To improve diagnosis, prevention and control of infectious diseases in sub-Saharan Africa by providing advanced level training and research excellence on the cell and molecular biology of infectious pathogens
- Train high level health professionals and biomedical scientists on cell and molecular biology of infectious pathogens through MPhil, PhD and Post-doctoral programs
- Serve as a core facility with state-of-the art biomedical laboratories to support infectious diseases research in the sub-region
- Establish a Biomedical High Performance Computing Unit to provide cluster computing services and an e-Learning platform to promote teaching, research, and dissemination of information among health professionals and academics in the sub-region
- Increase research output and innovation by serving as a focal point for enhancing collaboration among biomedical scientists and biotechnology companies in the sub-region.