Keynote speakers

Guida Landouré

Assistant Professor at the University of Science, Technique and Technology of Bamako

Paulina Tindana

Senior Lecturer and Bioethicist at the University of Ghana School of Public Health

Christian Happi

Professor of Molecular Biology and Genomics

Elizabeth Marincola

Senior Advisor for Communications and Advocacy at the African Academy of Sciences

Michèle Ramsay

Member of AWI-Gen and the H3Africa Consortium

Jantina De Vries

Senior Researcher in Bioethics Department of Medicine University of Cape Town

Sonia Abdelhak

Laboratory of Biomedical Genomics and Oncogenetics

Marlo Möller

Researcher: Department of Biomedical Sciences

Eric D. Green

Director National Human Genome Research Institute

Hanchard Neil

Assistant Professor of Molecular and Human Genetics

Caroline T. Tiemessen

DST/NRF Research Chair of HIV Vaccine Translational Research University of the Witwatersrand

Solomon Oforoi – Acquah

Dean of the School of Biomedical and Allied Health Sciences in the University of Ghana

Adebowale Adeyemo

Deputy Director, Center for Research on Genomics and Global Health

Dezheng Huo

Associate Professor, Epidemiology

Rokhaya Ndiaye Diallo

Ass. professor in Human Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, at University Cheikh Anta Diop of Dakar, Senegal.


Professor& President Congolese Society for Human Genetics (CoSHG)

Nicola Mulder

Computational Biology Division at the University of Cape Town (UCT).

Anatole LALEYE

Senior Professor of histology, embryology and cytogenetic at the University of Abomey-Calavi (Benin).


Department of Biology, Division of Science and Mathematics,


Université Libre de Bruxelles (Brussels, BELGIUM)

Lucien Koulischer

Center for Human Genetics, University of Liège, Belgium

Monica Uddin

Epigenomics of traumatic stress in human populations