CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: PAPER ANALYTICAL DEVICES (PAD) WORKSHOP

The University of Malawi-College of Medicine through its Africa Center of Excellence in Public Health & Herbal Medicine (ACEPHEM is pleased to announce a 5-day workshop on Paper Analytical Devices, which will be offered in collaboration with the Pharmacy Department and University ofNotre Dame.

 

Participants will learn the fundamentals of paper microfluidics through practicalsessions and discussion of literature papers, and complete a project where they design and fabricate apaper analytical device using a wax printer.

 

Date:    24th-28th June, 2019.

Venue: College of Medicine-Blantyre

 

Coordinator:

  • Ibrahim Chikowe (Lecturer-University of Malawi, College of Medicine)

Facilitators:

  • Marya Lieberman (University of Notre Dame, US)
  • Tracy-Lynn Lockwood (University of Notre Dame, US)
  • Megan Houston (University of Notre Dame, US)

Aim of the workshop

Equip participants to design and fabricate paper analytical devices to perform their own chemical or biochemical assays

Participants to the Workshop will be:

  • Faculty, Post Graduate,or Undergraduate Students who are interested in Analytical Chemistry
  • Regulatory bodies personnel (PMPB/MBS)

Workshop fees

ACEPHEM will provide tuition scholarship only. UND will provide all workshop materials and supplies. Participants and/or their institutions are expected to contribute accommodation and transport to and from the workshop.

Contact and applications

Interested prospective applicants should download the application form here: GENERIC APPLICATION FORM and send the application to gondwet@medcol.mwwith a copy to emokiwa@medcol.mw.

 

CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIVING APPLICATIONS: 14TH JUNE, 2019