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ILRI Vacancy:Research Assistant- III (Closing: 15 February 2015)

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a Research Assistant-III, who will focus on the development of Luminex-based assays to monitor the humoral immune response and proliferation assays to read out T cell responses. 522 more words


Sam Black on Noel Murphy, Irish geneticist gentleman scholar

The Murphy clan: Daniel, Neala, Anne, Noel, Abbie (holding ‘Roxy’) and Aisling.

The following appreciation is written by Sam Black.

Noel Murphy died on Friday 16 January 2015, leaving the world devoid of a gentleman and scholar, and his friends and family bereft of a pillar of quiet strength, wisdom and thoughtfulness. 819 more words


J&J in deal to develop microbiome drug for bowel diseases

Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday announced a licensing deal with Vedanta Biosciences to develop the privately held company’s lead microbiome-based drug candidate for inflammatory bowel disorders, such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. 37 more words


African biosciences research critical for transforming African smallholder agriculture

Gity Behrevan during the BecA-ILRI-Sweden partnership review in Nairobi, November 2013 (photo credit: BecA-ILRI Hub/Tim Hall).

‘Biosciences research could transform Africa‚Äôs agriculture and lead to food and nutrition security, but little is being done locally to support its funding, experts say. 297 more words


Five Indian pharma faced restriction from foreign nations in 2014

Leading Indian pharma companies – Ranbaxy Laboratories , Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Marck Biosciences, Canton Laboratories and Apotex Research, have faced restriction from authorities in foreign countries where they sell their drugs, as per official data. 93 more words


Forty years of immunology research at ILRI: An impact narrative

Since 1973, veterinary immunology has been a key aspect of research at ILRI and its predecessor, the International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases (ILRAD). 115 more words