Mr. Parwos Pkiror Abraham has been appointed as the new Postgraduate Research Coordinator at the Centre for Biotechnology and Bioinformatics (CEBIB). Mr Parwos, holds a BSc. Biochemistry degree from Kenyatta University, Kenya. His previous work experience involved handling of research data in private sector, NGO’s and government organizations. Mr. Parwos’ contract appointment for the initial 1 year has been facilitated through a collaboration grant programme between KEMRI-Wellcome Trust and CEBIB. The programme is funded by the Malaria Capacity Development Consortium (MCDC). Through this initiative, CEBIB aims to establish a career development programme through Postgraduate research. The purpose of the programme is to generate a robust, efficient and well-documented postgraduate programme at CEBIB. Parwos hails from West Pokot County.

 

                                 



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Three students from CEBIB attended and presented their posters during the 3rd MVVR symposium held at Hilton Hotel in Nairobi, on 16th and 17th October 2014.

The three included Kelvin Muteru, Muna Abry and Sharon Towett. Scientist from various research institutions including KEMRI, KEMRI – Wellcome Trust Programme,

KEMRI – CDC, National Influenza Centre and top Universities in the region showcased relevant virus research.

 



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Hilton Hotel, Nairobi.
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  Mr. Steven Sewe, Msc Bioinformatics

 PROPOSAL TITLE:  CbpA GENE DIVERSITY IN STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIAE

 

 

  Msc Proposal Presentation

 

  Project title: CbpA gene diversity in Streptococcus pneumoniae

  Venue: CEBIB lecture hall

  Time: 1pm - 2:30pm

  Date: Friday  24th October 2014

  Presenter:  Steven Sewe

  Msc Bioinformatics

 

                  ALL ARE WELCOME

 

 



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CEBIB LECTURE ROOM
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On 30th September 2014, CEBIB conducted induction training for its newest members, the 2014/2015 first years.

This was done to familiarize them with their new learning environment.

 



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CEBIB LECTURE ROOM
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CEBIB was privileged to host Dr. Paul Drayton, who is the global cell biology lead within SYNGENTA on 25th September 2014.

He gave a talk on: THE USE OF DOUBLE HAPLOIDY IN SYNGENTA TO SUPPORT PLANT BREEDING.

The talk focused on the development of new technology for plant breeding that significantly shortens the period required to develop a wheat hybrid.

Two CEBIB students also presented their work on plant breeding.

 



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CEBIB LECTURE ROOM
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