Institution: Université Cheikh Anta Diop, Senegal
Workpackage: Country Lead - Senegal
Conducting research in Indonesia, project implementation, annual plans and budgets, overseeing the quality of reporting as well as representing the project before host governments, donors and project stakeholders.
Professor Babacar Faye is Professor in Parasitology at the Faculty of Medicine, at the University of Cheikh Anta DIOP, Senegal. Babacar has conducted extensive research on the molecular epidemiology, immunology, treatment and control of parasitic diseases, including on the emergence of antiparasitic drug resistance and the discovery of novel antiparasitic therapeutic agents.
Professor Faye is a long-term collaborator with the Worldwide Antimalarial Resistance Network (WWARN) and serves on the secretariat for the Malaria Research Capacity Development in West and Central Africa, a partnership between African and European institutions aimed at building research capacity and excellence.