BIOGRAPHY
Academic Qualification;
PhD. Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology: Michigan Technological University (USA)
Thesis Title: Characterization of Populus tremuloides COMT, 4CL1 and 4CL2 gene promoters to identify cis-regulatory elements
BSc. Biochemistry: Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology

Work Experience;

DATE ORGANISATION POSITION
October 2015 – Present Rongo University Senior Lecturer
2012- September 2015 University of Eldoret Lecturer
2009- 2012 Moi University Lecturer
2000 – 2002 International Livestock Research Institute Research Technician

Awards;
John Song Award for Excellent Tissue Culture Research, Society of in vitro biology (SIVB)
Grand award, Biotechnology research centre, Michigan Technological University

Professional Affiliations;
Society of In Vitro Biology (SIVB)
Biochemistry Society of Kenya
Chemical Society of Kenya

Research Interests;
Gene regulation, Genetic Engineering, Tissue culture, Phytochemical and Phytonutrient screening, Environmental toxicology, Endocrine disrupting Chemicals, Plant Pathology, Bioinformatics

Research Projects;
Photochemical Screening of selected plants for anti- cancer activity for chemoprevention
Mulberries Cultivation involving Sericulture for improved silk varieties (Collaboration with Prof. Z. Ngalo)

Publications;
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