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May 21, 2021

Professor Eugénie Kayitesi, a TYAN member receives R2,8m in grants to aid research into improving food security and nutrition

PRETORIA – Two University of Pretoria (UP) researchers have received grants of up to $200 000 (R2,8m) each from the Alliance...
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April 30, 2021

Pablo Bolanos Villegas, is the leading author in “Diversity in somatic DNA repair efficiencies between commercial inbred maize lines and native Central American purple landraces”

Exposure to UV radiation damages DNA and worsens drought stress in crops. In Central America the main crop is maize....
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December 7, 2018

2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine: Immunotherapy breakthrough

The 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded jointly to Dr. James Allison of the University of Texas,...
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October 30, 2018

The TYAN-YSN International Thematic Workshop on Cancer 2018

The second of TYAN’s series of international thematic workshops. These workshops aimed at improving knowledge in specific research areas serve...
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September 10, 2018

Crossing two oceans for science

Hudaa Neetoo, TWAS Young Affiliate from Mauritius, heard the call of science as a child, and traveled to Europe and...
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September 2, 2018

Success story of Tyan Collaborative Grant Award (TCGA)

Dr. Atunga Nyachieo, a Kenyan scientist has obtained both phage therapy specialized training and multiple collaborators in a foreign collaborative...
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December 12, 2017

Fathiah Zakham wins TWAS-Al-Kharafi Prize

The Yemeni researcher is working to develop faster ways of studying and testing tuberculosis, helping researchers track drug-resistance, which is...
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October 16, 2017

TYAN: Building networks of the future

When scientists from the TWAS Young Affiliates Network – TYAN – met in Rio de Janeiro, they focused on the...
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October 16, 2017

TWAS-Elsevier award honours sustainability research

A new TWAS-Elsevier Foundation award honours researchers from Cameroon, Ethiopia, Kenya and Nigeria – all of them advancing sustainability science...
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