The Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI), Makerere University's College of Computing & Health Sciences (CHS) in partnership with the US Government National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and the Office of Cyber Infrastructure and Computational Biology (NIH/NIAID/OCICB) established the African Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics & Data Sciences, one of the 2 such centers on the African continent.


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  • Launch of the BIG Data Interest Group

    The ACE within IDI launched the BIG (Big Data Interest Group) that will; Raise awareness within the regional research community on the potential applications of this computational technology Generate interest […]


Strategic Plan

The ACE provides high-performance scientific computing infrastructure and serves as a platform for sharing skills, knowledge, and best practices between members of the global biomedical research community.