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The Africa Biosciences Challenge Fund 2016 – Call for Applications

The Biosciences eastern and central Africa – International Livestock Research Institute (BecA-ILRI) Hub, located in Nairobi, Kenya, is a shared agricultural research and biosciences platform that exists to increase access for African researchers to affordable, world-class research facilities. 336 more words

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Museveni to open Kampala biosciences conference

President Yoweri Museveni is expected to preside over the opening of the 2nd National Biosciences (NABIO) Conference in Kampala next week.

Arthur Makara, Co-chair of the NABIO organising committee, told a press conference this week that the President had been invited for the event to be held November 23 -24, 2015, at Makerere University. 152 more words


Pip Myram on her dream job: field guide in South Africa

My name is Pip Myram and I graduated in 2014 from the University of Gloucestershire with a First Class degree in Animal Biology. I am now taking up the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work in South Africa as an assistant volunteer coordinator and freelance field guide. 347 more words

Pressure BioSciences Closes Additional $1,100,000 of $5 Million PIPE; Total Funds Received to Date Reach $3,280,000

PIPE Proceeds Used to Eliminate 70% of Variable Rate Convertible Debt, Expand Marketing and Sales Capabilities, Add Manufacturing Personnel, Increase Instrument and Consumables Inventory, and Help Secure Expected Record Third Quarter Revenue SOUTH EASTON, Mass., Sept. 105 more words

Great blog 'Evolution in a Toxic World: How life responds to chemical threats'

“We are chemical addicts. Returning to Nature is like going back to the future, with an opportunity to change the timeline. Adjust our course. In the near future perhaps we can rely less on our synthetic chemistry and more on Nature’s capacity to manage her own.” 32 more words


ILRI vacancy: Research scientist – Livestock Genetics/Genomics (closing date: 30 September 2015)

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a Research Scientist – Livestock Genetics/Genomics to build the biosciences research capacity of scientists and graduate students in the east and central Africa region, in particular to support the many regional researchers who come to the BecA-ILRI Hub to conduct their own agricultural biosciences research projects. 738 more words


A strategic framework for transgenic research and product development in Africa

Since the first transgenic crop was released in in the world in 1994, cultivation of several varieties has grown rapidly to reach 175 million hectares, more than 10% of the world’s arable land, in 27 countries. 180 more words