Antifungals used in traditional medicine
About the department
The Université de Dschang is one of eight public universities in Cameroon. The Department of Biochemistry offers undergraduate and graduate programs in Biochemistry and also offers foundational courses for students from other departments. With around 2,000 students enrolled in Biochemistry and 10,000 in the Faculty of Science, the Department has an expansive teaching burden.
Impact on development
The department is supporting a more efficient agricultural economy by combatting sleeping sickness in livestock. They are isolating and identifying subspecies of parasites to prevent infection.
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Why Seeding Labs?
With large and growing student numbers, the Department of Biochemistry needs equipment for practical teaching as well as faculty and graduate student research.
Did you know?
The department has consulted for quality and safety with Cameroonian cosmetic companies.