CEBIB Lecture room
The Centre’s weekly series of scientific journal and/or seminar presentations by postgraduate students and guest speakers kicked off its interactive sessions for the current semester on Wednesday March 29, 2017 from 1.00 – 2.00 pm.
The 1-hour seminar is open to postgraduates and early career researchers. It is an enabling platform for discussion on latest trends in bioscience research published in scholarly articles and ongoing research at CEBIB.
The 1st session started with a presentation by Ms. Mutua Teresa – a 1st year MSc. Bioinformatics student. She facilitated critique of a paper entitled ‘Macaque Monoclonal Antibodies Targeting Novel Conserved Epitopes within Filovirus Glycoprotein’ authored by Zhen-Yong et. al.
The second presenter, Mr. Ochwedo Kevin – MSc. Biotechnology student, presented the progress of his project entitled, ‘Cross-Sectional Genetic Analysis of Plasmodium falciparum Rh5 interacting Protein (PfRipr) and Cysteine-Rich Protective Antigen (CyRPA) Genes in samples from Kilifi, Kenya.’