CEBIB STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN THE 5TH ANNUAL NATIONAL BIOSAFETY CONFERENCE

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Date and time: 
Mon, 08/15/2016 - 04:00
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Kenya School of Monetary Studies

Five CEBIB students attended the 5th Annual Biosafety Pre-Conference Training at the Kenya School of Monetary Studies (KSMS), Nairobi Kenya on 15-16 August, 2016.  The students are: Elizabeth Amady, Henry Ondabu, Patrick Apando, Betty Kerubo and Collins Owino.

The theme of the conference was: “Strengthening global, regional, national collaboration partnerships and capacity towards meeting international obligations in Biosafety.” It was organized by the National Biosafety Authority (NBA), Kenya.

Some of the topics covered in the conference included:

  1. Biotechnology applications
  2. Emerging technologies for gene manipulation
  3. Comparative analysis for food safety assessments of conventional crops and GM crops
  4. Bioinformatics in risk assessment of GMOs
  5. Role and functions of Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBCs)
  6. Climate change impacts on agriculture and food security
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Mon, 09/30/2019 - 06:22
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