Prof. Hudson N. Nyambaka

Title/Qualifications: Prof. PhD
Department/Unit/Section:
Chemistry
Contact Address:
Box 43844 - 00100
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Tel.:
254-20-8710901/9 Ext 57455 ; +254-20-8703745/8703744
Position:
Associate Professor
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Research focus

  • Analytical Chemistry: chromatographic procedures for micronutrient analysis, electrochemical and spectrometric procedures for trace metal analysis
  • Food Chemistry: analysis of micro- and macro-nutrients; processing procedures and their effects on nutritional and sensory values; bioavailability and bioconversion of micronutrients; food formulations and their impact on vulnerable groups such as people living with HIV and AIDS and children in harsh conditions
  • Environmental analysis: impact of heavy metals; organics and pesticide degradation

Conference Presentations

  • The Fifth Annual Biomedical Convention: Enhancing Biomedical Research Education for National Development, held on 31st – 1st August 2012 in Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana-Legon, Accra Ghana. (Paper presented: Impact Assessment of Using Nutritional Supplements in the Management of HIV and AIDS in Western Kenya.)

  • The 1st PACN Congress on Agricultural Productivity: How Chemical Sciences can Help to Feed the World, held on 21-23rd November 2011 in Accra International Convention Centre, Ghana (Poster presented: The Potential use of Indigenous Vegetables in Enhancing Immunity Boasting Vitamins among People Living With HIV AND AIDS in the Lake Victoria Region: Bioavailability Studies

  • Lake Victoria Research Initiative Biennial Forum held on 9th to 13th October, 2011, Munyonyo Resort Club, Munyonyo, Uganda Uganda (Paper presented: Assessment of Indigenous Nutritional Foods Supplements in the Management of HIV and AIDS Patients in the Lake Victoria Region: Results of Baseline Studies.)

  • Lake Victoria Research Initiative Principal Investigators Workshop held on 4th to 7th September, 2011, Botanical Resort, Entebbe, Uganda (Paper presented: The Role of Nutritional Formulations in Enhancing Immunity among People Living With HIV AND AIDS in the Lake Victoria Region: Some Baseline Characteristics.

  • The 4th Africa Nutritional Epidemiology Conference Held on 4th-6-th October, 2010 at Safari Park Hotel, Kenya (Paper presented: The consumption and Nutritive value of indigenous foods in the lake Victoria region)

  • Training Seminars held between 15th June and 21st August 2010 at Novartis Institute of Biomedical Research, Cambridge, USA (Poster Presentation (19th July:- Nutrition Intervention with Vulnerable Groups and Environmental Pollution Monitoring Studies)

  • Visiting Scientist/Harvard University Chemistry Researchers Seminar held on 23th July 2010, School of Chemistry and Biological Sciences, Cambridge, USA (Paper Presented:- Studies in Environmental Pollution Monitoring and Nutrition Intervention to Vulnerable Groups in Kenya)

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