Forensics and DNA testing
We provide comprehensive analysis of biological evidence as well as performing paternity tests
We provide analytical services in forensic toxicology, screening herbal medicines for safety and ADME and drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics
We analyze biological markers in the genome and proteome and apply them to medical testing
We conduct studies with the goal of improving drug efficacy in Africans
Post Graduate Training
Designed to prepare researchers, laboratory scientists and postgraduate students with the practical knowledge for undertaking molecular biology
ABOUT US AIBST
The African Institute of Biomedical Science and Technology, AiBST, is a research and education institute with a mission to discover, develop and deploy innovative healthcare solutions for Africa. Combining postgraduate education and biomedical R&D is enabling AiBST to operate in an environment which still requires capacity and capability building with respect to skilled manpower and research infrastructure,whilst conducting translational research to deliver on medical products and services that address Africa’s healthcare challenges.
AiBST was founded in 2002 by Professor Collen Masimirembwa. Its initial activities were the organisation of courses on the science and technology of drug discovery and development. The first course was in Cape Town (South Africa) in 2002 and focused on ADMET for drug discovery. The second one was in Nairobi (Kenya) in 2003 focusing on Pharmacogenetics of Drug Metabolism.