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Papers:

  • Sarah Mwangi, Edwin Murungi, Mario Jonas and Alan Christoffels (2011) Evolutionary Genomics of Glossina morsitans immune-related Serine proteases and Serine Protease inhibitors. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 11: 740-745.

Conference Oral Presentations:

  • Musa Nur Gabere, Vijayaraghava Seshadri Sundararajan, Ashley Pretorius, Saleem Adam, Alan Christoffels, Minna Lehväslaiho, and Vladimir B Bajic (2010). Dragon Antimicrobial Peptide Database: A collection of manually curated antimicrobial peptides. 22nd international Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA) conference. Stellenbosch, Cape Town. 24-27 October 2010
  • Sarah Mwangi and Alan Christoffels. An Evolutioniary Genomics Approach towards analysis of Genes implicated in transmission of Trypanosomes between Tsetse fly and Mammalian host. International Society for Computational Biology Africa ASBCB: Joint Conference on Bioinformatics of Infectious Diseases.  30 Nov – 05 Dec 2009, Bamako, Mali.
  • Mark Wamalwa  andAlan Christoffels. Comparative genomics analysis of Glossina morsitans transcriptome: vector for sleeping sickness. International Society for Computational Biology Africa ASBCB: Joint Conference on Bioinformatics of Infectious Diseases. 30 Nov – 05 Dec 2009, Bamako, Mali.
  • Alan Christoffels and the IGGI consortium. International Glossina Genome Initiative: Towards an understanding of the Glossina morsitans transcriptome. Molecular and population biology of mosquitos and other disease vectors. 19 – 26 Jul 2009, Kolymbari, Crete.
  • Tsetse fly transcriptome analysis. Alan Christoffels and the IGGI consortium. XXIII International Congress of Entomology, Durban, July 2008.

Conference Posters:

  • Edwin Murungi, Sumir Panji and Alan Christoffels (2010). Genome mining, characterization and evolutionary analysis of SNARE proteins in Trypanosoma brucei and Trypanosoma cruzi. African Network for Drugs and Diagnostics Innovation (ANDI), Nairobi Kenya, 11-13 October 2010

Invited Talks:

  • Genomics perspective of a (post)colonial disease – sleeping sickness. June 2010. Royal Society of South Africa.
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