Royal Society Africa Prize Seminar 2018 | Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Mycobacterium ulcerans

Dr Dorothy Yeboah-Manu, Royal Society Africa Prize winner 2018, will be giving a talk on Mycobacterium ulcerans and Mycobacterium africanum at this year’s Africa Prize Seminar on 1 October 2018. She will be joined by Professor Gerd Pluschke from the Swiss Tropical Health and Public Health Institute, and Professor Hazel Dockrell from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, who will also be discussing mycobacterial infections. Following the Seminar, Dr Yeboah-Manu will receive her prize. The Royal Society Africa Prize 2018 is awarded to Dr Dorothy Yeboah-Manu for her contributions and innovative approaches to understanding Mycobacterium ulcerans and Mycobacterium africanum, combining microbiology, genetic studies and epidemiology in the areas of her work.

The Seminar will begin at 3pm, and will be followed by a drinks reception and prize giving ceremony with the evening concluding at 7pm. If you would like to attend the Seminar, please contact Annabel Sturgess at or


Speakers: Dr Dorothy Yeboah-Manu, Professor Gerd Pluschke and Professor Hazel Dockrell

Date: Monday, 1 October 2018

Time: 3 – 5.30 pm

Venue: The Royal Society, London, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG

Contact: Annabel Sturgess at or