Title/Qualifications: Ph.D
Department/Unit/Section: Biochemistry and biotechnology
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Position: Lecturer
Area of Specialization: Molecular Biology

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Research Interests: Molecular pathogenesis of viral infections, Molecular mechanism of vector-parasite and host- parasite interactions, Epidemiology of vector borne- and parasitic diseases- (Human and animals) – Public Health Implications. Emerging and re-emerging diseases of the tropics, Populations genetics of vector populations implicated in emerging and re-emerging diseases, Ecological genomics.

Conference Attendance and Presentations (In parenthesis)

  1. 1. African Technology Policy Studies Network- Science, Ethics and Technological Responsibility in Developing and Emerging Countries (ATPS-SETDEV) capacity building workshops, 14 – 17 July 2009, Mombasa, Kenya (Oral)
  2. 2. Postgraduate seminar, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya. July 18, 2008. (Oral)
  3. 3. Advanced Molecular and Cellular Basis of infection. Hermanus, South Africa. February 28th Feb – 9th March 2008 (Oral and poster presentation).
  4. 4. Biochemical society of Kenya annual scientific symposium, Nairobi, Kenya. September 26 – 27, 2002,
  5. 5. The African association of Insect scientist 25 th anniversary, scientific conference Nairobi, Kenya. February 16- 20, 2004.
  6. 6. Kenyatta University postgraduate seminar, Nairobi, Kenya. December 16-17, 2004. (Oral).
  7. 7. A Time to Heal: The Science of and Investments in Cracking Africa's Killer Diseases. The 3rd Annual Africa Genome Initiative (AGI) Conference, Nairobi, Kenya. March 22-24, 2005. (Poster).
  8. 8. Biochemical society of Kenya annual scientific symposium, Nairobi, Kenya. July 17- 18, 2007. (Oral)