Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research

Class of 2017

6 staff members, 26 participants

What are the academic backgrounds of the participants in your classroom? Molecular Biology- 6; Parasitology-7; Immunology-2; Bacteriology-4; Virology-1; Bioinformatician-2; Biostatisticians-1; Population Geneticist- 1; System Administrator-1

What are the main research interests of your institution? Biomedical Research

Tell us something interesting about your institution? The Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research was built in the memory of a Japanese scientist (Hideyo Noguchi) who died researching into Yellow fever in Ghana.

Tell us something interesting about your city or country? The region Greater Accra and the country Ghana is where the Greenwich Meridian imaginary line passes; the country with a rich cultural background – making the best ‘Kente’; First country in sub-Saharan Africa to gain independence from the British colonial rule