The Bioinformatics Course at MRC Unit The Gambia

The introduction to bioinformatics, a hands on workshop for beginners with colleagues from Warwick University at MRC Unit The Gambia (MRCG) ended on Thursday 9th February 2017. The 2-day interactive course which engaged students in UNIX (operating system), MRC Cloud Infrastructure for Microbial Bioinformatics (CLIMB) and bacterial genome analysis was a tremendous success. In attendance […]

Dr Kevin Opondo awarded a 3 year Post-doctoral MARCAD Fellowship

Malaria Research Capacity Development in West and Central Africa (MARCAD) recently awarded Dr Opondo with a Post-doctoral Fellowship to conduct his research on the ‘Impact of Insecticide Resistance on Malaria Vector Longevity and Transmission Potential in the Wild’.

Isatou Manneh shaping the Library Management System

Since April 2016, MRC Unit The Gambia’s Librarian Isatou Manneh has been providing Research Information Services to The Unit. Following her appointment, one of Isatou’s first activites was the coordination of the complete renewal of the library

Mustapha Jobe joined MRCG as the Head of Human Resources

Mustapha Jobe joined MRCG as the Head of Human Resources (HR), in April 2016. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and holds a Masters Degree in Human Resources Management and a Business Studies Degree.