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.