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;

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

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)

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