biotechnology

This page brings together ILRI and partner resources on biotechnology. Click different tabs to see news items, research outputs, journal articles, video materials and presentations as well as ILRI projects and people related to biotechnology. See ILRI research on other subjects

This is the third in a series of articles on 'Curds and goats, lives and livelihoods—A dozen stories from northern and eastern India'. Continue reading

ILRI news blog, Apr/2016

We used a reverse vaccinology approach to identify 66 Mmm potential vaccine candidates. The selection and grouping of the antigens was based on the presence of specific antibodies in sera from CBPP-positive animals. The antigens were used to immunize male Boran cattle (Bos indicus) followed by a challenge with the Mmm strain Afadé. Continue reading

ILRI news blog, Apr/2016

Shrestha, a spirited buffalo bull, greeted Jimmy Smith, director general of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), with a low grunt during a visit Smith and his delegation recently made at the National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI), India’s pre-eminent dairy research centre, located in the northern city of Karnal and the prosperous state of Haryana. Continue reading

ILRI news blog, Mar/2016

Extreme poverty can be ended by putting science at the centre of international development. These are the thoughts of Sue Desmond-Hellmann, CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), and Nick Hurd, international development minister fo...

Beca-ILRI Hub, Mar/2016

Sue Desmond-Hellmann, CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), and Nick Hurd, international development minister for Britain’s Department for International Development (DFID), argue in the Guardian's Global Development blog this month that the world needs to put science at the heart of development. Two of the examples of success that they cite are initiatives of ILRI. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Mar/2016

NAIROBI, 4 September 2015—The shortage of scientists, engineers, health professionals and technicians in sub-Saharan Africa has been blamed for the lack of sustainable homegrown solutions to development challenges on the continent. To address t...

Beck news from the site, Sep/2015

The Rothamsted International Fellowship Scheme (RIFS) supports scientists from developing countries to train at Rothamsted Research for 6-12 months on a research project they develop jointly with a Project Leader at Rothamsted. 

 

Beck news from the site, Dec/2015
Beck news from the site, Aug/2015

The International Foundation for Science invites early-career scientists in IFS eligible developing countries to apply for IFS Individual Research Grants and ca...

Beck news from the site, Dec/2015
Beck news from the site, Aug/2015

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Alok Kumar
Post-Doctoral Scientist
Andrew Gitahi Marete
Statistical Geneticist
Appolinaire Djikeng
Director, BecA-ILRI Hub
Dedan Githae
Bioinformatician
Eunice Magoma Machuka
Research Associate - Capacity Building
Martin Wainaina
Research Assistant
Michel Mainack Dione
Animal Health Scientist
Vish Nene
Director, Vaccine Biosciences (ILVAC) - Program Leader
Yilikal Assefa
Research Assistant

People working on biotechnology

Alok Kumar
Post-Doctoral Scientist
Andrew Gitahi Marete
Statistical Geneticist
Appolinaire Djikeng
Director, BecA-ILRI Hub
Dedan Githae
Bioinformatician
Eunice Magoma Machuka
Research Associate - Capacity Building
Martin Wainaina
Research Assistant
Michel Mainack Dione
Animal Health Scientist

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