Pablo Barrecheguren (a PhD studemt from Spain) doing a monologue on the little fly for a humour contest.
A small institute in Kampala is cultivating a regional network of researchers, using an inexpensive lab model based on the fruit fly.
(This article origanally appeared in the Guardian site)
Quantitative Biology Workshop. KIU Western Camous, Ishaka (UGANDA); August 31st to September 4th 2015. Organised by Silvia Muñoz -Delgado and Marta Vicente Crespo.
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African universities reap fruits of fly research
Fruit flies are proving the unlikely source of a new initiative to help improve postgraduate research opportunities in Africa, with the support of Cambridge academics.
Drosophila melanogaster, better known as the humble fruit fly, has emerged as the unlikely basis of an attempt to help to stem a “brain drain” from African universities.