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KEMRI's Center for Infectious and Parasitic Diseases Control Research (CIPDCR) located in Busia held a Staff party on 24th January 2018, attended by the KEMRI Board of Management chairman Dr. Naftali Agata and Director KEMRI, Dr Yeri Kombe.

KEMRI Board of Management chairman, Dr Naftali Agata introduces his members to staff of the CIPDCR Center

Prof. Matilu Mwau, CIPDCR Director explains a point to the KEMRI Board of Management member, Ibrahim Maalim.Looking on is Chairman, Dr Naftali Agata and Acting Director KEMRI, Dr. Yeri Kombe


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KEMRI Human DNA Identification Laboratory

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KEMRI is a government owned parastatal with a wide range of specialized laboratories offering diagnostic tests.Among these is the Human DNA identification laboratory that offers state of the art DNA testing services.

The Human DNA Identification Laboratory offers DNA testing services in the area of family relationship testing and Forensic DNA Testing. Our facility meets international standards hence ensuring quality service. The unit serves private clients as well as those referred from courts. The ultimate goal of the laboratory is to increase DNA testing capacity in Kenya.

The laboratory is keen at maintaining institutional mandate and is focused on initiating research programs in the area of forensics


Mandera Senator and Mwea MP's Visits to KEMRI

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Mandera Senator Hon. Mohammed Maalim Mahammed (third from left), poses for a group photograph with Deputy Director (R&D), Dr. Evans Amukoye (third from right), Assistant Director (SPPC) Dr. Kizito Lubano (second from left), when the Senator paid a courtesy call on Director , KEMRI on 18th October, 2017. )

The Hon. Senator was accompanied by Banisa MP, Hon. Kulow Maalim Hassan (first from left), MP Mandera West, Hon. Adan Haji Yussuf, (first from right), Lafey MP, Hon. Abdi Mude (second from right) Also present is Assistant Director Administration, Mr. John Musau (standing right) and Wajir Cluster County Coordinator, Mr Adaw Surow(standing left).


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KEMRI has six (6) Main Programmes aligned to the KEMRI Strategic Master plan and the Vision 2030.

Upcoming Events

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The 8th KASH Conference, scheduled for February 14th-16th, 2017, Nairobi, Kenya.

Fight Against HIV

Prof. Matilu Mwau, Director CIPDCR KEMRI discussing on the fight against HIV on KTN.

DNA Testing Lab

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KEMRI Human DNA Identification Laboratory offers DNA testing services in the area of family relationship testing and Forensic DNA Testing. Read More