Olin-Rice Science Center Room 221
The program is composed of two components:
COURSE: PROJECTS IN GLOBAL HEALTH (BIOL394/CHEM394)
Students will conduct multi-disciplinary collaborative research on current problems in global health (special focus on East Africa) in partnership with research faculty and clinical professionals in the US and Uganda. Potential partner organizations include Makerere University, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Ugandan Wildlife Authority, and Uganda Ministry of Agriculture. Admission to this course is by application only. (Fall 2012)
After completing the course, students will present their research reports to scientists and health care professionals in Uganda. Following the trip, teams will also present to audiences in the Twin Cities. (January 2013)
An information session for the Global Health Scholars Program will be scheduled in March 2013.