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Faisal Mohamed Fadlelmola

Dr. Faisal Mohamed Fadlelmola, is an Associate Professor with extensive regional and International academic and research experience in cancer genomics, bioinformatics and Information Technology. He is a Fellow of the British Computer Society and Chartered IT Professional (FBCS CITP, UK), and Fellow of Institute of Biomedical Sciences, London (FIBMS, UK).He is also Certified Training and Development Professional (CTDP, Toronto, Canada).He has been awarded a M.Sc. in Medical Molecular Biology, University of Westminster, London, UK. He is holder of another M.Sc.in Computer-based Information Systems, University of Sunderland, UK. PhD Molecular Human Genetics and Bioinformatics, Institute of Human Genetics, University of Wurzburg, Germany. Then, he worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Centre for Translational and Applied Genomics (CTAG) at the British Columbia Cancer Centre in Vancouver, BC, Canada (2004-2006) and Senior Research Associate (2007-2009) at the CTAG.

He was a founding academic staff for the School of Medicine, University of Botswana; where he taught genetics/genomics, bioinformatics, and health informatics and information technology. Currently, he is the Principal Investigator of US NIH H3ABioNet Sudan Node at University of Khartoum (2012-2022). He is also the Founder and Head of the Centre for Bioinformatics and Systems Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Khartoum, Sudan. He is currently involved in training activities and capacity building in human molecular genetics, genomics and bioinformatics in Africa. Recently, he was nominated as the Secretary of the African Society for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology for the period (2020-2022). He has been involved in a variety of research projects on topics such as cancer genomics, bioinformatics, molecular epidemiology of cancer, translational and applied genomics, mobile health and mobile learning, among many others.