Date and time: 
Fri, 08/12/2016 - 06:15
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CEBIB Electrophoresis and Protein Chemistry Lab

On July 8, 2016, CEBIB staff and students were trained on how to operate a newly acquired Veriti Thermal Cycler (96 X 0.2ml block) at CEBIB Electrophoresis and Proteins Chemistry Lab. The training was facilitated by Ms. Esther Kiragu, Field Application Specialist from Africa Biosystem Limited.

Some of the distinct features of the PCR machine with a faster processor includes;

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Thu, 08/01/2019 - 06:15
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Date and time: 
Mon, 07/04/2016 - 06:00
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CEBIB

On July 4, 2016; Dr. Fanuel Muindi, the Assistant Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University visited CEBIB. The objective of Dr. Muindi’s visit was to discuss with the faculty staff on possibilities of collaborative research and to learn more about academic programs offered at the Centre. He also had a meeting with postgraduate students from CEBIB & SBS. He highlighted on the available fully-funded PhD programs at MCB, Harvard University.

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Sun, 07/01/2018 - 08:30
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Date and time: 
Tue, 06/14/2016 - 05:00
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CAVS, Kabete Campus

The 2-days Workshop focused on principles of molecular epidemiology, criteria for selection of genotyping methods for epidemiology and highlights of core molecular methods. The guest speaker Prof. Wondwossen A. Gebreyes - Director of Global Health/Professor of Molecular Epidemiology - Ohio State University also engaged the participants in discussions on genotypic approaches used in epidemiologic investigation of pathogen in human, animal and environment interface (vector-borne, foodborne and other zoonotic diseases).

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Sun, 06/30/2019 - 08:05
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CEBIB STUDENT PRACTICALS

Date and time: 
Fri, 06/24/2016 - 13:35

 

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Thu, 06/30/2022 - 13:35

CEBIB HOLDS AN "OPEN DOOR" POLICY

Date and time: 
Fri, 06/24/2016 - 12:40

 

The Director, Dr. George Obiero, holds an open door policy to CEBIB doors.

Welcome to the Centre for Biotechnology & Bioinformatics (CEBIB), College of Biological & Physical Sciences (CBPS), University of Nairobi.

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Thu, 06/30/2022 - 12:40

RECAP OF CEBIB'S HISTORY

Date and time: 
Fri, 06/24/2016 - 09:18

 

CEBIB was founded as a virtual research centre to train postgraduate students at MSc and PhD level in biosciences

(biotechnology & Bioinformatics) in the academic year 2005/2006. 

The goal of the program....

 

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Thu, 06/30/2022 - 09:18

GOOD LAB PRACTICE AT CEBIB

Date and time: 
Fri, 06/24/2016 - 08:01

Mice are creatures of habit.

Routine events do not tend to stress or excite the mice. However....

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Thu, 06/30/2022 - 08:01
Date and time: 
Thu, 06/23/2016 - 07:40

Dr. Benard W. Kulohoma, a Bioinformatics lecturer at CEBIB and the 1st prize/award winner of the 2015 UNESCO-MARS Award in recognition for his work in Emerging Infectious Diseases, has been appointed as a member of UNESCO-MARS 2016 Scientific & Steering Committee.

Congratulations!

 

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Sun, 06/30/2019 - 07:40

Message of Condolence

Date and time: 
Fri, 06/10/2016 - 06:57
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CEBIB

It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the passing on
of Prof. James Opiyo Ochanda, the former Director-CEBIB, which occurred on May 28, 2016 after short illness.
May the Lord rest his soul in eternal peace.
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CEBIB has launched a new fresh look to their website. With the help of the ICTC team, this new userfriendly website will help the team at CEBIB...

The Centre for Biotechnology and Bioinformatics (CEBIB), located at the College of Biological and Physical Sciences, was founded in 2005 as a...

ANNUAL REPORT, 2011/2012

The Centre for Biotechnology and Bioinformatics (CEBIB), located at the...

The Service Charter is a commitment by the Centre for Biotechnology and Bioinformatics (CEBIB) to
deliver high quality service to our...

 

The Centre for Biotechnology and Bioinformatics (CEBIB) recently received a visit by, Prof Stephen Isaacs...

Type Programme Degree Code Duration
Master's Degree MASTER IN ENVIRONMENTAL AND BIOSYSTEMS ENGINEERING F56 2
Masters MASTER OF SCIENCE IN BIOTECHNOLOGY I560

2

Masters MASTER OF SCIENCE IN BIOINFORMATICS I583

2

Ph.D DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN BIOTECHNOLOGY I823

3

Ph.D PhD IN BIOINFORMATICS I835

3

PHD (BIOINFORMATICS)
PHD (BIOTECHNOLOGY)
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN BIOINFORMATICS
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN BIOTECHNOLOGY
Title Status Description Start Year Start Month End Month End Year Link
A 3 year research grant was awarded in 2005 under the USAID funded PBS-BBI program (Program for Biosafety Systems Ongoing

This award was to conduct research work in the East African Region ( Kenya , Tanzania and Ethiopia ) on probability and possible consequences of gene flow from cultivated rice to their AA genome wild relatives. Information will be useful in future evaluations of possible impacts of introduction of genetically modified rice in the region.

2005 A 3 year research grant was awarded in 2005 under the USAID funded PBS-BBI program (Program for Biosafety Systems
Activity Based Costing (ABC) Computer Based Frameworks for Module II Ongoing Activity Based Costing (ABC) Computer Based Frameworks for Module II
Bioprospecting for microbial metabolites for the control of important diseases of some vegetable crops. Ongoing

Department of Crop Protection, University of Nairobi.

Bioprospecting for microbial metabolites for the control of important diseases of some vegetable crops.
Biofertilizers for cereals and forage grasses. Ongoing Biofertilizers for cereals and forage grasses.
Antimalaria (Antimal) Ongoing 2006 2010 Antimalaria (Antimal)

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