Archile Paguem, a PhD-student from the University of Ngaoundéré, has arrived in Tübingen for a three months research stay. He is collaborating with Dr. Albert Eisenbarth (photo) at the EVE-Institute, with Dr. Wolfgang Hoffmann at the ITM, and PD Dr. Adrian Streit at the MPI.
About A. Renz
Alfons Renz is a lecturer at the university of Tübingen and the head of the Programme Onchocercoses Laboratory in Ngaoundéré. In his research, he focusses on the epidemiology and control of human onchocerciasis ('riverblindness') . He developed, together with Sandy Trees from mthen Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and partners from the IRAD in Cameroon the bovine Onchocerca model, which is now largely used for studies on the bionomics, immunology and chemotherapy of Onchocerca parasites. He is an author of over 70 scientific papres and books. see www.riverblindness.eu
The new CFG-project was present in the lecture hall of the Max-Plack-Institute in Tübingen. Amongst the guests were the former German Ambassador of Yaounde, Reinhard Buchholz, the vice-director of IRAD, Yaounde, Prof. Daniel Achukwi, and many students, collegues and friends who have been collaborating with Programme Onchocercoses since longtime. For more information, download the presentation: […]
Babette Abanda, a graduate student from the University of Ngaoundere, Cameroon, has arrived in Germany to learn molecular-genetic techniques at the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Tübingen. There, in the laboratory of Dr. Wolfgang Hoffmann, she is analying genetic data from the project’s own cattle herd which is naturally infected with different parasites, like filariae, […]
The excursion of students from the Tübingen University to Cameroon has received financial support from PROMOS, a grant from the DAAD, which is aimed at facilitating the motility and international experience of German students. The report of our excursion is now available on the homepage of the Tübingen University: => http://www.uni-tuebingen.de/international/studieren-im-ausland/foerderungsmoeglichkeiten/promos-stipendienprogramm.html (at the bottom: […]
PhD candidate Albert Eisenbarth receives two scholarship grants from the German Academic Exchange Program DAAD and the University of Tübingen, respectively, to continue his field studies on the epidemiology of filarial parasites in Northern Cameroon. With a total duration of 9 months he is going to study the life cycles of bovine filarial worms, such […]
After Berlin (2010) and Accra (2011), this 3rd meeting of DFG-sponsored projects was held in Bonn. read more…
In March 2012, a one week course in Medical Entomology, Parasitology, Immunology and Molecular Biology was held at the University of Ngaoundéré.