The Centre for Biotechnology and Bioinformatics (CEBIB) in collaboration with industry partner, Inqaba Biotec-East Africa Limited (IBEA Ltd), has organized a 4-day workshop on Introduction to Phylogenetics. The course scheduled between 24th - 27th October, 2016 will be hosted at CEBIB Bioinformatics Laboratory based at the College of Biological and Physical Sciences – Chiromo Campus, University of Nairobi.
On July 8, 2016, CEBIB staff and students were trained on how to operate a newly acquired Veriti Thermal Cycler (96 X 0.2ml block) at CEBIB Electrophoresis and Proteins Chemistry Lab. The training was facilitated by Ms. Esther Kiragu, Field Application Specialist from Africa Biosystem Limited.
Some of the distinct features of the PCR machine with a faster processor includes;
CEBIB Electrophoresis and Protein Chemistry Lab
On July 4, 2016; Dr. Fanuel Muindi, the Assistant Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University visited CEBIB. The objective of Dr. Muindi’s visit was to discuss with the faculty staff on possibilities of collaborative research and to learn more about academic programs offered at the Centre. He also had a meeting with postgraduate students from CEBIB & SBS. He highlighted on the available fully-funded PhD programs at MCB, Harvard University.