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ILRI–Thermo Fisher Scientific Molecular Diagnostics and Agrigenomics Workshop

The workshop will explore the latest advancements in agrigenomics. Both in-person and virtual attendance options are available.

In-person attendance: Ndama Lounge, ILRI Nairobi campus


10:00 AM - 10:15 AM: Welcome and opening remarks

  • Appolinaire Djikeng, Director General, ILRI
  • Andrea D’Angerio, Agribusiness Commercial Leader, Thermo Fisher Scientific

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

  • Introduction to Thermo Fisher Scientific: Stuart Knight (Similar to GHE Summit presentation, with a brief introduction of the local team)
  • Q&A session (Open to all attendees)

10:45 AM - 11:05 AM

  • Veterinary diagnostics: qPCR and ELISA techniques: Nadia Lourens
  • Q&A session (Open to all attendees)

11:05 AM - 11:15 AM

  • Coffee break (Refreshments will be served)

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM

  • Introduction to global health programs (including latest news): Barend J.v. Rensburg
  • Q&A session (Open to all attendees)

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM

  • Plant and animal genomics: Nadia Lourens
  • Q&A Session (Open to all attendees)

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

  • Wastewater surveillance and One Health approach: Barend J.v. Rensburg
  • Vaccine production: Scaling research to production: Matthew Clayton
  • Q&A session (Open to all attendees)

12:45 PM - 1:00 PM

  • Closing remarks and next steps on partnership: Andrea D’Angerio
  • Q&A session (Open to all attendees)

1:00 PM

  • Lunch (In-person attendees only)

Virtual attendance: Microsoft Teams

Meeting ID: 285 279 440 243
Passcode: KCRZtc

RSVP by 7 May 2024 to nadia.rudolph@thermofisher.com to confirm your attendance (in-person or virtual).