, Ghana, Mali, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Madagascar) will contribute to the Pan-African Malaria Genetic Epidemiology Network (PAMGEN) project. The aim of PAMGEN is to create a robust network of African scientists – within and outside Africa– in collaboration with leading researchers around the world, who use the latest genetics and genomics science to contribute towards malaria elimination efforts in Africa. By combining data from across the continent and from across human, parasite, and vector samples, PAMGEN will better understand the deadly evolutionary arms race of malaria.

Contributors:

Cameroon

  • Tobias Apinjoh University of Buea, Cameroon

Ethiopia

  • Lemu Golassa Akililu Lemma Institute of Pathology, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia

Ghana

  • Lucas Amenga-Etego West African Centre for Cell Biology of Infectious Pathogens (WACCBIP), University of Ghana, Ghana

Madagascar

  • Milijaona Randrianarivelojosia Institut Pasteur de Madagascar, Madagascar

Mali

  • Abdoulaye Djimdé Malaria Research and Training Centre, University of Science, Techniques and Technologies of Bamako, Mali

Tanzania

  • Deus Ishengoma National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR), United Republic of Tanzania

The Gambia

  • Alfred Amambua-Ngwa Medical Research Council Unit The Gambia at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, The Gambia