African Population Genomic Structure: Impact of diet, geography, and ancestry on the gut microbiome

Overview (Content and Syllabus etc)

The presentation will generally illustrate the application of integrative genomics approaches for genetic and phenotypic diversity studies in Africa with a focus on gut microbiome. It will highlight the importance and ELSI of gut microbiome research. The field methodology of fecal collection and storage shall form a key part of this presentation. The presentation will end with some data generated from previous collections from three African countries.

Webinar organisers. Organizing body contact details

NIH Environmental Health WG H3A Coordinating Centre, Rolanda.Julius @uct.ac.za

Name of the Speaker
Eric Mbunwe
Length of discussion
10 minutes or more
Length of talk
50 or less
Event Theme/Subject Category
Genomics
Host H3Africa Project/Organizations/H3Africa Working Group
Other
Type of Training/Opportunity
H3Africa Webinar
Dates of Event
Fri, Jan 25 2019, 4:00 to 5:00pm
City of Venue
n/a
Name of Venue, Institute
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/927530997