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Iruka Okeke
Bacteriologist of E. coli and relatives - bacterial genetics educator - advocate for microbiology in Africa
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AAS May 23
Attention African journalists! Pitch your science story to us and well fund
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The Lancet Global Health May 23
"How can Kenyan health workers trust a government health system that leaves them so under-resourced? How does the Kenyan public trust health workers who are willing to put down their tools?"
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Tasha Suri May 22
If your only solution to a lack of diversity in a field is to stick all the POC on one panel where they talk about diversity while all the white panelists get to talk about the *actual work involved in that field* I... don't know what to tell you.
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BBC News Africa May 23
Our team in Nairobi pays tribute to Kenyan author Binyavanga Wainaina, reading excerpts from his satirical essay "How to write about Africa". What's your favourite quote from the award-winning author?
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Quartz Africa May 23
The country where the malaria parasite was discovered 140 years ago is now free of the disease via
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GaryFoster May 22
University counselling services 'inundated by stressed academics' - BBC News .....it’s just hell for many in the system at the moment. Worst I’ve ever seen it and I’ve been around a while.
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ReAct Action on ABR 14h
In Open Letter to Member States from and former : 1, Create a Leadership Group on and a multi-stakeholder partnership platform. Article and the open letter. ▶️
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Anthony Underwood 14h
Congratulations from everybody at the . Very well deserved. Coming soon - lots of opportunities to apply your skills to the torrent of genomic surveillance data that will be generated by the project. P.S: We want photographic evidence of the suit 😆
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Elisabeth Bik 15h
Interesting. A call for paid reviewers. Paid. By a (new?) low-quality publisher, called "Phoenix Journals". Does that mean they will pay people to approve manuscripts? Maybe I should find out by applying? Shall I?
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Ayo Afolayan 16h
So happy for the success of my thesis defence. Many thanks to my supervisor Dr. Ayeni and for their support. Good to share the news with .
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Iruka Okeke May 23
Big day at ! successfully defended his microbiome doctoral thesis, so is now a ‘real’ post doc & missed it all as he’s speaking at . Shd’ve taken pictures as we may never see in a suit again.
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Anderson Oaikhena May 23
Tremendously excited that I'll be finally able to give my talk at after significant logistic constraints. Thanks to .
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Anderson Oaikhena May 23
Proudly representing at where I'll speak about my work on two Nigerian medicinal plants. Its been such a great experience!
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Caline Mattar May 21
. Moving from paper to action has been the rate limiting step in tackling in Africa
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Nigeria Health Watch May 22
Replying to @ChrisJElias @WHO and 8 others
“Genomic sequencing is useless if the results don’t get shared with the people who can actually use it to inform a real-time response”-
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Iruka Okeke May 22
Today we’re at ththe 4th intl conference on scientific research in Nigeria at th Faculty of Science . Quite a few really nice submitted talks in chemistry, physics and th biological sciences. We don’t usually have the opportunity to enjoy such multidisciplinary fare.
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PASGR May 19
Happening now: Cascade Training Nigeria PedaL: Catalysing systemic change in teaching and learning in African Universities.
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Iruka Okeke May 21
At the close of today’s 77th interdisciplinary research discourse on ‘The & Public Policy in Nigeria in the era of the ’, lecturer insisted that Africans HAVE to be optimists & be more deliberate in enacting the transformations we need.
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AESA May 21
The AAS Affiliates Programme seeks early and mid-career scientists who demonstrate excellence in their development and application of science in Africa.Follow link for nomination details
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Arturo Casadevall May 20
Kudos to editors , Rex Ahima, Gregg Semenza and Gordon Tomaselli who responded to data from showing gender biases in 1st author position and came up with policy to request explanations on how ordering is done
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