Dr. Richard O. Oduor

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Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology
P.O. Box 43844 , 00100 Nairobi
Kenyatta University
NAIROBI
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Research Interest

Use of modern technologies including genetic engineering to improve crop yield and enhance biomass for biocommodities as well as improving local medicinal plants for increased production of therapeutic secondary metabolites.

Patent

  1. Oduor, R. O, Iyer, R, Mackuka, J. and Thomson, J. A. (2009). Plant promoters of the XVSAP1 gene. World Intellectual Property Organization Patent no. Patent No. WO/2009/060402.

Research

 
  1. Piero NM, Murugi NJ, Okoth OR, Jalemba MA, Joseph NNJ, et al. (2012). Prevention of Type I Diabetes Mellitus: The Role of Immune Interventions. J Clin Cell Immunol S2:005. doi:10.4172/2155-9899.S2-005

  2. Seth M S, Bedada, L T, Mneney, E. E, Oduor R O and Machuka J S (2012). In vitro regeneration of selected commercial

  3. Oduor RO, Seth MS, Bedada L, Iyer R, Thomson JA, Maina R and Machuka J (2011). Plant Genetic Engineering is nolonger a “Western Technology” in the sub-Saharan Africa.. Keystone symposium on Plant abiotic stress tolerance, water and global agriculture held in Colorado, USA between (17th - 22nd Jan ).
  4. Oduor, RO; Iyer, R; Machuka, J and Thomson, JA (2010). Africa must seize the prospects of biopharming. Third ANDi conference. Nairobi, Kenya (10th -15th Oct).
  5. Oduor, RO; Iyer, R; Machuka, J and Thomson, JA (2010). Plant genetic engineering: a useful tool for addressing drought stress in sub Saharan Africa. Gordon Research conferences on salt & water stress in plants. Les Diablerets, Switzerland (13th 18th June)
  6. R. O. Oduor, G. Williams, F. Bertelli, J. Mills, L. Maes, D. Pryde, K. Ojo, W. Van Voorhis, B. Ramirez, S. Nwaka, M. Witty, M. Perros and T. Holler (2009). Trypanosomal Glycogen Synthase Kinase 3: a potential drug target for Human African Trypanosomiasis. European Journal of Tropical Medicine & International Health, Late breaker supplement Vol 14 (2): 16-17.
  7. R. O. Oduor, G. Williams, F. Bertelli, J. Mills, L. Maes, D. Pryde, K. Ojo, W. Van Voorhis, B. Ramirez, S. Nwaka, M. Witty, M. Perros and T. Holler (2009). Trypanosomal Glycogen Synthase Kinase 3 is a potential drug target for Human African Trypanosomiasis. Second ANDi conference. Cape Town, South Africa.
  8. Oduor, R. O. (2009). Functional analyses of the novel stress-inducible XvPsap promoter isolated from Xerophyta viscosa. PhD Thesis. Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Cape Town, South Africa.
  9. Oduor, R. O, Machuka, J. and Thomson, J. A. (2008). Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated transformation of maize for drought tolerance. Gordon Research Conferences on salt & water stress in plants, Big Sky, Montana, USA (31st Aug - 5th Oct).
  10. Oduor, R. O, Machuka, J. and Thomson, J. A. (2008). Maize improvement via Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated transformation for drought tolerance. First All Africa Congress on Biotechnology, Nairobi, Kenya (22nd -26th Sept).
  11. Oduor, R. O, Machuka, J. and Thomson, J. A. (2007). Development of transgenic drought tolerant maize. Third General Meeting on Biotechnology, Breeding & Seed Systems for African Crops conference, Maputo, Mozambique (26th -29th March).
  12. Oduor, R. O, Njagi, E. N. M, Ndung’u, S and Machuka, J. S. (2006). In vitro Regeneration of Dryland Kenyan Maize Genotypes Through Somatic Embryogenesis International Journal of Botany 2 (2): pp 46-151.

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