News & Updates

Leprosy's drug resistance and origin revealed by genome analysis
February 2, 2018 - 09:52

Scientists led by EPFL have isolated leprosy bacteria directly from human samples, and analyzed the purified genomes to identify mutations that confer drug resistance to the bacterium, as well as gain insights into the origins of the disease. The study is published in Nature Communications, just ahead of the World Leprosy Day, 28th January 2018.

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Illumina NextSeq 500 Sequencer installed at AHRI
November 24, 2017 - 10:10

As part of the new initiative to strengthen the biotechnology and bioinformatics capacity of AHRI, Illumina NextSeq 500 Sequencer has been purchased and installed at AHRI. The installation was made by engineers from Illumina, Mr Ahmed Khairy.


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The 17th Tore Godal Prize Award Ceremony was held on November 9,2017.
November 17, 2017 - 12:34

The AHRI Tore Godal Prize committee every year provides the prize to deserving young scientists.


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