Workshop and Symposium on Capacity Building for National Sustainable Development.

Title: From Evidence generation through effective lab diagnosis and disease prediction strategies to effective implementation of findings.” Location: Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (College of Health Sciences)– Nairobi, Kenya Dates: 6-17 August 2018 Aims: This workshop aims (1) to establish and promote scientific capacity building in African countries through training and mentorship of young scientists and students by leading scientists (2) to establish a platform for collaboration and networking among scientists/researchers/academia/ government agencies and students; and (3) to promote and contribute to attainment of sustainable development goals number 3, 4 and 17 through… Continue reading →

Call for Applications: IMMANA Fellowships

The Friedman School of Nutrition at Tufts University and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine are pleased to announce the fourth and last round of Post-doctoral Fellowships for emerging leaders in agriculture, nutrition, and health research, funded with UK aid from the UK government through the Department for International Development (DFID) through their programme on Innovative Methods and Metrics for Agriculture and Nutrition Actions (IMMANA). For 2018-19, IMMANA will award five 12-month Post-doctoral Fellowships to early career researchers who are using and developing or adapting these new methodological approaches with Mentors in ongoing… Continue reading →

National Research Fund Awardees

The School of Biomedical Sciences, National Research Fund Awardees are: Millicent Onyango Ogutu for her PhD project title; Diversity of Colon Bacterial Flora in Healthy Volunteers and colorecetal cancer patients attending the selected cancer clilnics in Kenya. Hellen A. Onyango for her Msc project title; Prevalence, antimicrobial susceptibility Profiles of Isolates Obtained from Urine samples of Pregnant women attending Antenatal clinic at Pumwani Maternity Hospital. Dr. Eddy Odari for the Multidisciplinary category; Characterization of Crotalaria brevidens (MITOO), an economically important medicinal vegetable and a trap crop for Striga hermonthica.

Welcoming Message

Welcoming Message

Dr Joseph Ng’ang’a, PhD. Dean The School of Biomedical Sciences (SOBMS) is one of the five schools created at the inception of the College of Health Sciences (COHES) in 2012 in order to train undergraduate and postgraduate students while servicing all the other schools within COHES. The school then had three undergraduate and four post graduate programmes spread in Biochemistry, Medical Microbiology and Medical Laboratory Science departments. The programmes have since grown to seven undergraduate and over ten postgraduate programmes with a staff of about thirty seven teaching staff. The schools dynamic programmes are tailor… Continue reading →


AFRICA-ai-JAPAN Project is a joint initiative supported by the Japan International Corporation Agency (JICA). To implement its objectives the AFRICA-ai-JAPAN Project is developing three main centres: Innovation and Prototyping Integrated Centre (iPIC), Innovation Centre for Molecular Biology and Biochemistry (iCMoB) and Innovation Centre for Bio-resources (iCB). iPIC,iCB&iCMOB PhD Scholarships 2016-edited