The Royal Society Africa Prize recognises research scientists based in Africa who are making an innovative contribution to the biological sciences, including basic medical science, which contributes significantly to capacity building in Africa.
The Royal Society Africa Prize 2018 is awarded to Dr Dorothy Yeboah-Manu for her contributions and innovative approaches to understanding Mycobacterium ulcerans and Mycobacterium africanum, combining microbiology, genetic studies and epidemiology in the areas of her work.
This afternoon seminar, held as part of the Prize, celebrated Dr Yeboah-Manu's work and explored related research. The seminar was chaired by Sir Brian Greenwood CBE FMedSci FRS, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. The audio recording of the seminar talks and discussion is available on this page.
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