• We launched the Vaccine Mapper project to track the global development of COVID-19 vaccines

  • Our work mapping global trends in CRISPR research and US/ China leadership in the field mentioned in Science magazine



  • Visited IBM Research Africa to meet data scientists in Kenya and discuss participation in global data science challenges such as the Malaria DREAM challenge


  • With support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and in collaboration with the DREAM consortium, the Ferdig Lab at University of Notre Dame, Sage Bionetworks, IBM Research and other organizations, we launched the Malaria DREAM challenge inviting data scientists from all over the world to develop computational models for predicting malaria drug resistance using genomics data

  • In collaboration with IBM Research Africa lab in Johannesburg, South Africa,organized the Deep Viral Code Hackathon challenging data scientists at the Deep Learning Indaba X meeting (Durban, South Africa) to develop machine learning models for predicting zoonotic potential of viral specieis using DNA/ RNA sequences. With support for the Eck Institute for Global Health provided prizes to the top 3 best performing teams


  • CNN coverage on mechanisms underlying breast cancer metastasis and the role of genetics in aggressive breast cancers in African populations

  • PRN Newswire & IBM press release with IBM Chairman and CEO, Ginni Rometty at the official opening of the IBM Research Africa lab in Johanesburg, South Africa

  • USA Today coverage on life story and a dream for precision medicine for all world populations:Ozy magazine life story

  • Quartz magazine interview on research at IBM Research Africa​

  • Fast Company magazine interview on the need for genetic studies across human populations in developing more effective personalized medicines and the United Genomes project 

  • Notre Dame magazine, an alumni magazine at the University of Notre Dame features life story and approach to science.

  • TED conference interview on the need for open innovation and large scale collaboration on accelerating medical discovery

  • African Business Network Magazine interview on research at IBM Research Africa.

  • Geoffrey Siwo receives top prize out of 417 teams in an international competition on the Innocentive platform for Estimating Human Age from DNA

  • O’Reilly magazine interview regarding Fit2cure, a game I developed with a team in the USA at the University of Notre Dame.

  • Eck Institute of Global Health at the University of Notre Dame features Geoffrey's research and award by Singularity University at NASA Ames.

  • The College of Science at the University of Notre Dame features research and award by Singularity University at NASA Ames.

  • Science Daily features part of my PhD research done in collaboration with the University of Florida and published in Nature Scientific Reports.​

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