A. Selected peer review publications list

23. Amel Ghouila, Geoffrey Siwo, Jean-Baka Domelevo Entfellner, Sumir Panji, Katie Button-Simons, Sage Zenon Davis, Faisal M. Fadlelmola, The DREAM of Malaria Hackathon Participants, Michael T. Ferdig, Nicola Mulder. Hackathons as a means of accelerating scientific discoveries and knowledge transfer. Submitted to Research Genome August 2017.


22. Designing a course model for distance-based online bioinformatics training in Africa: The H3ABioNet experience. PLoS Comput Biol. 2017 Oct; 13(10): e1005715. Doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1005715


21. Genomic Research Data Generation, Analysis and Sharing – Challenges in the African Setting.

20. H3ABioNet: Developing Sustainable Bioinformatics Capacity in Africa. 

19. Development of Bioinformatics Infrastructure for Genomics Research in H3Africa

18. Trends in the Incidence of Cancer in Eritrean Hospitals and Eritrean National Health Laboratory 2000-2010

17. Cancer Registries and Cancer Genomics Research in East Africa: Challenges and Lessons Learned

16. Ezetimibe repurposing: An In-Silico Testing of its Potential Anti-giardia Activity

15. H3ABioNet, a sustainable pan-African bioinformatics network for human heredity and health in Africa

14. Prevalence of Asymptomatic Bacteriuria among Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal Care at Semienawi Asmara Health Center

13. Enabling African Scientists to Engage Fully in the Genomic Revolution, Science. 2014 Jun 20; 344(6190): 1346–1348 (Impact Factor: 37)

12. Arabic Mathematical Symbol insertion application system using Arabic pack for Math type software

11. UK Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biosciences Available at www. ukjpb. com

10. Genomic and proteomic analysis with dynamically growing self organising tree (DGSOT) for measuring clinical outcomes of cancer

9. mHealth applications for telemedicine and public health intervention in Botswana

8. mHealth applications for clinical education, decision making, and patient adherence in Botswana

7. Constitutively overexpressed 21 kDa protein in Hodgkin lymphoma and aggressive non-Hodgkin lymphomas identified as cytochrome B 5b (CYB5B)

6. Upregulation of serine protease gene TMPRSS2 in Hodgkin lymphoma cell lines

5. Constitutive overexpression of a novel 21 kDa protein by Hodgkin lymphoma and aggressive non-Hodgkin lymphomas

4. Sub-megabase resolution tiling (SMRT) array-based comparative genomic hybridization profiling reveals novel gains and losses of chromosomal regions in Hodgkin Lymphoma and Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma cell lines

3. Sub-megabase resolution tiling (SMRT) array-based-CGH profiling and gene expression data patterns in hodgkin lymphomaand anaplastic large cell lymphoma cell lines

2. Anti-R24.1 and anti-R26.8 recognize epitopes distinct from CD30, constitutively over-expressed by Hodgkin/Reed-Sternberg and anaplastic large cell lymphoma cells

1. Identifying differentially expressed genes in the mammalian retina and the retinal pigment epithelium by suppression subtractive hybridization

    B. Published Abstracts in International conferences and meetings

34. Azza Ahmed, Jacob R. Heldenbrand, Tiffany Li, Jennie Zermeno, Elliott Rodriguez, Matthew C. Kendzior, Matthew R. Weber, Yan Asmann, Yingxue Ren, Daniel Katz, Faisal M. Fadlelmola, Liudmila S. Mainzer. Swift/T Variant Calling. Poster presentation at the15th Rocky Mountain Bioinformatics Conference | 7–9 Dec 2017.

33. Faisal M. Fadlelmola, Sumir Panji, Azza Ahmed, Jean-Baka Domelevo-Entfellner, Wisdom A. Akurugu, Oussema souiai, Amel Ghouila, Nicola Mulder, and H3ABioNet Research working group as member of the H3Africa Consortium. H3ABioNet bioinformatics webinar series: Experiences, challenges and lessons learnt. Oral Presentation at the 10th Conference of the African Society of Human Genetics, 16-18 November 2017, Ritz. Carlton, Cairo, Egypt.

32. Faisal M. Fadlelmola. Infrastructures for Genomics research in Africa: H3ABioNet Sudan Node experience. Keynote speaker at The first Symposium on Genomics and Bioinformatics Applications in Sudan: Challenges & Opportunities. Sudan University for Science & Technology, 22nd May 2017, Khartoum, Sudan.

31. Azza Ahmed, Faisal M. Fadlelmola. Bioinformatics Pipelines: The case of NGS data analysis. The first Symposium on Genomics and Bioinformatics Applications in Sudan: Challenges & Opportunities. Sudan University for Science & Technology, 22nd May 2017, Khartoum, Sudan.

30. Nihad Hassan, Kamal H. Mohamed, Diponkar Banerjee, Faisal M. Fadlelmola. Gene Expression Profiles of Hodgkin Lymphoma (HL) and Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (ALCL) cell lines. Accepted as a Poster Presentation at the ISCB & ASBCB Conference on Bioinformatics. October 10-13, 2017.

29. Alyaa Awad, Azza Ahmed, Faisal M. Fadlelmola. Association of a common rs9939609 variant in the fat mass and obesity-associated (FTO) gene with obesity in Sudanese children. Accepted as Poster Presentation at the ISCB & ASBCB Conference on Bioinformatics. October 10-13, 2017.

28. Azza E Ahmed, Rehab Ahmed, Somia Mohammed, Faisal M. Fadlelmola. H3ABioNet node assessment exercise: the CBSB experience. Accepted as Poster Presentation at the ISCB & ASBCB Conference on Bioinformatics. October 10-13, 2017.

27. Amel Ghouila, Geoffrey Siwo, Jean-Baka Domelevo Entfellner, Sumir Panji, Katie Button-Simons, Sage Zenon Davis, Faisal M. Fadlelmola, The DREAM of Malaria Hackathon Participants, Michael T. Ferdig, Nicola Mulder. DREAM of Malaria: an open ecosystem to predict drug sensitivity in malaria parasites. Accepted as Oral Presentation at the ISCB & ASBCB Conference on Bioinformatics. October 10-13, 2017.

26. Azza Ahmed, Gloria Rendon, Liudmila Sergeevna Mainzer, 2 Victor Jongeneel, Faisal M. Fadlelmola. Variant Calling Optimization in Whole Exome Sequencing Datasets. Accepted as Oral Presentation at the ISCB & ASBCB Conference on Bioinformatics. October 10-13, 2017.

25. Somia Mohammed, Mohssin H. Abdalla, Alia Benkahla, Faisal M. Fadlelmola. Integrative analysis of cervical cancer multi-omics data: Towards novel biomarkers discovery. Accepted as Oral Presentation at the ISCB & ASBCB Conference on Bioinformatics. October 10-13, 2017.

24. Hassan KH Hassan, Eman A. Alsedig, Faisal M. Fadlelmola. Assessment of knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) regarding the interpretation of genomic medicine in community health nursing among the postgraduate students of the Faculty of Nursing Sciences at the University of Khartoum, khartoum, Sudan. Poster Presentation at the ICCHNR 2017 Conference, Johannesburg, South Africa. September 20-22, 2017.

23. Amel Ghouila, Geoffrey Siwo, Jean-Baka Domelevo Entfellner, Sumir Panji, Katie Button-Simons, Sage Zenon Davis, Faisal M. Fadlelmola, The DREAM of Malaria Hackathon Participants, Michael T. Ferdig, Nicola Mulder. Hackathons as a means of accelerating scientific discoveries and knowledge transfer. Poster Presentation at the Sage Technologies Conference. Washington, USA, April 22-24 2017.

22Somia A. Mohammed and Faisal M. Fadlelmola. Semantic Integration Of Array-based  Gene Expression, Array-CGH, SNP And Clinical Data Using Software Connectors. Poster       Presentation at the 9th Congress of the African Society of Human Genetics, Radisson Blue Hotel, Dakar, Senegal, 15-17 May 2016.

21.  Rehab Ahmed, El Amin Elnima, Faisal M. Fadlelmola and Staffan G. Svard. A novel  Anti-giardia molecule: Therapeutic Switching Success Story. Poster Presentation at the 8th H3Africa Consortium Meeting, Dakar, Senegal, 12-15 May 2016.

20. Azza E. Ahmed, Sami M. Shareef and Faisal M. Fadlelmola. Particle Swarm Optimization as a GWAS clustering technique. Poster Presentation at the 8thH3Africa Consortium Meeting, Radisson Blue Hotel, Dakar, Senegal, 12-15 May 2016.

19.  Azza E. Ahmed, Sami M. Sherif, Faisal M. Fadlelmola. Developing mathematical and   statistical methods for the analysis of Genome Wide Association Studies (GWAS). Poster at the 1st Annual African Symposium on Genome-wide association studies for  complex disease, April 23rd -24th, 2015, Muizenberg, Cape Town, South Africa.

18.  Rehab I. Ahmed,  Malik Suliman, Faisal M. Fadlelmola. In-silico investigation of the Anti-      giardial activity of Ezetimibe using a comparative model of giardia homolog of human    cholesterol uptake receptor NPC1L1 Protein. Poster at the
ISCB Africa ASBCB 2015   Conference on Bioinformatics, 9-11 March 2015, White Sands Hotel, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

17.   Faisal M. Fadlelmola: African Bioinformatics Institute (ABI): The Establishment &    Sustainability, 3rd H3ABioNet Annual Meeting, Novotel City Center Hotel, 10-16 October 2014, Casablance, Morocco.

16.  Mohamed A. ElBashier, Adil H. Bashir, NourEldin M. Elshaiekh, and Faisal M.   Fadlelmola. Smartphone-based Mobile Teledermatology in Sudan. Oral presentation at the 9th International Meeting eHealth and Telemedicine in Mediterranean      Countries, 21-23 October 2013, Nador, Morocco.

15. Ryan Littman-Quinn, Amit Chandra, Adam Schwartz, Faisal M. Fadlelmola, Sankalpo Ghose, Anthony A. Luberti, Allison Tatarsky, Simon Chihanga, Doreen Ramogola-Masire, Andrew Steenhoff, Carrie L. Kovarik. mHealth applications for telemedicine and public health intervention in Botswana. Oral presentation at the IST-Africa 2011 Conference, 11-13 May 2011, Gaborone, Botswana.

14. Ryan Littman-Quinn, Amit Chandra, Adam Schwartz, Aileen Y. Chang, Faisal M.  FADLELMOLA, Sankalpo Ghose, Katie Armstrong, Lesedi Bewlay, Katy Digovich,   Anne K. Seymour, Carrie L. Kovarik. mHealth applications for clinical education,   decision making, and patient adherence in Botswana. Oral presentation at the IST-Africa 2011 Conference, 11-13 May 2011, Gaborone, Botswana.

13.  Faisal M. Fadlelmola. High-throughput profiling for Hodgkin Lymphoma and non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. Oral presentation at the 2011 Joint International Conference of the African and Southern African Societies of Human Genetics, 6-9 March 2011, Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town, South Africa.

12.  Faisal M. Fadlelmola. Molecular Profiling identifies novel candidate genes for Hodgkin Lymphoma and Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma. Oral presentation at the BIT’s 3rd World Cancer Congress 2010-Health Science without Borders, June 22-25, 2010. Singapore .

11.  Loeto Mazhani, Ron Masendu, Simon Chihanga, George Mokone, Faisal M. Fadlelmola , Isaac Quaye. Towards elimination of malaria: understanding the role of the Delta wetlands. Oral presentation at the Flood Pulsed Wetlands International Conference. February 1-5, 2010. Maun, Botswana.

10.  Faisal M. Fadlelmola, Minglong Zhou and Diponkar Banerjee. UPREGULATION OF SERINE PROTEASE GENE TMPRSS2 IN HODGKIN LYMPHOMA CELL LINES. XIV. Meeting of the European Association for Haematopathology. 20 – 25 September 2008, Cité Mondiale, Bordeaux , France.

9.  Faisal Fadlelmola, Minglong Zhou, Ronald J. de Leeuw, Pedro Farinha, Christian Steidl, Randy Gascoyne, Wan Lam, and Diponkar Banerjee. BRD2 GENE AND PROTEIN EXPRESSION IN MALIGNANT LYMPHOMA. International Conference on Burkitt Lymphoma and related Lymphoproliferative  Disorders. February 25-27, 2008 Kampala, Uganda.

8.  Faisal M. Fadlelmola, Minglong Zhou, Ronald J. de Leeuw, Nirpjit Dosanjh, Karynn Harmer, David Huntsman, Wan L. Lam and Diponkar Banerjee. Sub-Megabase Resolution Tiling (SMRT) Array-Based CGH Profiling and Gene Expression Data Patterns in Hodgkin Lymphoma and Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma Cell Lines. Abstract #1922. XXVI Congress of the International Academy of Pathology. September 16-21, 2006. Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

7.  Minglong Zhou, Faisal M. Fadlelmola, Jason B. Cohn, Pedro Farinha, Randy D.             Gascoyne, Brian F. Skinnider, Diponkar Banerjee. Novel Murine Monoclonal Antibodies anti-R31.1, anti-R24.1 and anti-R26.8 Recognize Epitopes Distinct from CD30,          Constitutively Over-Expressed by Hodgkin/Reed-Sternberg and Anaplastic Large Cell            Lymphoma Cells. AACR Annual Meeting, April 1, 2006, Washington, DC, USA.

6. Minglong Zhou, Faisal M. Fadlelmola, Hong Chang, Jason Cohn, Riyez Karim, Donna Hogge, and Diponkar Banerjee. Cell Surface Molecule R9.14 is expressed by   Monoblastic Leukemia of FAB M5 Type as well as Reed- Sternberg Cell Lines and Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma Cell Lines. USCAP  annual meeting. February 11-17, 2006, Atlanta, GA, USA.

5.  Faisal M. Fadl El Mola, Minglong Zhou, Ronald J. de Leeuw, Nirpjit Dosanjh, Wan L. Lam, Diponkar Banerjee. Functional Characterization of Pathways Triggered by a Novel Cell Surface Antigen (R26.8) Expressed by Hodgkin Lymphoma & Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma using cDNA Microarrays and Array-CGH.   American Association of Cancer Research; Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics, November 14-18, 2005, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

4.  Faisal M. Fadl El Mola, Faisal M. Rahman, Andrea Gehrig, Claudia Keilhauer, Bernhard H. F. Weber. 2002. Construction of a Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) for the analysis of RPE- enriched expressed sequence tags (ESTs). 13th Annual Meeting of the German Society of Human Genetics, 29.9 -02.10.2002, Leipzig, Germany.

3.  Faisal M. Rahman, Faisal M. Fadl El Mola, Andrea Gehrig, Bernhard H. F. Weber. Identification and characterization of genes from the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) as candidates for age related macular degeneration (AMD). Oral presentation at the 13th Annual Meeting of the German Society of Human Genetics, 29.9 -02.10.2002, Leipzig, Germany.

2.  Faisal M. Fadl El Mola, Faisal M. Rahman, Andrea Gehrig, Bernhard H. F. Weber. Construction of a Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) for the analysis of enriched RPE-derived expressed sequence tags (ESTs). Oral presentation at the First International Symposium of the Priority Research Program Age-related Macular Degeneration, Monastery Seeon, Germany, Nov 1-4, 2001, Kloster Seaon, Germany.

1.  Faisal M. Rahman, Faisal M. Fadl El Mola, Andrea Gehrig, Bernhard H. F. Weber. Identification and characterization of novel retinal pigment epithelium-specific genes involved in pathways possibly related to age related macular degeneration. Oral presentation at the International Symposium of the German Priority Research Program "Age-Related Macular Degeneration", Nov 1-4, 2001, Kloster Seeon, Germany.