#345 – Africa Startup Series – Dr. Abasi Ene-Obong, 54gene - There Really Hasn’t Been Human Genomics Infrastructure In Africa

43 minutes

In episode 345, we welcome our guest, Dr. Abasi Ene-Obong guest is the founder of 54gene, a company pioneering the inclusion of the African genome in research.

 

 

In today’s episode, we’re talking about genetics. Less than 3% of genomic data represented in research is from African populations and Abasi is changing that. He walks us through the origin story of the company and the ins and outs of what it’s like to both gather and analyze genetic data. Then Abasi shares the process of partnering with pharmaceutical companies and what the long-term prospects of the company are.

 

 

Please enjoy this episode with 54gene’s Abasi Ene-Obong.

 

 

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