The African Society of Human Genetics successfully launches global data science workshops

Victoria Nembaware*, Declan Bennett, Emile Rugamika Chimusa, Tinashe Chikowore, Richard Daodu, Valential Ngo Bitoungui, Scott M. Williams, Segun Fatumo, Sandra Healy, Cathal Seoighe, Ambroise Wonkam, the African Society of Human Genetics, Guida Landouré, Rokhaya Ndiaye, Collet Dandara, Leon Mutesa, Michèle Ramsay, Ghada El-Kamah, Giorgio Sirugo, Julie MakaniKhalid Sadki, Mohamed Zahir Alimohamed, Siana Nkya, Amadou Gaye, Raj Ramesar, Ananyo Choudhury, Christian Happi, Nchangwi Syntia Munung, Nadia Kherji, Jade Hotchkiss, Verena Ras, Anita Ghansay, Clarisse Musanabaganwa, Kevin Kum Esoh, Samuel Mawuli Adadey, Simone Christina Coughlan

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To accelerate the impact of African genomics on human health, data science skills and awareness of Africa's rich genetic diversity must be strengthened globally. We describe the first African genomics data science workshop, implemented by the African Society of Human Genetics (AfSHG) and international partners, providing a framework for future workshops.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)803-807
Number of pages5
JournalTrends in Genetics
Issue number11
Early online date13 Sept 2023
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2023

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