DATE: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20TH , 2013
TIME: 2:30 – 3:30pm.
Estimating the Patterns, Rates and Consequences of Spontaneous Mutations in Different Genomic and Environmental Backgrounds
Sarah Schaack, PhD
Assistant Professor, Reed College
Portland, Oregon, USA
ALL ARE WELCOME
Ms Irene Githinji, a postgraduate student at the Centre for Biotechnology and Bioinformatics (CEBIB), University of Nairobi participated in a global contest in Switzerland and emerged a winner bagging a price equivalent to Ksh 1,000,000 (one million).Irene won under the theme: The best idea fighting post harvest losses in developing countries. The money will go towards fine tuning and developing her concept.
The Centre for Biotechnology and Bioinformatics on the 20th August hosted a Guest Lecturer from Bioneer Corporation based in Korea. Bioneer Corporation is the first Korean bioventure Company from the Korean Research Institute for Biotechnology. The Lecture was attended by students, academic and technical staff from CEBIB and other faculty members from the School of Biological and Physical Sciences.