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Latest activities of the lab
July 26th , 2023
First schistosomiasis awareness and scientific networking day in Cameroon
A first in Cameroon on July 26th, 2023: the Schistosomiasis day to initiate public awareness by reinforcing knowledge and involving young scientists in the fight against the disease and to build a Cameroonian scientific network providing the necessary flexibility to adapt to a broad spectrum of arising challenges and increasing cross-functional work between researchers in different disciplines. Consult a comprehensive report of this day organized by the IBHI Lab on Report | First Schistosomiasis day at IMPM, Yaoundé, Cameroon | GSA (eliminateschisto.org)
IBHI Lab manager defend his master’s thesis with excellent grades at the Protestant University of Central Africa (PUCA)
On 16th December 2022, Mr. Kamguia Leonel defended his master’s thesis on the topic “Potential of GM-CSF and IL-4 plasma levels as a biomarker of hepatosplenic schistosomiasis infection and pathology in school children of Bokito, Cameroon”, supervised by the head of the Laboratory of Immunobiology and Helminth Infections. The jury accepted his work with excellent grades (90/100) and encouraged Mr.Kamguia and his supervisor to publish, the tremendous results obtained, in peer review journals.
Appointment of IBHI lab head as Honorary senior lecturer of the Division of Immunology, Department of Pathology of the University of Cape Town in South Africa.
A great accolade and solid basis for continued research endeavors abroad for Dr NONO who has been appointed as Honorary senior lecturer in the Division of Immunology, Department of Pathology of the University of Cape Town in South Africa from 2022 to 2025.
IBHI Unit conducted a seminar on Immunity & Helminthiases at the School of health Sciences of the Catholic University of Central Africa in Cameroon.
Head of IBHI Unit conducted a 5 days seminar with MSc (Immunology) students of the Catholic University of Central Africa in Yaounde from May 9th to 13th, 2022.
IBHI Lab and JRJ Health discuss the potential influence of Schistosomiasis on anti-COVID-19 vaccination
IBHI Lab and JRJ Health joint Education session on Schistosomiasis transmission in Bokito, rural Cameroon, January 2020.