13th Conference of the African Society of Human Genetics: 30 August - 05 September, 2021 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Registration deadline: 

The African Society of Human Genetics is holding it's 13th meeting in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania in collaboration with the 18th meeting of the H3Africa consortium and the 1st conference of the Tanzania Society of Human Genetics and will attract more than 300 stakeholders in genetics and genomics from around the continent and beyond.

Highlights include invite; Plenary, platform, and poster sessions; education/trainee workshops; career opportunities and networking events.

Link to African Society of Human Genetics Website https://www.afshg.org
Link to H3Africa website https://h3africa.org
Link to Tanzania Society of Human Genetics https://tshg.or.tz

Abstract Submission Instructions:

We encourage submission of abstracts on recent scientific and technological developments relevant to genetics, genomics and related fields in Africa. Abstracts should be prepared and submitted according to the attached template "click HERE to download abstract template".

● Each abstract will be reviewed by the planning committee for acceptance as an Oral Presentation during the Young Investigators’ Forum or the Main Conference and Poster Presentation
● To be considered for a Travel Fellowship, submitters must be registered members of the African Society of Human Genetics
● Abstracts will be accepted only in English. However, oral presentations can also be in French

Important Dates Deadlines
Abstract submission deadline July 16, 2021
Young Scientist Travel Fellowship application deadline July 04, 2021
Abstract acceptance notification August 02, 2021
Fellowship notification July 12, 2021
Exhibitors Registration August 15, 2021


Download - 13th Conference Agenda

Registration fees (in US $)
African Professionals (including Tanzanian Nationals)   100
Students/Postdoctoral Research Fellows   50
International Guests   200
Exhibitors   600
Satellite Meeting Participant   20

Pay registration fees in person at the conference (cash/card) or online after registration.

Opening/Closing dates: 
Friday, May 21, 2021 to Saturday, July 17, 2021
Conference Venue: 

The conference will be held at the Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre (JNICC):

Local Organizers: 

1. Mohamed Zahir
2. Siana Nkya
3. Aneth David
4. Deus Ishengoma
5. Liberata Mwita
6. Daniel Maeda

AfSHG Organizing Team: 

1. Professor Ambroise Wonkam
2. Professor Michele Ramsay
3. Professor Scott Wiliams
4. Dr Victoria Nembaware
5. Mr Mohamed Zahir
6. Dr Guida Landoure
7. Professor Raj Ramesar


There is a range of hotels in close proximity to the conference venue:.
List of hotels:
Southern Sun Hotel

Serena Hotel

New Africa Hotel

Holiday Inn Hotel

Hyatt Regency Dar es salaam, The Kilimanjaro

Cheaper options:
Sleep inn hotel

Urban Rose hotel

Hotel sapphire