Author Archive | Sophie Puet

Four WAVE students successfully defend their MSc theses

The start of 2017 brings good news to the West African Virus Epidemiology (WAVE) team as four of its students successfully defend their Masters theses. N’guessan Beugre, William Amoakon, Mariam Combala and Tatiana Boka will now further explore the epidemiological study of cassava viral diseases in Côte d’Ivoire as they progress further in their academic […]

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Godfrey Wokorach is the 2016 AgSharer of the Year!

Godfrey Wokorach has been presented with the AgSharer of the Year Award for 2016. Godfrey is a PhD student on the Sweet Potato Virus Detection Tool (SPVDT) project in Uganda. The AgSharer of the Year Award recognises members who have made significant contributions to the AgShare.Today community and rewards them for their achievements. Since Godfrey […]

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New diagnostics laboratory unveiled at Jomo Kenyatta University in Kenya

On 5th October 2016, the Cassava Diagnostics Project (CDP) unveiled a new laboratory and greenhouse facility at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. Scientists and researchers will use the new facilities to carry out vital diagnostic research viruses badly affecting cassava crops across Sub-Saharan Africa. The two most prolific of these are Cassava […]

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AgShare.Today team delivers scientific writing course at Kebbi State University

From the 16th – 20th May 2016, the AgShare.Today team delivered a scientific writing course to agricultural research scientists at Kebbi State University in Aliero. 30 members of the Cassava Viruses in Northern Nigeria Project (CVNNP)and the Yam Badnavirus Project (YBP)teams attended the five-day course in order to improve their scientific writing. Dr. Ibrahim Wawata […]

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AgShare.Today gives seminar to top scientists on new options for data management and visualisation (Jan 2017)

Every year in January, genetic scientists from over 50 countries gather in San Diego for the Plant and Animal Genome conference. This huge gathering offers the AgShare.Today team the perfect opportunity to meet researchers from our partner projects. Attending the meeting also allows us to discuss current work and update partners on the latest tools […]

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