Uganda Research Symposium & Celebration

November 4 to 6, 2015
Infectious Disease Institute (IDI),
Makerere University
Kampala, Uganda

At this event, the University of Minnesota celebrated ten years of collaboration, research, and education with the Infectious Disease Institute (IDI) at Makerere University. This event highlighted achievements stemming from the partnerships with IDI and Makerere University, as well as to advance the work for the next 10 years and beyond. 

Agenda overview

Wednesday, November 4: Celebration and Hub Launch

  • Celebrate the IDI-Makerere-UMN collaboration and the launch of the AHC Uganda Hub
  • Keynote by Dr. Brooks Jackson and presentations by key partners
  • Evening reception

Thursday, November 5: Scientific Symposium

  • Syposium Theme - "Supporting and Celebrating Interdisciplinary and Transnational Research Collaboration"
  • Oral and poster presentations

Friday, November 6 - Resource Workshop

  • Workshops for new researchers including introduction to human subjects, regulations in Kampala, etc


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