Event / ILRI / LiveGene

Korea National Institute of Animal Science project partners visit ILRI

The ILRI-RDA (Rural Development of Administration) research project, among the Biotech’s improving characterization of livestock and pathogens (BT02) project is this week (20-25 November) hosting visitors from the National Institute of Animal Science (NIAS), Korea.

The visitors, Jeong-Ro Ki, director of Planning and Coordination Division, Boh-suk Yang director of Animal Genetic Resources Station and Seong-Heum YEON, theme reader of Animal Genomic and Bioinformatics Division will be meeting to discuss project activities and investigate ILRI’s research planning and coordination system. Among the planned activities include: meetings with the Korean society and ILRI’s research staff, field visits to the Korean chicken farm and local farmers in Nakuru as well as a visit to the Animal Genetics Training Resource Animal Genetic Resources (AnGR) center.Changyeon Cho (C.Cho(at)cgiar.org), Biotech’s visiting scientist from Korea will be facilitating the visit.