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First Summer School

The first Biomedical Science Research and Training Centre (BioRTC) Summer School has started this week! After months of planning, organising, and shipping, we are finally at Yobe State University, BioRTC’s home (the university was established in 2006 and home to over 12000 undergraduate and graduate students).  The school focuses on bioimaging, open hardware and Neuroscience …

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Biortc Job

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BioRTC aims to facilitate research and training of African scientists using state-of-the-art laboratory infrastructure that will enable them to contribute to solving local and global biomedical science problems. A Research Fellow position is currently available at BioRTC for six months as part of the support team for BioRTC’s Bioimaging Network Hub project. This position will …

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BioRTC Wins A Grant To Establish A West African Bioimaging Network At Yobe State University

BioRTC, a research training institute domiciled in Yobe State, Nigeria, has just been granted the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative grant for expanding global access to bioimaging.  With this grant, BioRTC, in collaboration with TReND in Africa, West Africa Centre for Cell Biology of Infectious Pathogens (WACCBIP- University of Ghana) and Medical Research Council Unit The Gambia, is saddled with …

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UVP BioDoc-It Imaging Systems donated by Crick Institute

We are excited to receive a UVP BioDoc-It Imaging Systems from The Francis Crick Institute London through TReND in Africa. This system permits imaging of DNA, RNA, and protein gels.  We are now looking for a gel documentation system for chemiluminescence or fluorescence detection to enable western blotting imaging. We are also looking for vibratome, fluorescence plate reader …

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Donations for BioRTC laboratory en route to Yobe

Multiple pieces of equipment and consumables donated through TReND in Africa and by research groups in the University of Sussex Life Sciences have been picked for shipment to Yobe State University. They will be used for equipping BioRTC lab. Dr Mahmoud Bukar Maina, a Research Fellow in Sussex Neuroscience and Outreach Coordinator for TReND, originally called for the …

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