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Masters Programme:

  1. Master of Science in Biotechnology - I560
  2. Master of Science in Bioinformatics - I583
  3. Master of Science in Biotechnology (Agriculture & Environmental Option) - I565
  4. Master of Science in Biotechnology (Health & Environmental Option) - I584


Doctoral Programmes:

  1. PhD (Biotechnology) - I823
  2. PhD (Bioinformatics) - I835


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On Wednesday, March 27, 2019, five (5) CEBIB postgraduates; Gitau John, Osano Maureen, Wekulo Mathew, Kipkiror Nicholas, Okeyo Seline, and CEBIB Technical staff; Rono Edwin, attended a half-day workshop sponsored by Water and Society (WASO) project and hosted at UNES Chiromo Conference Centre. The objective of the workshop was to equip the learners with skills on how to prepare an effective thesis and/or dissertations.

The guest facilitator, Prof. Rob Bongaardt from University College of South-Eastern Norway, emphasized that supervision of research work involves defining functional aspects that include the development of institutional structures, rules and regulations as well as planning a research framework.

UNES-Arziki Conference Centre
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The Center for Biotechnology and Bioinformatics (CEBIB) in collaboration with Chemoquip Limited(Kenya) and HiMedia Laboratories(India) organized a 1-day hands-on workshop on the use of HiPer® DNA Extraction Teaching Kits (Column based) and HiPer® PCR Teaching Kit. The event which was held on February 11, 2019, at CEBIB attracted 30 participants, both faculty staff and postgraduate students. Each of the participants was engaged in the practical use of the kits in the extraction of genomic DNA (gDNA) from a bacterial culture, amplification of the extracted gDNA using gradient PCR, resolution of the extracted DNA/PCR products using agarose gel electrophoresis and visualization of the gDNA fragments in a gel doc.

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The Centre for Biotechnology and Bioinformatics(CEBIB), University of Nairobi is pleased to invite staff and postgraduate students for the Masters and Doctoral Research Proposal Presentation Seminar to be hosted in CEBIB Lecture room, Chiromo campus on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at 9.00am. The seminar will involve presentations of proposed research projects (biotechnology and/or bioinformatics) to be conducted by CEBIB postgraduates under the supervision of faculty from the University of Nairobi and other collaborating institutions.


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CEBIB student, Mr. Accadius Lunayo, is among six (6) promising African entrepreneurs competitively chosen by Swiss Sub-Sahara Business Innovation Initiative (SABII, an initiative of University of Basel) to tour Switzerland's startup ecosystem in June 2019. This will be the second phase of the exchange that will be supported by the Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation.

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