The Regional Office selected eight young scientists to participate in the 2016 BioVision meeting in Alexandria, Egypt.
The TWAS-ROSSA selected participants were Prof Philippe Sessou (Benin), Dr Jared Kibiwot Serem (Kenya), Ms Patricia Namukhosi Nabende (Kenya), Dr Amadou Hamadoun Dicko (Mali), Ms Zaahira Aumee-ruddy (Mauritius), Mr Ozede Nicholas Igiehon (Nigeria), Ms Aneth David Mwakilili (Tanzania), and Dr Mutsa Prudence Mambo (Zimbabwe). The participants attended the TWAS/BVA. NXT 2016 which was held within the framework of BIOVISION Alexandria 2016 International Biennial Conference. The event took place on 10-11 April 2016 at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria, Egypt. Thereafter, the participants attended the BIOVISION Alexandria Conference from 12-14 April 2016. The young scientists were accompanied by Ms Phyllis Kalele and Mr Kholani Mbhiza as observers from TWAS-ROSSA.