Professor Gordon Awandare


West Africa Centre of Excellence for Cell Biology and Infectious Pathogens

University of Ghana

Dr Geoff Banda

Deputy Director,

Innogen Institute,

University of Edinburgh, UK


Professor Moses Chimbari

Pro-Vice Chancellor,

Great Zimbabwe University,


Dr Samson Kinyanjui

Head of Training and Capacity Building,

KEMRI-WT Programme,



Dr Ignatius Matsheka

Botswana Institute for Technology Research and Innovation

Professor Keith Matthews

Professor of Parasite Biology,

Institute of Immunology and Infection Research,

University of Edinburgh, UK

Professor Maowia Mukhtar

Bioscience Research Institute,

Ibn Sina University,


Professor Francisca Mutapi

Professor of Global Health,

Infection and Immunity,

School of Biological Sciences,

University of Edinburgh, UK

Dr Paul Kazyoba

Research Coordination and Promotion,

National Institute for Medical Research,


Professor Takafira Mduluza


Centre for Immunology & Infection Research,

University of Zimbabwe

Dr Thumbi Mwangi

Senior Research Fellow, University of Nairobi Institute of Tropical and Infectious Diseases

Chancellor’s Fellow in Global Health, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh

Associate Professor, Paul G Allen School for Global Animal Health, Washington State University

Professor Faith Osier

Professor of Immunology and Vaccinology,

Imperial College London

Professor Tivani Mashamba-Thompson

Professor of Diagnostics Research and Deputy Dean of Research and Postgraduate Studies at the Faculty of Health Sciences

University of Pretoria,

South Africa

Dr Nadine Rujeni

Dean of College of Medicine and Health Sciences,

University of Rwanda

Professor Simbarashe Rusakaniko

Collge of Health Sciences,

Dept of Community Medicine,

University of Zimbabwe

Professor Elopy Sibanda


Asthma, Allery and Immunology Clinic,

and University of Zimbabwe

Professor James Smith

Vice Principal International and Professor of African and Development Studies,

School of Social and Political Science,

University of Edinburgh, UK

Professor Charles Waiswa

Professor of Veterinary Medicine,

Makerere University,


Professor Sue Welburn

Vice Principal Global Access and Professor of Medical and Veterinary Molecular Epidemiology,

School of Biomedical Sciences,

University of Edinburgh, UK

Professor Mark Woolhouse

Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology,

Usher Institute,

University of Edinburgh, UK