In line with university regulation, the institute has reviewed the structure and content of its MSc. Biotechnology. This is review will enable the institute to offer update Biotechnology knowledge to its clients and revitalize research in related fields
In 2019, the institute released two Ph.D.’s and one MSc graduates into the job market. Eunice Mulango, an MSc graduate, undertook a research project titled ‘Isolation and characterization of alkalithermophilic bacteria from the hot springs of lake Magadi’ as part of her MSc qualification requirement. Ms. Grace Waceke Mungai, one of the Ph.D. graduates undertook research titled ‘Whole-genome sequencing and transcriptome analysis of Africa tomato and eggplant’ while Irene Nafula Ogali, the second Ph.D. graduate undertook research titled ‘Molecular diversity of avian paramyxoviruses in domestic poultry and wild birds in Kenya’.
All IBR postgraduate students are hereby notified of the planned schedule for progress report presentations for the academic year 2019. The institute wishes to remind all the students who will be participating in these seminar sessions to notify their supervisors in good time and make arrangement to attend. The tentative schedule for postgraduate seminar presentations for 2019 academic year
IBR is set to hold its first postgraduate research proposal seminar in this year on 23rd March. All prospective PhD students and 2rd year MSc. students have duly been informed to attend and present their research proposal during this seminar to held at IEET computer laboratory.The seminar is also open to public and you are all welcomed.
The global carbon dioxide (CO2) concentrations surpassed 400 parts per million in March 2015 for the first time since record-keeping of greenhouse gas levels began ( http://research.noaa.gov). These suggests that burning of fossil fuels by humans have caused global CO2 concentrations to rise more than 102 parts per million since pre-industrial times. Rising concentrations of atmospheric CO2 is a key contributor to current global climate changes and there is worsening pollution as a result of fossil exploitation. As a consequence and in addition to recent high expectation for clean energy has given a new impetus for the production… Continue reading →
In line with the institute’s objectives, a number of postgraduate research projects are currently actively on-going. All postgraduate students are advised to liaise with the institute’s postgraduate officer who is preparing schedules for progress report seminars for the institute