About this event

This First ISME-Africa Symposium and Bioinformatics Training workshop is aimed to give an update on current research on microbial ecology during a two-days symposium, and provide during a three-days workshop, a comprehensive understanding of theoretical and practical knowledge on microbial genomics and metagenomics using bioinformatics.

When and where


22 – 26 May 2023


INP-HB / Yamoussoukro, Côte d’Ivoire(https://www.inphb.ci/)

Invited Speakers

Thulani P. Makhalanyane, South Africa
Colin Murell, UK
Zeze Adolphe, Cote d'Ivoire
Mohamed Hijri, Moroco
Oliver Biuzut, South Africa
Rian Pirneef, South Africa
Marcela Hernández, UK
Nana Eghele Adade, Ghana
Romain K. FOSSOU, Cote d'Ivoire
Theo H. M. Smits, Switzerland
AMON Chiguié Estelle, Cote d'Ivoire
Samuel Duodu, Ghana
Mohammad Bahram, Sweden
Chioma Blaise Chikere, Nigeria
Josh D. Neufeld, Canada
Fanus Venter, South Africa
Nyasha Mafumo, South Africa
Tord Ranheim Sveen, Sweden
Olubukola O. BABALOLA, South Africa
Koua Dominique, Cote d'Ivoire
Sten ANSLAN, Estonia
N’Dédé T. DJENI, Côte d’Ivoire

Organizing Commitee

President : Professor Adolphe ZEZE, ISME Country Ambassador (adolphe.zeze@inphb.ci)

Vice-president : Dr Romain FOSSOU, ISME Country Young Ambassador (romain.fossou@inphb.ci)

Protocol and Welcome : Dr. YEBOUET Inès - Dr. TIENEBO Eric

Restauration : Mme AMON E. épse BEHOU

Secretary : Mr. EBOU Anicet - Dr. FOSSOU Kouakou Romain - Dr Kouadjo-Zézé Claude Ghislaine

Transport and logistics : Dr. NANDJUI Jacob - Mr. ADOU Paul-Marie - Dr Kouadjo-Zézé Claude Ghislaine

Communication and media : Mr. GNAHOUA Arafat

Finance : Mr. EBOU Anicet (bis) - Mme YEBOUET Inès (bis)

Maintenance and hygiene : Mme AKAFFOU Marie-Ange

Members as ISME ambassadors from Africa :

Prof Thulani Makalanyane, University of Pretoria, SA

Prof Fanus Venter, University of Pretoria, SA

Prof Nourou Soulemane Yorou, University of Parakou, Benin

Dr Sam Duodu, University of Ghana, Ghana

Prof Chioma Blaise Chikéré, University of Port Hacourt, Nigeria

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Write us or contact us for more informations about this event

Call: +225 07 08 27 47 42

Email: romain.fossou@inphb.ci