Bioinformatics

A global perspective of the nationalities of postgraduates and alumni research destinations

Collaborative research networks at CEBIB have a wide international reach with notable research performed jointly between faculty and students from  Kenya and other sub-Saharan Africa countries including Mali, Liberia, Nigeria, Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Botswana, and Malawi.

Effective Science Communication webinar

At the University of Nairobi's Center for Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, we are committed to training on skills for excelling in science.

Please fill this registration form and come learn the tips on Effective Science Communication from an expert:
Prof. Nicki Tiffin, University of Cape Town.

The 1-hour webinar will start promptly at 12 pm ( EAT), August 28, 2020.

Webinar on Applications of R software in Data Science

R is a versatile open-source software not only for data scientists but also for other research scientists. Unlike the previous years where we hosted on-site hands-on R-software training in the University of Nairobi's Centre for Biotechnology and Bioinformatics - Bioinformatics lab, this year, we will host a webinar on the various applications of R software in data science.

Our facilitator's this year are Kelvin Muteru (PhD Bioinformatics fellow) and Charles Ndegwa; the session will be moderated by Dr. Roseline Macharia.

Renown Scientist, Prof. Victor Jongeneel, gives a mentorship talk at CEBIB

CEBIB hosted a guest speaker, Prof. Victor Jongeneel, a renown scientist with more than 120 peer-reviewed articles. Prof Jongeneel shared his experience on the challenges and opportunities in a research career. 

He advised the participants to:

  1. Figure out what you’re good at & work on it.
  2. Be opportunistic and always seek collaborations.
  3. Never put yourself behind a wall; share data/information - sharing & being open is fundamental for scientists.

Department to host a talk by renown scientist, Prof. Victor Jongeneel

The Centre for Biotechnology and Bioinformatics (CEBIB) welcomes postgraduate students and staff to a talk by Prof. Victor Jongeneel to be hosted at CEBIB Lecture room on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, at 1.00 p.m. to 2.00 p.m. Prof. Victor Jongeneel will share the experiences in his exemplary research career; the challenges and opportunities to look out for in science.