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BRC Launch in Mozambique

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The Universidade Eduardo Mondlane (UEM) in Maputo launched an ASM Bio-Resource Center, which was dedicated to Dr. Elena Folgosa, the first Mozambican microbiology professor at the University. During a scientific fair held by the Faculty of Medicine, Masters of Science and medical students presented findings from their research. The BRC was launched the following day in the presence of the Orlando Quilambo (UEM Dean), Mohsin Sidat (Faculty of Medicine Director), Jahit Sacarlal, Catia Taibo and Alice Manjate (microbiology departmental staff), and Dr Elena Folgosa  (Faculty of Medicine), after whom the BRC was named.