UCLA Students Raise Funds to Visit CBI

Six UCLA undergraduate students have successfully completed a fundraising campaign to visit CBI and work on the Taylor Ebony Project in March 2018 for their Senior Practicum Project. With this visit, these enthusiastic students are hoping to gain a better...

Professional Development Workshop

A Professional Development Workshop on the Introduction to Liquid Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry for Chemists and Biochemists will be held at CBI on 26-29 December 2017. To apply, email Dr. Kevin Njabo at kynjabo@ucla.edu and Mrs. Rose Ndango at...

Teaching for the Future of Bioinformatics

At the University of New Orleans, conservation biologist Nicola Anthony, along with partners in the U.S. and Africa, is designing curricula with CyVerse to prepare students for a future when informatics is integral to all life sciences. “I think it’s really important...

Apply now to be a GloCal Health Fellow at CBI

Fellowship applications are now open for advanced PhD and professional students and post-docs to spend a year conducting research related to health (defined broadly) at CBI’s campus in Cameroon through Fogarty International’s GloCal program. The application is due...

Bioversity International Joins the Congo Basin Institute

Bioversity International joins the Congo Basin Institute as its newest partner. Bioversity International is thrilled to have joined forces with the Congo Basin Institute (CBI), a collaboration that aims to create a nexus of research, education, training and...

CBI Bioinformatics Workshop Summary

A group of young graduate students, doctoral candidates and conservation professionals converged in Yaoundé in June 2017 with a common goal: to jump on the R bandwagon. Convinced that learning to run statistical packages in R would help further their research, they...

UCLA’s Kevin Njabo selected to give TEDGlobal talk

UCLA Newsroom and UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability report on Kevin Njabo’s invitation to be an official speaker at TedGlobal’s annual conference. Kevin Njabo is on a roll. Two months ago, the professor was named UCLA Institute of...

Taylor World Forestry Tour Visit

The sustainable ebony project is managed by the Congo Basin Institute in Cameroon with support from Crelicam and funded through a personal donation from Mr Bob Taylor, the founder and owner of Taylor Guitars. The project is being implemented by CBI participants, the...