On Tuesday this week, the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel and her delegation visited ILRI, Nairobi. Among the places the Chancellor visited, included the laboratories where the Biotech staff had done quite a lot of preparations and were looking forward to her visit, in addition to others, a special demonstration by Anne Fisher, Absolomon Kihara, Christian Borgemeister (ICIPE) and Joerg Jores in the Mycoplasma laboratory were in the Chancellor’s program.
Read the detailed story on how her visit was in the links below:
Below are some pictures from this exciting and interesting day in our labs and a historical day at ILRI!
Edward Okoth, tuning the radio to set the mood right for the hard science
Absolomon Kihara, setting the demonstration where they would show the Chancellor how sample data is collected and recorded
Cynthia Onzere, carrying out an enjoyable procedure
Rosalynn Murithi, whistling away while doing some ‘pipetting’
Rosa and Tatjana Sitt, having a happy lab moment after the tough ‘pipetting’ exercise
Photo of the day. The Chancellor inside the Mycoplasma lab where Joerg Jores explains to her and her delegation about the research, the Mycoplasma team looks on
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Click here for the Biotech picture set