Animal biosciences

The animal biosciences program focuses on genetics, genomics,epidemiology and diagnostics of important livestock species (cattle, pigs, camel, sheep, and goats) and diseases (Trypanosomiasis, East Coast Fever, African swine fever, Peste de Petits Ruminant and Zoonosis). Most of the research is done in Africa and has the potential to impact the rest of the world with the aim of improving food and nutritional security. Majority of staff are based primarily in Nairobi and Beijing and fall in the following categories: seven scientists, four postdoctoral scientists, two Long term visiting scientists, two joint appointments, one seconded scientist, one bio repository manager, ten research technicians and two administrative staff.


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This page brings together ILRI and partner resources on Animal biosciences. It shows information on projects, news items, research outputs, video materials and presentations as well as ILRI people working on Animal biosciences. See where ILRI works; and the research issues it works on.

People working in Animal biosciences

Ally Okeyo Mwai
Principal Scientist
Annie Cook
Post-Doctoral Scientist - Epidemiology
Eric Fevre
Professor of Veterinary Infectious Diseases,...
Julie M.K. Ojango
Scientist, Animal Breeding Strategies
Karen Marshall
Scientist, Animal breeding and genetics



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