Bench to Clinic Roadmap

From The Global HIV Vaccine Enterprise Taking new vaccines into a phase I study requires comprehensive knowledge of a large number of issues in various areas and an understanding of how they impact one another, of which only a handful of investigators, funders and community representatives can fully fathom. Recognition of Read more…

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The SYFA Website

SYFA (Save Your Future Association) was founded in 2001 by Farmer Tantoh Nforba and is located in Nkambe, North West Province of Cameroon. SYFA works with local farmers, youths and children on environmental protection, organic agriculture and home gardening and currently coordinates the activities of 10 environmental groups at local Read more…

Voluntary work

Community Fundraiser for The Food Chain

Since 2003 volunteer and chair (2004-2006) of the Community Fundraising Committee of The Food Chain whose mission is to improve the health and well being of London’s population living with HIV by alleviating hunger and malnutrition.

The Food Chain is a UK registered charity delivering meals every week to more than 500 users across London, free of charge, since 1988. Every Sunday, Food Chain volunteers prepare and deliver delicious, nutritionally balanced, individually tailored meals and groceries to people who, because of their illness, are housebound and unable to provide or prepare meals for themselves. (more…)

Voluntary work

Nabuur Online Facilitator

Online Facilitators (2006-2007) for Nabuur which mission is to give communities in developing countries access to their global Neighbours via the Internet and through these Neighbours to the huge reservoir of resources (knowledge, solutions, energy, and creativity) that is available elsewhere.

This is the narrative I wrote when nominated for the 2006 UN Online Volunteer of the Year Award. I did not get the award but another volunteer from Nabuur was one of the 10 volunteers to receive the award.
In 2005 I decided to take a break from the hectic London life and to move to Thailand for a year. I arrived in Bangkok in February 2006 and after a couple of months holidaying around, I decided to devote some of my free time to voluntary work. (more…)

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The Reactome

The Reactome project is a collaboration between Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, The European Bioinformatics Institute, and The Gene Ontology Consortium to develop a curated resource of core pathways and reactions in human biology. Project Summary: curation of the IRS/PKB cascade of events (6 months). Role: Supervision and contribution to the Read more…