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08:30 - Coffee and Registration

09:00 - Welcome - Digby Warner, UCT

09:05 - Introduction & IDM overview – Valerie Mizrahi, UCT

09:10 - African BioImaging Consortium: a network for Africa Caron Jacobs, UCT

09:20 - Keynote: The Africa Microscopy Initiative Teng-Leong Chew, HHMI Janelia

10:00Jan Ellenberg, European Molecular Biology Laboratory

10:35 - Coffee break

10:55 Michelle Peckham, University of Leeds

11:30 - Atondaho Ramudzuli, UCT

11:45 - Janine Scholefield, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

12:00 - Lunch

13:00Funder's session: Stephanie Otte, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

                                             Chris Karp, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation


13:30 Suliana Manley, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne​ (virtual)

14:05 William Wasswa, Mbarara University

14:35 Cosnet Lerato Rametse, UCT

14:50 - Coffee break

15:10 - Jurgen Kriel, Stellenbosch University

15:25 - Izzy Jayasinghe, University of Sheffield (virtual)

16:00 - Integrating Imaging Infrastructure: What’s in an Image? Spencer Shorte, Institute Pasteur, Paris

16:35 - Closing and Thanks – Michael Reiche, UCT


This event will be live streamed! Use Zoom to join virtually.

Address: Wolfson Pavilion Lecture Theatre, IDM, UCT Faculty of Health Science, Anzio Rd, Observatory, Cape Town, 7925

Please check back soon for updates and finalised program

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