On Friday, March 24, 2017, CEBIB’s Director, Senior Technologists and Administrator joined other members of staff from the College of Biological and Physical Sciences (CBPS) who attended a half-day e-procurement sensitization meeting at the School of Physical Sciences Boardroom. Participants deliberated on implementation plan for the e-Procurement Management Information system (EPMIS) set to be piloted at college. EPMIS is envisioned to enhance efficacy in the procurement processes.
Today, December 16, 2016, Prof. Ross King, from the Manchester Institute of Biotechnology (MIB) & the School of Computer Science at the University of Manchester, UK and Dr. Larisa Soldatova from the Department of Computer Science, University of Brunel, UK; paid a courtesy call to the Director-CEBIB. The two guests were received by Dr. George Obiero, Director-CEBIB and Dr. Gabriel Aboge, Lecturer-CEBIB.
On July 4, 2016, Prof. Abdoulaye Djimde - Director, Developing Excellence in Leadership and Genetic training for Malaria Elimination (DELGEME) in sub-Saharan Africa, the University of Science, Techniques and Technologies of Bamako (Mali) visited CEBIB. The Director-DELGEME and his team also toured other African institutions that offer training programs in Bioinformatics.
CEBIB MSc. Biotechnology student, Ms. Sharon Chepkemoi Towett, participated in UNESCO‐Merck Africa Research Summit held on 28th - 29th November, 2016 at Capital Hotel, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The second UNESCO‐Merck Africa Research Summit 2016 was organised by Merck, the world’s oldest pharmaceutical and Chemical company.