Steve Kemp

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Staff picture Full name Steve Kemp
Position Program Leader, Animal Biosciences
Telephone +254 20 422 3360
Postal address

PO Box 30709

Nairobi 00100



Kemp is program leader at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and professor in tropical genetics at the University of Edinburgh. He has expertise in the genomics of tropical adaptation, particularly host-pathogen interactions and mechanisms of tolerance and resistance as well as informatics systems. He leads ILRI’s cross-cutting LiveGene initiative and the Animal Biosciences Program.


* Acting member of the institutional management committee pending the appointment of a deputy director general–biosciences.

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