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  • Empowering our community with Bioinformatics, Data Management, and Soft skills
    Bioinformatics Hub of Kenya Initiative Seminar Series The BHKi seminar series was a hybrid event that happened on July 19 and 20. After two years of online conferences and learning, we were glad to hold this two-day seminar physically. This was the second physical event BHKi held since our launch in 2019. Around the globe, …
  • Phase 3: HACK THROUGH MINI PROJECTS
    A look into reproducibility. Following a successful sensitization and introduction to concepts and tools used in Bioinformatics and Open science, we provided selected participants with projects to put into practice the skills they had learned. The Bioinformatics and Open Science Skills (BOSS) mini-project was a three-week event that gave the trainees a platform to collaborate …
  • BOSS EVENTS Phase 2: Training through a workshop.
    Bioinformatics is recognized as part of the essential knowledge base of numerous career paths in biomedical research and healthcare. There has been rapid development of high-throughput technologies, data storage capacity, and sophisticated algorithms, which have brought about immense changes in the research practices in biological research fields. Computational and quantitative skills, such as those taught …
  • BOSS EVENTS Phase 1: Sensitize through Open Science FAIR Symposium.
    We’ve told you of the journey up to the funding, which was the beginning of the story. Having obtained the funds, we began the work. How do you best empower and impart Bioinformatics and Open science skills in researchers? We already had a road map, sensitize – train – hack – collaborate – community, so …
  • Empowering Researchers with Skills and Tools in Open Science and Bioinformatics.
    Writing a grant application is not a walk in the park. However, when you are a non-profit organization (NGO), you rely on grants to continue meeting your goals. The bioinformatics hub of Kenya (BHKi) is the brainchild of five young and vibrant bioinformaticians. As an NGO, our main goal is to use our talents, education, …