Department of Biochemistry & Biotechnology
P.O. Box 43844 , 00100
Kenyatta University
P.O.Box 12374 - 00400
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Mobile: (+254) 0720693900

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Areas of Specialization:

  1. Addiction Biochemistry & Genetics,
  2. Nutritional Biochemistry,
  3. Exercise Biochemistry

Professional Affiliation:

  1. Research Society on Alcoholism (R.S.A),
  2. International Society for Biomedical Research in Alcoholism (I.S.B.R.A),
  3. Biochemical Society of Kenya (B.S.K),
  4. African Society for Addiction Research - ASAR (Africa)


  1. Korir E.D., Ochieng D.L. ADH 2, ADH 3 and ALDH 2 Polymorphism and Alcoholism in the Kenyan Population.  African Journal of Biotechnology”. Vol. 3(2), pp.152 – 155  (2004).
  2. Korir ED, Ochieng D."The use of alternative performance enhances by Kenyan athletes". East-African Pregames Conferences. Nairobi – Kenya.  (November, 2004).
  3. E.D.Korir, D.Ochieng, D.Ndiritu “Alcohol Abuse in the Kenyan Populations”. Status of Environmental Health Education in the Eastern African Region: Opportunities and the Way Forward pp 103 – 107. (2004)
  4. E.Doudoladova K., D.L.Ochieng`, G.D.E.Njagi “Allele Polymorphism of ADH 2, ADH 3 and ALDH 2 Genes and Alcohol Drinking Behaviour in the Kenyan Population” R.S.A Conference Proceedings, Santa Barbara, USA. (June 2005).
  5. Korir ED, Ochieng D. “Alcohol Abuse in Sports- IAAF Chief Coaches Workshop”. Nairobi - Kenya (June - 2006).
  6. E.D.Korir, D.Ochieng, D.Ndiritu Alcohol Sensitivity among Kenyans. RSA Conference Proceedings, Baltimore, USA (June, 2006).
  7. E.D.Korir, D.Ochieng, D.Ndiritu “Women vs Men: Who Drink More Alcohol in Kenya? “ East African Regional Conference.  Nairobi - Kenya (August, 2010).
  8. Korir ED, Liech DO, Korir LC “Nutritional Values of Indigenous Vegetables Used by the Luo, the Luhya and the Kikuyu of Kenya”. 4th Africa Nutritional Epidemiology Conference. Nairobi - Kenya (October, 2010).
  9. E.D.Korir, D.Ochieng “What I can do about my fat belly; Theory and Practice”. 2010 East African Universities Pre-games International Sympsosium. Nairobi – Kenya (November, 2010).