Visit to Multidisciplinary Center for Infectious Diseases, Bern University

Professor Tulio visited Bern University in Switzerland and met with the team from the MCID (Multidisciplinary Center for Infectious Diseases). During his visit, they discussed potential collaborations on topics related to pandemic preparedness and emerging infectious diseases. In addition, discussions focused on how to expand genomics to rare diseases and cancer.

Strategic meeting at MCID at the University of Bern to discuss the Cluster of Excellence in Genomics in Africa. This discussion was led  by Prof. Tulio de Oliveira (lead of the CoE from ARUA – far left) and Prof Hugues Abriel (Vice-rector of Research at University of Bern – far right) 

The discussions focused on addressing important global health challenges and bringing together experts from different institutions to work towards common goals. Part of the discussion centred around the new Cluster of Excellence (CoE) on Genomics in Africa that is a large African and European Collaboration between ARUA (African Research Universities Alliance) and The Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities.

Right: MCID (Multidisciplinary Center for Infectious Diseases) is in an impressive scientific building in Bern and Prof. de Oliveira tweet about it.

News date: 2023-05-24