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Africa past and present: human evolution and disease management on Earth's...
Thu 6 April 2017, 19:00 – 21:00 BST
The pleasure of your company is requested at a GCEE public outreach event:
Africa past and present: human evolution and disease management on Earth’s most overlooked continent
Our panel of experts will explore the origins of human diversity in Africa, and present progress towards eliminating several of the neglected tropical diseases affecting the present-day population – schistosomiasis and malaria.
Date: Thursday 6 April 2017
Venue: CPB Common Room, Imperial College London, Silwood Park Campus, Ascot, SL5 7PY (building no 6 on the map).
The event is free to attend and open to all.
18:00 Open doors, poster display
19:00 Target Malaria
19:20 Prof Alan Fenwick, Schistosomiasis
19:40 Dr Jason Hodgson, the evolutionary history of African peoples
20:00 Open Q&A
20:30 Drinks reception and mingling
In the Chair: Dr Rob Ewers