CEBIB postgraduates bag awards at the 1st Annual Conference on Science for Development

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Date and time: 
Thu, 10/25/2018 - 12:00
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Millenium Hall 1, CBPS

CEBIB Postgraduates, Ms. Zaneta Kidiavai(MSc), Ms. Silviane Miruka(MSc), and Ms. Temitope Jekayinoluwa (PhD) won the top three awards for the best poster presentations at the 1st Annual Conference on Science for Development held on 24th – 25th October, 2018 at the College of Biological and Physical Sciences (CBPS), University of Nairobi. The conference theme was “Supporting Manufacturing, Affordable Housing, Universal Healthcare and Food Security”.

The Masters in Bioinformatics students at CEBIB, Ms Kidiavai, and Ms Miruka presented their recently concluded research projects entitled ‘A transcriptional comparison between HIV exposed-uninfected and unexposed infants in Kilifi, Kenya,’ and ‘Molecular identification of Staphylococcus aureus using bacteriophage based genetic markers’ respectively.

The Doctor of Philosophy in Biotechnology student, Ms. Temitope gave a poster presentation on her ongoing research entitled ‘Developing transgenic plantains using RNAi approach for control of banana aphids.’

Photos below: Prof. Bernard O. Aduda, Principal - CBPS, presents gifts to top three poster presenters, all from CEBIB, at the 1st International Conference on Science for Development.

 

CEBIB congratulates the awardees!

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