Dr. Daniel Okun

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Title/Qualifications: Ph.D(Molecular Cell Biology)
Department/Unit/Section:
Biochemistry & Biotechnology
Contact Address:
P. O. Box 43844-00100, Nairobi.
Email:
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Cell phone:
+254 - 725-991515 or 0735-857182
Position:
Lecturer
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Research and Publications

  • A.M. Aluoch, M.Y. Otiende M.A. Obonyo, P.G.Mungai, D.O. Okun, S. Angelone-Alasaad, M.J. Jowers (2017). First genetic identification of Pilobolus (Mucoromycotina, Mucorales) from Africa (Nairobi National Park, Kenya). South African Journal of Botany 111: 182–188.

  • Peter Juma Ochieng, Tony Sumaryada, Daniel Okun (2017). Molecular docking and pharmacokinetic prediction of herbal derivatives as Maltase-Glucoamylase Inhibitor. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research,10:392-398.

  • Charlote Midiwo, Daniel Okun, Samson Gwer, and Gordon Ogweno (2017). Plasma Carbonic Anhydrase II Level is Increased in Children with Sickle Cell Anaemia Compared to Healthy Controls. Arch Paediatr Dev Pathol 1(3): 1013.

  • Wekesa C. S, Muoma J, Ombori O, Maingi J, Okun D. et al. (2017). Genetic Characterization of Rhizosphere Bacteria that Inhabit Common Bean Nodules in Western Kenya Soils. Applied Microbiology . Open Access 3: 128. doi:10.4172/2471-9315.1000128

  • Wekesa, C., Okun, D.O, Juma K. et al., (2016). Abundance and Symbiotic Potential of Common Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) Nodule Associated Bacteria in Western Kenya Soil. MAYFEB Journal of Agric. Science, 1:1-9

  • Okun, O. Daniel, Muluvi, M. Geoffrey, Fathiya M. Khamis, Otiende M, and Kenya, U. Eucharia (2015). Distribution of Indigenous Strains of Atoxigenic and Toxigenic Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus in Kenya. Bio Med Central (Agr.& food sec) vol. 4:14

  • Otiende M, Kivata M, Makumi J, Mutinda M, Okun D. Kariuki L, et al., (2015). Epidemiology of Theileria bicornis among black and white rhinoceros metapopulation in kenya. BMC Veterinary research vol. 11(4).

  • Aluoch AM, Obonyo MA, Okun DO, Akinyi A, Otiende YM, Mungai PG. (2015). Morphological Diversity of Ascobolus and Pilobolus Fungi from Wild Herbivore Dung in Nairobi National Park, Kenya. Journal of Microbiology Research. 5(4): 134-141

  • Okun, O. Daniel, Muluvi, M. Geoffrey, Fathiya M. Khamis, Otiende M, and Kenya, U. Eucharia (2015). Molecular characterization of Toxigenic and Atoxigenic strains of Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus in Kenya using ITS markers. (in press).

  • Peter Juma Ochieng, Daniel Okun, Samuel Runo, N.J Njagi, Jeffry Murage (2013). Public Health Strategies for Preventing Aflatoxin Exposure. British Journal of Cancer. Vol. 45, pp. 1–22
  • Kenya, E.U, Okun, D.O., Gachuche, D.N., Abdulahi, A., Abubakar, L.U. and Manohar, R. (2006). Detection and presumptive identification of Clostridium perfringens in drinking water. Aquacult journal vol. 7(1). 27-36.
  • Okun, D. O., Kenya, E.U., Oballa, P. O., and D.W. Odee, Muluvi, G.M. (2008). Analysis of genetic diversity in E. grandis (Hill ex Maiden) populations using Inter simple sequence repeats (ISSR) molecular markers. Vol. 7 (13), pp. 2119–2123, African Journal of Biotechnology
  • Okun, D. O., Kenya, E.U., and Ochanda, J. O.(2009). Evaluation of the antifungal effect of three selected medicinal plants against Candida albicans. (Manuscript under preparation)
  • Okun, O. Daniel1, Muluvi, M. Geoffrey2, Fathiya M. Khamis and Kenya, U. Eucharia3§ (2012). Distribution of Indigenous Strains of Atoxigenic and Toxigenic Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus in Kenya (manuscript under review)
  • Molecular characterization of Toxigenic and Atoxigenic strains of Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus in Kenya using ITS markers. (manuscript under preparation).

Conference proceedings

  • P. J. Ochieng, D. Okun, I. Mugenya & N J Njagi (2016). In vivo toxicological and histopathological effects of aflatoxin b1 exposure and related risk. Conference Paper · May 2016. Conference: ICHWB (International Conference on Health & Well-Being) 2016, At Solo, Indonesia, Volume: ISSN: 2503-5193.

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