Undergraduate Dissertation Projects

Fourth Year Dissertation Projects

Student Name
Title of the Dissertation
Supervisor
2011
Njoroge Lynnet Wambui Microbiological analysis of canned foods in Kenya. Dr. Viviene Matiru
Mercy W. Wangari Isolation and identification of coliform bacteria and their susceptibility in household water storage tanks at Kenyatta Road, Juja. Dr. Viviene Matiru
Milau Augustus Kitheka Determination of sensitivity patterns of broad spectrum antibiotics on Streptococcus pneumoniae in patients attending Kitui District Hospital. Mr. Wambura Mwangi
Mwaringa Mwadondo Antimicrobial activity and toxicological evaluation of Hibiscus Diversifolius Extract. Dr. Viviene Matiru
Kinyua Muthomi Antibiotic resistance of metal tolerant bacteria isolated from soil in Juja Area. Dr. Nancy Budambula
Mwangi Paul Prevalence of septicemia in children under two years attending Thika District level 5 hospital. Dr. A. Nyerere
Magdaline Wairimu Burugu Antibiotic susceptibilities patterns of bacteria isolates from post surgical wounds at Kenyatta National Hospital. Dr. A. Nyerere
Mary Njeri Kamugu Antimicrobial susceptibility profiles of bacteria isolated from urine of food handlers at CMR-KEMRI. Dr. Viviene Matiru
Elphas Obiero Mikura Study on microbial contamination in freshly squeezed unpasteurized fruit juice in Ruiru Town. Dr. Viviene Matiru
Susan Nyambura Macharia Prevalence of urinary tract infections (UTI) among patients attending M.P. Shah Hospital, Nairobi. Mr. Mwangi Wambura
2010
Mwangi Sellah Phytochemical analysis and antimicrobial screening of Aspilia mosambiensis. Dr. P. Njenga
Michael Maina Phytochemical analysis and antimicrobial screening of essential oils and crude extracts of root, bark and leaves of callistemon citrinus. Dr. P. Njenga
Dennis Chirande Phytochemical analysis and antimicrobial screening of Catha edulis. Dr. M. Makobe
Kamau Rachel Wanjiku In Vitro propagation of Caladium bicolour. Dr. P. Njenga
Lalin Benet Determining gene flow from transgenic sorghum to local sorghum varieties. Dr. P. Njenga
Dominic Nzeve (KARI)
James Kamanda Tissue culture in vitro propagation of Zisiphus mauritania. Dr. P. Njenga
Dr. R. Karanja
Steward Otieno Potential for bacterial transmission by paper currency in Kenya. Ms. P. Kaaria
Ngetich Victor Phytochemical analysis and antimicrobial screening of the crude extracts of leaves, stems and roots of Oxalis latifolia. Dr M. Makobe
Mr. M. Gichua
Bilal Yasin Arafat Isolation, characterization and antimicrobial susceptibility of bacteria isolated from cooked foods sold in Gikomba market. Dr. V. Matiru
Mr. S. Wambura
Elijah Njoroge Antibacteria, cytocty properties and tissue culture regeneration of passion flaner. Dr. P. Njenga
Christine K. Wamaitha Tissue culture and antimicrobial screening of Ocimum suave: an endangered medicinal plant.
Mohamud M. Adan Phytochemical analysis and antimicrobial activity of Senna siamea. Dr. M. Makobe
Edwin Atika Potential of using steinernema in the management of diamondback moth. Mr. F. Ndwiga
Kiama Catherine Assessment of fungal infection of beans from GLP and Non-nodulating varities of the common beans Phaseolus vulgaris. Dr. V. Matiru
Mukuru M. Nancy Effect of Tithonia diversifolia on the field of kales (Brassica spp) in integrated soil fertility management Dr. J. Wakibia
Mr. I. Savini
Kagali Robert Nesta Efficacy of Trichoderma asperillum in the control of root-knot nematodes (meloidgyne spp) in tomato. Dr. V. Matiru
Kioko Beatrice M. Comperative study on efficacy of Annona charimola extracts and convectional pesticides in controlling aphids (Aphis craccivora) in cowpea (Vigna unguculata). Dr. P. Mwangi
Loyce Jepkorir Facilitation effects in restoration ecology: case of restored mangroves at Gau Bay Kenya. Dr. P. Mwangi /
Dr. B. Kirui (KMFRI)
Regina Waiganjo Impact of coffee processing effuluent on river water quality at coffee research station Ruiru. Dr. R. Karanja
Mr. J. Mburu (CRF)
Juma Jacqueline Adhiambo Isolation identification and antibiotics sensitivity of enteropathogenci E.coli affecting children under 3 years attending Getrude’s children Hospital. Dr. Viviene Matiru
Karanu Dennis Njama Rate of comfaction of S. typhi and Plasmodium (malaria) in Kiambu Kenya. Mrs. O. Gladys
Koi Juliet Mali Determination of the sensitivity profile of Staplylococeus aureas isolated from wounds and abscesses of in-patients at Kilifi District Hosptial. Dr. Viviene Matiru & Dr. J. Wakibia
Nthiga Joyce Nyawira Evaluation of bacterial contaminants from herbal medicine soured from vendors in Nairobi. Dr. Viviene Matiru
Nzomo Michael Wali The antimicrobial effects of different brands of antibacterial soap compared to different brands of normal soap. Mrs. Onyambu Gladys
Onyuro James Okech Recovery of Mycobaterium by use of automated bacterc 9690 malt system in comparison with Lowenstein s Dr. Viviene Matiru
Apondi Evans Ochieng A survey of BCG immunization among pre-unit pupils in Ruaraka zone and reason for variable efficacy among individuals Dr. P.N. Mwangi
Birungi Sarah Juliet Isolation and characterization of antimicrobial resistant from negative enteric bacteria on feaces of lactating dairy cattle in JKUAT, Juja. Dr. Viviene Matiru
Chega Immaculate Wanjiku Prevalence of Bovine mastitis & Antibiotic susceptibility testing. Mr. Mwangi Wambura
Ekuam Joseph Ngikieny Prevalence of Brucellosis in Lodwar town. Ms. Mourine Kangogo
Kavindu Edna Mwende Factors influencing the prevalence of pulmonary tuberculosis. Mr. Francis Ndwiga
Wanyonyi Abigael Kilande The most common bacteria causing upper respiratory infections among the patients attending the Pandya Memorial Hospital and their drug sensitivity patterns. Dr. Viviene Matiru & Dr. J. Wakibia
Mwema Catherine Njeri Microbial loan on different money currency used in Kenya. Dr. Viviene Matiru
Adera Wanda Anastasia A comparative prevalence study of pulmonary TB in patients attending Kisumu East District Hospital inhabiting rural and urban areas. Ms. Mourine Kangogo & Dr. Christine Onyango
Wamalwa Ronald Synergistic testing of clove tea tree & Neem oils against microbes. Mr. Mwangi Wabura & Dr. J. Wakibia
Momanyi Zipporah Kemunto Characterization of Class I integrons among environmental Klebsiella pneumoniae. Mr. Mwangi Wambura
Felista Muthiini Relationship between S. mansonic infections and anemia in primary school children in Mtito Adei, Makueni District, Kenya. Mr. Mwangi Wambura
2009
Eric King’ori The prevalent viral respiratory infection in Kakuma Refugee Camp Dr. Matasyo/Dr. V. Matiru
Ada Rukia Dada Staphylococcus aureus is associated in the microbial load of open chronic wounds. Mr. Mwangi Wambura
Kamanda D. Njuguna Prevalence of E. histolytica in Thika. Dr. H. Kutima,
Dr. M. Makobe
Odero Ronald Determination of IgA antibody response levels to Epstein barr virus primary infection in infants from Mosoriot in Rift Valley Province. Ms M. Kangogo
Dr. R. Waihenya
Martha Njeri Kagiri Antimicrobial assay and phytochemical screening of roots, stem bark and leave of Ximinea americana. Dr. P.Njenga
Njuguna Erastus Maina Antibiotic resistance profile among food handlers in Nairobi Region. Dr. V. Matiru
Kitolo Sharon Mwikali Prevalence rates and causative Agent of urinary tract infections (UTIs) in Machakos District. Dr. V. Matiru
Gitau Emmanuel Njenga Comparative analysis of bacterial contamination on beef meat from Central and Eastern Province. Mr. M. Wambura
Karuri J. Muthoni Prevalence of Candida infection in antenatal mothers attending clinic at Murang’a District Hospital. Ms. M. Kangogo
Mugala Winnie Midika Antimicrobial effects of commonly used species and seasonings on Escherichia coli and Salmonella species. Dr. V. Matiru
Stephen K. Mutinda Comparison of Schistosoma Mansoni infectivity in male and female Mesocrecetus curatus (holdum hamsters) Dr. H. Kutima/Dr. Makobe
Mwangi Mildred Njeri Antimicrobial assay and phytochemical screening of crude extracts of the roots and leave of Pistia stratiotes. Dr. P. Njenga
Anthony Opiko Prevalence of Aflatoxin contamination on roasted peanuts. A case study of Madaraka Schools. Ms. M. Kangogo/Dr. W. Wanyoike
Bade Alice Neema Microbiological Contents of Milk Dr. V., Matiru
Wairimu C. Florence To investigate the diversity of microbial population in river Kabutu due to contamination by effluents from Dagoretti Market abattoirs. Mr. M. Wambura
Bond M. Mwabili A study to determine vaginal infections affecting women from ages 12-50 in Nairobi West Hospital Dr. V. Matiru
Evans Okumu Omondi Isolation and characterization of pathogenic bacteria from cockroaches obtained from selected homes in Juja. Dr. H. Kutima
Wairire Eric Ng’ang’a Response of Mice to RVF Capripoc recombinant vaccine antigens. Ms. M. Kangogo
Alumira Allan Microbial Screening between public and if personally used Ball-point pens. Ms. M. Kangogo
Mwaura P. Jeremiah Isolation and characterization of antibiotic producing fungi from sewage. Ms. M. Kangogo
Muriuki C. Gitonga Phytochemistry: Antimicrobial activities of the plant extract of Podocerpus graciller on selected micro-organisms. Dr. M. Makobe
Mugangai Michael Kibisu Microbial screening of un pasteurized milk collected from Juja. Ms. M. Kangogo
Shirengo N. Celestine Isolation and characterization of Vibrio cholera causing cholera outbreak in Kisumu between January and may, 2009. Mr. M. Wambura
Yvonne N. Muthiani Potential skin pathogens in second-hand clothes. Dr. V. Matiru
Chiloli Ferdinand Kiwanuka Influence of topography on malaria infection and exposure in the western Kenya Highlands. Dr. H. Kutima/Dr. M. Makobe
Jean Jepkorir Kosgei Plant synergism and antibacterial effects of Moringa Olehera/Balantes aegyqtina. Dr. P. Njenga
Njoroge E. Nduta Phytochemical analysis, antimicrobial assay and screening for microorganism from Maasai herbal concoction. Mr. M. Wambura
Kiingati Fidelis Wanjiku Efficacy testing on the commonly used disinfectant and antiseptics in the market against named microbes. Mr. M. Wambura
Nduta Mwangi Quality of effluents feeding the Nairobi Dam. Dr. P.N. Mwangi
Kipngetich Dennis Maritim Evaluation of three diagnostic assays for detection of HBsAg in Kenya. Dr. V. Matiru
Rebecca Bosibori Omoi To investigate the prevalence of Salmonella among different food served in Dagoretti market hotels Mr. M. Wambura
Ruth W. Murigi Microbial effect of Kigelia africana against microorganisms. Dr. P. Njenga
Nzau J. Mutuku Prevalence of staphylococcus species in purulent soft tissue among patients visiting Thika District Hospital. Dr. V. Matiru
Wafula Daneil Wayiya Phytochemical analysis, antimicrobial activity of the plant Albizia gummifera on selected organisms. Dr. M. Makobe
Awilly Cliff Charles Development and evaluation of latex agglutination test for detection of antibodies specific to contagious cappine pleuro pneumonia (ccpp). Mr. F. Ndwiga
Faith Nkatha Lumiri Prevalence of streptococci pneumoniae pneumonia among TB patients attending the Mater Hospital. Mr. M. Wambura
Makori M. Enock A study to determine the pathogenic microbes found in food handlers visiting National Public Health Laboratory services. Dr. V. Matiru
Priscah Kerimo Echessa Phenotypic characterization of fecal Salmonella of broilers chicken compared to salmonella in man. Mr. M. Wambura
Kajambo M. Rama Analysis of juices processed locally and sold by vendors in Mombasa with the purpose of identification and isolation of microorganisms. Prof. H. Boga/Dr. P. Njenga
Loise Wairimu Kiharah The prevalence and antibiotic sensitivity patterns of isolates of severe pneumonia in the years 2000-2002. Mr. M. Wambura
Rehema Mwikali Kyunguti Prevalence of Enterobacteria found in stools of food handlers and their antibiotics sensitivity pattern. Mr. M. Wambura
Lilian Anyango Okumu Antimicrobial assay and phytochemical screening of crude abstract if the roots, stem and leave of Lantana camara. Dr. P. Njenga
Lutta Linda Stella Health relevance of the presence of feacal coliforms in iced tea served in restaurants. Dr. V. Matiru
Lydia Omollo Effects of Malaria on haemoglobin level in children below 5 years and expectant mothers. Dr. H. Kutima/Dr. M. Makobe
Maureen Lorna Atieno Detection of Robella immunoglobin (G (IgG) in dried venous blood using commercial enzyme immunoassay method. Mr. F. Ndwiga
Kamau Robert Gitahi Isolation of Salmonella spp and E-coli from illicit brew and brewing water Dr. V. Matiru
Dennis Kiprop Ruto Isolation and characterization of microbial contaminants found on computer keyboards and mice in Juja, JKUAT campus and Thika Dr. V. Matiru
Maina A. Nyambura Prevalence of HIV among pulmonary TB patients attending the Coast General Provincial Hospital. Dr. V. Matiru
Maureen Kamau W. Plaque assays as an alternative to cell culture in routine abbovirus surveillance. Dr.P. Njenga
Naomi Wambui Kariuki Prevalence and antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of micro-organisms causing burn wound infections at Kenyatta National Hospital Mr. M. Wambura
Everlyn K. Kirugara Prevalence of cryptospondium parvum in patients attending Thika District Hospital and in water supplies in high and low bends of Thika District. Dr. R. Waihenya
Mr. M. Wambura
Korir Harrison Characterization of Epstein Barr virus in pediatric population in Western Kenya Ms. M. Kangogo/ Dr. M. Lexas
Edwin Onsarigo Mosese Prevalence of Escherichia coli in children below 2½ years. Ms M. Kangogo
Kilivwa Mukaya Prevalence and antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of Enteric gram negative bacteria in intensive core units of Kenyatta National Hospital. Ms.M. Kangogo
Isaac G. Njagi Tungiasis and risk factors in an Endemic community in Kenya. Dr. W. Wanyoike
Fredrick Odhiambo The effect of daily probrotic yorghut consumption on CD4 cells of people living with HIV/AIDS attending ART clinic at Rachuonyo District Hospital Mr. M. Wambura
Millicent Ogutu Prevalence of superficial mycoses among psychiatric patients in mathare hospital. Prof. Z.nganga
Mr. Wambura
Dr.namasaka
Stephen Njoroge Determination of Microbial contamination of Raw milk at Kahawa Location. Ms. M. Kangogo
2008
Sarah A. Opondi Transfer of bacterial from fabrics to hands to other fabrics in a quantitative approach using common bacterial flora and associated efficiency of solar and microwave powered disinfection. Dr. W. Wanyoike
Akoth Pauline Comparative genotoxicity of roasted and grilled broiler chicken meat extracts or vicia faba root meristems. Mr. J. Mberia
Dominic K. Kiptore Phytochemical analysis, antimicrobial assays and cytotoxic test of Tithonia diversifolia (Mexican sunflower) Dr. M. Makobe
Lilian C. Kurgat In vitro propagation of baby rubber (Peporomia obtusifolia) ornamental Dr. P. Njenga
Beth Wangui In vitro propagation of begonia (ornamental foliage plant) Dr. P. Njenga
Sakah J. Kuria Phytochemical screening of Vernonia jugahs Dr. M. Makobe
Fredrick M. Ndakala Influence of vascular abuscular myasrhiza glomus fungi and rhizobium mellilloti bacteria on growth and yield of cowpea (Virgua ungicylate) Dr. P. Njenga
Job A. Maangi Phytochemical analysis and antimicrobial activity assay of Saphum ellipticum; a known medicinal plant Dr. M. Makobe
Odhiambo Calvince Enhance propagation of Piper nigrom (black pepper) using in vitro Dr. P. Njenga
Dr. J. Kahia
Omire A.Agnes Field investigation on the potential of selected plant species as beneficial companion crops for the control of diamond blacksmith (Plutella xylostella (L) in brassicca and their effect on the natural enemies Prof. L. Gitonga
Dr. R. Gituru
Naliaka Jemimah Evaluation of resistance to bacterial wits disease in different species of African nightshade (Solanum spp.) Dr. R. GituruDr.
P. Masinde
Grace W. Watani Evaluation of rootgard, Trichoderma sp and nordox (currows oxide) on the control of bulb rot in arabicum flower Dr. V. MatiruMrs.
J.N Mbaka
Mzingirwa A. Mwinyi Efficiency of thunder, karate and need ochook in the control of striped blister berth Epiant alboritala (gestro) part of amaranthus vegetable in coast lawland kenya Dr. Mwangi P.N
Dr. J. Baya
Geofrey O. Alula Implications of diamondback moth (Plutella xylosella) control for cabbage farmers in Limuru Dr. R. GituruDr.
Mwangi P.N
Erick Mukumbo Efficiency of Thurian in control of Diamond back moth larvae Plutellaxy lossella in kale Mr. F.I. Ndwiga
James M. Mureithi Effect of Bt cotton on survival and inefectivity of the entomopathogenic nematode steinernoma kari Dr. V. Matiru
Dr. C. N Waturo
Tanui D. Kimeli Effects of soil stratification on soil water utilization by tomatoes Mr. G. Mwago
Johnson M. Kimomo Biological control of aphids in kales using entomopathogenic nematodes Dr. Mwangi PN
Dr. Baya
Mellon F. Kabole Effect of organic amendments in control of melideloyne species in lettuce Dr. V. Matiru
Samuel M. Ndung’u Enhanced propagation of arrow head vine (syngonium podophyllum) using axilliary shoot bud proliferation Dr. P. Njenga
Dr. J. Wakibia
Selle Winfred Expression of gene congopain enzyme in Pichia Pastoris system Prof. A. Muigai
Dr. Agaba
Hudson Lubabali Enhanced propagation of Acacia Senegal, A. Seyal A. xanthophloea Dr. P. Njenga
Eunice Mulango Enhanced propagation of saint paylia ionanetha (African violet) Dr. P. Njenga
Wamalwa Philip Invitro propagation of Olea africana Dr. P. Njenga
Kinyua F. Ireri Symbiotic seed germination of Melia Volkensii to enhance propagation Prof. J. Ochora
Muriuki J. Munyua Phytochemical assay and antimicrobial screening of crude extracts of leaves & fruits Dr. P. Njenga
Dr. J. Wakibia
2007
Omondi Emmanuel Tissue culture of the money plant Epipremnum aureum Dr. P.K Njenga
Kajambo M. Saidi Genotocixity of Terminalia Spinosa Dr. N. Bundambula
James Ngunyi Antimicrobial screening and phytochemical analysis of extracts from Zanthoxylum usambarensis Dr. M. Makobe
Francis M. Kimuyu Tissue culture of some indigenous Aloe turkanesis and Aloe cateritia Dr. P. K. Njenga
Paul Ochieng Phytochemical analysis and antimicrobial screening analysis of Conyza bonariensis Dr. M. Makobe
Sora Elema Yaltani Phytochemical analysis and antimicrobial screening of crude extracts (leaves, roots, stem and bark) of the Combretum molle Dr. M. Makobe
Njire M. Moses Phytochemical analysis and antimicrobial screening of extracts from Dodonaea visiosa Dr. M. Makobe
Joshua M. Ndwiga Phytochemical analysis and antimicrobial screening of extracts from Jasminum mesnyi Dr. M. Makobe
Kingu’uyu I. Mbonge Fungal contamination of spices in Kenya Mr. S. Chebon
Dominic Mwanzia M. Phytochemical screening and antimicrobial assay of root, stem and leaves crude extracts of Adamsonia digirata Dr. M. Makobe
Nderitu Joseph M. Use of ethylene from natural sources to induce ripening in Bananas Prof. C. Muthuri
Lukoye John Environmental phytoremediation of contaminated sites Dr. PN. Mwangi
Mugweru Julius Bacteriological analysis of water from Ruiru river Dr. V. Matiru
Dr. N. Bundambula
Irene A.Odoke Phytochemical screening and antimicrobial assay of roots and leaves extracts of Gomphocarpus fruticosus Dr. M. Makobe
Betty Vulule Tissue culture on macadamia Dr. PK. Njenga
Leyla Hussein A. Ethnobotanical survey of commonly used medicinal plants for common ailments among Somali community of isiolo district and efficacy of trials of Sarcophytes pirie Prof. C. Muthuri
Eliudd N Wafula Phytochemical screening and antimicrobial assay of roots, leaves and stem bark of Dalbergia melanoxylon Prof. C. Muthuri
Murungi C. Kagendo Antimicrobial assay and phytochemical screening of leaves from roots, and bark obtained from Osyris iaciendiata Prof. C. Muthuri
Ngahu Joyce Wanjiru Antimicrobial assay and phytochemical screening of leaves and stem obtained from the plant Zehneria scabra Prof. C. Muthuri
Kisato A. Violet Prevalence of latent tuberculosis infection in HIV positive patients attending comprehensive care centre at Kakamega Provincial Hospital Dr. Nancy Bundambula
Esendi Gladys C Isolation and characterization of pathogenic soil micro organisms in the outdoor environment of Thika District Hospital Mr. Wambura Mwangi
Gladys N. Ndunde Phytochemical and antifungal screening of Cassia didymorgrya and Datura stamonium and their synergistic effects Mr. Wambura Mwangi
Zeddy C. Yegon Phytochemical and antimicrobial screening of Solanum nigrum roots, leaves steam and fruits Dr. V. Matiru
Mercy Kerubo Isolation and characterization of antibiotic producing actinomycetes in cultivated and noncultivated soils Prof. H. Boga
Kiprotich Solomon K. Disease prevalence and activity of commonly used medicinal plants for enteritis among Kipsigis community of Kericho district Prof. G. Njoroge
Gitau P. Muiruri Analysis of phytochemical constituents and antimicrobial effects of crude extracts of Stercubia rhynchocarpa leaves barks and roots Mr. Wambura Mwangi
Kevin Mutua Phytochemical and antimicrobial screening of crude extracts of roots, leaves and stem of Toddalia asiatica Dr PK. Njenga
Mbugua P. Thuo Phytochemical analysis and antimicrobial activity of roots, stem and leaves of both Senna didymorbotra ugandensis in determination of their synergistic effects Dr P. Njenga
Wambugu J. Gichohi Phytochemical analysis and antimicrobial screening of crude extracts of leaves stem and roots of Kallnroe densifrwa Dr P. Njenga
Barmao C. Emily Isolation and characterization of pathogenic bacteria from school neighboring dandora dump site Mr. Wambura Mwangi
Chumo Joan Activity of medicinal plants on prevalent skin diseases in Kipsigis community Kericho district. Prof. GN. Njoroge
Sandra Langat Efficasy open sewage systems and biogas plants in treatment of human waste. Dr PN Mwangi
Angella Makumi Microbial investigation of milk and milk products in Nairobi eastlands area Dr Martha Makobe
Eddie M. Machache Assessment of emerging and nemerging pathogen in water distribution systems in Nairobi city, Thika town and Juja area Prof. H. Boga
Thumbi Beth Prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases in herbal clinics and microbial activity of common herbal extracts in Nairobi Prof. GN Njoroge
Mwihaki Wanyutu Antimicrobial resistance in enteric bacteria isolated from stools of patients with gastroenteritis in Mathare semislums Prof. GN Njoroge
Nicholas Njau Comparison of the efficacy of the plating media for isolation of E. coli isolated from stool and sewerage Prof. GN Njoroge
Dan K. Mukundi Assessment of microbial contamination of telephones found within JKUAT Dr N. Bundambula
Mwangi Edwin G Phytochemical analysis and antimicrobial screening of crude extracts of the leaves, stem and roots of Ajuga remota Dr Peter Njenga
Teresia Maina Antimicrobial resistance of enteric bacteria isolated from stools of food handlers within Nairobi Prof. H. Boga
Christine Mutai Investigation of phytochemicals, and antimicrobial activity of Rubia cordyolia Dr M. Makobe
Njaga J. Ngumi Bacterial contamination of cutting boards Dr V. Matiru
Gerald Wachira Determination of pathogenic micro organisms in sewage irrigated crops in ruai Mr. Wambura Mwangi
Sarai Ismail Isolation and characterization of Staphylococcus aureus from food handlers in JKUAT Prof. H. Boga
Catherine Tsuma A study to determine effects of fruits extract against cancer cell Prof. C. Muthuri
Dennis Kanja Antifungal screening and Phytochemical effects of Cordia ovalis Dr. P. Njenga
Manje M. Kimani Curative and cytotoxicity study of the crude seed and fruit extracts of Persea americana Dr P. Mwangi
Marangu K. Munene Phytochemical assays and antimicrobial screening of crude extracts of root, leaves and baril of Croraroria goodiaefrmis Dr. P. Njenga
Kiara I. Epuri Phytochemical and antimicrobial screening of leaves, stem, bark and roots of Salvadora persica Prof. C. Muthuri
Stanslaus K. Simiyu Chlorination efficacy on drinking water quality and its subsequent effects on microbial sensitivity Dr Matiru Vivian
Douglas M. Nyan’gao Analysis of phytochemical activity crude extracts of leaves, stem and tube of Oyphastemma adenocanie and its synergistic effects with selected antibiotics Dr P.K Njenga
Alice K. Nyongesa Mycobiota associated with rotting fruits and bread in Juja town markets Mr. Francis Ndwiga
Barasa Hanson Assessment of methane breath among students Prof. Boga
William Nyakundi Isolation and characterization of bacteria and fungi in bird droppings Mr. Wambura Mwangi
Ruth Njenga Bacteriological contamination of Rastvioncbela argentea Dr Bundambula
Winnie K. Munene Spoilage of heat related kales and spinach stored under refrigeration Dr Mwangi P.N
Silvia K. Lukondo Efficiency of the diagnostic techniques used in identifying Mycobacterium tuberculosis Dr. M. Makobe
Simeon Kwange Bacteriological response to chemotherapy between HIV positive TB patients and HIV negative TB patients Dr Bundambula
Rispah Wanjiru Isolation and characterization of microorganisms found on respiratory tract equipment Dr Bundambula
Andago P. Rifkind Effects of alcohol consumption on microbial population in the human gastrointestinal tract Dr Nancy Bundambula
Tom K. Torome Bactericidal properties of the sun’s UV and the appropriate time interval of exposure for maximum killing of bacteria using plastic bottles (polyvinyl terephthalate;PET) Dr Vivian Matiru
Martin Maitima Occurrence of Cryrosporidium paruumin stool specimens Dr Rebecca Waihenya
Gabriel N. Mungai Antimicrobial and sephytochomia analysis of crude extracts of Ocimum kilinandscharium Prof. Catherine Muthuri
Elijah Aaron The prevalence of T. vaginalis in sexually assaulted women in Nairobi women’s hospital Prof. Eric Mwachiro
Peter Mashedi Retrospective study on shigellosis at Agakhan University Hospital, Nairobi Mr. K. Nyerere
Birungi Medad Analysis of tissue extracts of Tamarindus indica and their antimicrobial effects on selected infectious microorganisms Dr Mwangi P.N
Okoth E. Odari Laboratory surveillance on the rotavirus and campylobacter causes of diarrhea and antibiotic susceptibility of Salmonella, Shigella and Vibiro cholerae in Bondo and Siaya districts Dr N. Bundambula
Kennedy M. Ndungu Screening of Ziziphus abyssinica for antimicrobial properties and Phytochemical assay Dr Peter Njenga
David G. Kamau Antimicrobial screening and phtochemical screening of crude extracts of Ekerbergia capensis and Oxalis corniculata and their synergistic effect Dr Mwangi PN
Ronald Staka Phytochemical assays and antimicrobial screening of crude extracts of leaves, stem and roots of Solemum aculeactrum Dr Peter Njenga
Benson K. Mungai Investigation of micro flora in freshly harvested and stored Zea mays in Kenya Dr Wanyoike
Irene W. Njau Presence of contamination in swimming pools frequented by small children (shallow pools) Mr. Mwangi Wambura
Priscilla Nyambura Isolation and characterization of microorganisms present in Olympic size swimming pools Mr. Mwangi Wambura
Perpetua Wangeci Isolation of metal resistant bacteria from Thiririka river Dr. N. Bundambula
Edgar Mulima Microbial contamination of kitchen sponges used in JKUAT mess Dr Makobe
Owaka S Arach Bacteriological status of Thiririka river waters Dr. N. Bundambula
Njoroge Gitau The assessment of contaminants of kale (Brassia oleracea) in Gachororo (Juja) Prof. E. Mwachiro
2006
Arphaxad C. Kariuki Ethnobotany And Efficacy Of Plants Used In Kibwezi (Kenya) For Respiratory Infections Prof. G. Njoroge
George G. Wambugu Bacteriological analysis of water used to wash vegetables by vendors in Nairobi markets. Dr. N. Bundambula
Mr. Suleiman Saidi
Marion W. Kiguoya Tetracycline resistance in bacteria isolated from locally and commercially bred chicken droppings. Dr. N. Bundambula
Mr. Suleiman Saidi
Kimani S. Ndaba Stool plating technique: A critical study Dr. M. Makobe
Mr. Suleiman Saidi
Memusi Antonio Ethnobotany and screening of plants used to treat urinary tract infection among Keekonyokie Maasai of Narok district. Dr. R. Gituru
/Prof. G. Njoroge
Anita A. Ottaro Determination of prevalence and intensity of soil transmitted Helminthes and Schistosomiasis in class three children: A case study of Mwea. Prof. E.C. Mwachiro
/Prof. C. Muthuri
Mary N. Thiong’o Isolation of bacteria and viruses present in treated and untreated water from Kibera Area. Dr. V. Matiru
Mary Wambui M. Influence of facial beauty products on normal facial microflora among females. Dr. M. Makobe
Mr. S. Saidi
Everlyne N. Ombati Quantitative analysis of Enteric Gut Biota. Dr. M. Makobe
Mr. S. Saidi
Kang’ola H. Kanini Microbiological analysis of water from Cholera outbreak areas and phenotypic characterization of Vibrio isolates in Kenya. Dr. M. Makobe/Mr. S. Saidi
Valary S. Opollo A study to compare the prevalence of Malaria in children under 10 years between two sites in the highlands of Western Kenya. Dr. H. Kutima
Dr. A. Githeko
Chemtai Gertrude Phytochemical screening of Asystasia schimperi Anders Prof. Ochora
Chebon Grace Phytochemical Analysis and Bioassay of Root, Stem, Bark and Leaves of Ixora scheffleri Subspecies Keniensis (Bridson). Dr. P. Njenga
Lora K. Kimaita Investigation of the Mycoflora of Sorghum bicolor (Sorghum) and Sorghum flour. Dr. Wanyoike
Angela MR. M’Mbwiria Investigation of Mycoflora of Triticum aestivum (wheat) and (Wheat Flour). Dr. M.W. Wanyoike
Diana CK. Mushiyi The Effect Moringa oliefera Seeds on Faecal Coliform Bacteria; A Case Study of Thua in Kitui District. Prof. E. Mwachiro
Hilary K. Njenge Antibody Responses in Baboons Experimentally Inoculated with HIV1. Prof. H. Boga
Dr. H. Kutima
Sammy N. Sichangi Isolation of Enterobacteriaceae From Crops and Vegetables Eaten Raw, which are Grown in Sewage Contaminated Soils. Prof. Hamadi Boga
Opiyo A. Josephine Isolation, Identification and Characterization of Cryptococcus neoforms in relation to HIV Aids Infection in Kisumu Provincial General Hospital. Prof. J. Ochora
Wanjiku Wambari Phytochemical Studies of Amaranthus graccizon. Prof. J. Ochora
Wicklif O. Orimba Synergistic Effects Phytolacca dodecandra and Cassia spp against Microorganisms carrying ringworms in Siaya District. Prof. G. Njoroge
Nzioki Joseph Herbal Treatment of Enteric Conditions in Kibwezi. Prof. G. Njoroge
Mbea G. Nancy Faecal Contamination of Raw Milk in Juja, Thika District Kenya. Prof. G. Njoroge
Mr. Suleiman Saidi/
Caroline W. Mwaura Sentivity of Skin Pathogens to Onion Extracts Used in Herbal Medicine. Prof. V. Ngumi
Ann W. Kabachia Phytochemical studies of Sonchus oleraceus. Prof. J. Ochora
Makonjo D. Lusike The Efficacy of a Herbal Concoction in Use for The Treatment of Ringworms. Mr. J. M. Mberia
Rachel N. Wainaina Investigation of the Mycoflora of Zea mays (Maize) & Maize flour from Makueni, Thika and Nairobi Regions of Kenya. Dr. Wanyoike
Wicklif O. Orimba Determining the Efficacy of Plants that are Effective against Microorganisms causing Ringworms in Gem. Prof. G. Njoroge
Njue J. Kinoti Investigation of the Mycoflora of Eleucine covocana (Finger millet) grain and flour in Eastern, Central and Nairobi Region of Kenya. Dr. Wanyoike
Stella K. Magak Hand Hygiene and Use of Herbal Antiseptics Among Traditional Medicine Men in Bungoma District. Prof. G. Njoroge
Wamuyu Kiama Determining the Effect of Cassava Leaves and Roots on Bacteria. Prof. V. Ngumi
Syhia N. Kuria Studies on the Effect of Ash on Bacterial Wilt Ralstonia Salana cearun in Tomato Dr. V. Matiru
Dr. M. Waiganjo
Peter S. Mutali Studies on Leaf Blotch (Scarld) Disease of Barley and the Fungicides Used in its control. Dr. M. Wanyoike
Mr. F. Ndwiga
Rose W. Kuruma Effects of Cercospora Leaf Spot Disease and it control on rhizobium Nitrogen Fixing Bacteria and Growth of Cowpea Plant Dr. V. Matiru
Prof. C. Muthuri
Aguda P. Odhiambo Comparative studies in the control of seed borne pathogens of beans using home made ashes. Dr. V. Matiru
Dr. G.M. Kairu
Ajwang P. Otieno Studies on the use of medicinal plant extracts on the control of bacterial wilt and soft rot (Erwinia carotovora) of tomatoes. Dr. V. Matiru
Dr. M. Makobe
Gatambia Eliud K. Studies on the effect of ash and Ridomil on the control of early blight (Altrenaria solani) of tomatoes. Dr. V. Matiru
Hassan A. Jamila Studies on the use of Trichoderma harzianum in the biological control of fursarium wilt (Fusarium oxysporum) in tissue cultured bananas. Dr. V. Matiru
Dr. Losenge Turoop
Kiritu Josephine N. Comparative study and assessment of cultural and chemical weed management options for onion production. Mr. B. Kuria
Dr. M.M. Waiganjo
Mwangi J. Nyaga Studies on the use of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi AMF in the control of fusrium wilt (Fusarium oxysporum) in tissue cultured bananas. Dr. V. Matiru
Dr. L. Turoop
Oanda N. Arasa N. Studies on the use of Tagetes erecta and Solanum nigrum as biofungicides of onion blotch fungus (Alternaria porri) Dr. V. Matiru
Mrs. M. Makelo)
Neondo O. Johnstone Phytochemical Analysis Antimicrobial screening of Dichrostachys Cinerea Prof. C. Muthuri
Dr. P. Njenga
Winfred K. Musili Phytochemical assay and antimicrobial screening of Solanum incanum. Dr. M. Makobe
Judith Akinyi Invitro propagation of Mondua Whytei Dr. P. Njenga
Wegulo Mecry Phytochemical Analysis Antimicrobial screening of Fuestia africana Prof. C. Muthuri
Eric Mukundi Phytochemical Analysis Antimicrobial screening of Euphorbia birta Dr. P. Njenga
Kigaru E. Wambui Genotoxicity of Commercial food seasonings /spices Dr. N. Bundambula
Mwereu M. Kelvin Investigations of the genotoxicity and antimicrobial activity of A. annua crude plant extracts as well as in Artemisimin based drugs Dr. N. Bundambula
Lynette G. Muthamia Phytochemical Analysis Antimicrobial screening of Syzygium guineense Dr. M. Makobe
Njeri J. Gikuhi Invitro propagation of Anthurium Andereanum Dr. P. Njenga
Dr. J. Kahia
Christine Odhiambo Invitro propagation of Fragana vesca (strawberry) Dr. P. Njenga
Dr. J. Kahia
Asudi O. George Phytochemical assay and antimicrobial screening of Oxalio cornuculata. Dr. P. Njenga
Dominic Menge Antibacterial action of an antibiotic and a metal in a plant tissues culture medium Dr. V. MatiruProf. C. Muthuri
Douglas Delphine N. Invitro propagation of Lageriania siceraria Dr. P. Njenga
Jackline A. Ollando Somatic Embryogenesis versus organogenesis in cucumber: Developing a laboratory exercise Dr. P. Njenga
Wanjohi G. Gabriel Phytochemical assay and antimicrobial screening of Terminalia brownii fresens Dr. M. Makobe
Zippora Kagima Phytochemical analysis antimicrobial screening of crude extracts of root, leaves, and stem of Acokanthera schimperi Dr. P. Njenga
Nguru I. Ngira Effects of temperature and water activity on colonization of maize by Aspergillus flavus Dr. W. Wanyoike
Nancy B. Nyakeri Phytochemical Analysis Antimicrobial screening of stem, leaves and roots of Cynandropsis synandra Mr. A. Nyerere
Lorna Kanja Isolation and characterization of Enterobacteria from soil Children’s Playground Prof. H. Boga
George G. Otieno Screening for activity of some plants used in management of Otitis media. Prof. Njoroge
Jackliine Mumbi M. Evaluation of microbial load in Kales growing in sewage waste. Dr. V. Matiru
Vincent O. Otieno Successive microorganisms involved in bioremediation of domestic waste Prof. H. Boga
Anino Evans Successive microorganisms involved in bioremediation of domestic waste Mr. A. Nyerere
Nancy Mvita The epidemiology of S. aureus and E. faecalis as nosocomial pathogens Mr. A. Nyerere
Mr. W. Mwangi
Miriam W. Njama Isolation and characterization of the microbes found in the local illicit brews around JKUAT
Silvance A. Otieno Isolation and characterization of alkaliphiles from soils around JKUAT Prof. H. Boga
Stephen M. Wambua Phytochemical and antimicrobial screening of Cassia signgneaus Dr. M. Makobe
Mato G. Gilbert Testing the proficiency of microbiological critical control points in brookside pasteurized milk Mr. W. Mwangi
Mathew M. Jambu Development of alternative medicine for treatment of ringworm infection Mr. J.M. Mberia
Rispa Chelagat K. Assessment of microbial Load in fruit salads served in Juja Area/Thika Dr. V. Matiru
Rebecca Andeyo E. Evaluation of microbiological load in sausages Mr. W. Mwangi
Chepkoech Emmy Phytochemical and antimicrobial screening of leaves, stem bark and roots to Grindelia microntha. Dr. P. Njenga
Njoroge T. Muthoni Phytochemical Assays and Antimicrobial screening of crude extract of leaves, root and stem of Acokanthera Schimperi Dr. Njenga
Jomba Were Studies on the effect of ash and Ridomil on the control of early blight (Alternaria solani) of tomatoes Dr. V. Matiru
Njoroge T. Muthoni Invitro propagation of Ziziphus abyssinica Dr. P. Njenga
Carol W. Ng’ang’a Development of a Broad Spectra antibiotic against human skin diseases Mr. J. Mberia
2005
Ndegwa Irene The impact of incubation time on improved culturability of soil microorganisms Dr. M. Makobe
Mr. M. Wambura
Jacqueline Peter The impact of media on improved culturability of soil microorganisms Dr. M. Makobe
Mr. M. Wambura
Eric Ochieng Tissue culture of vanilla in Kenya Dr. P. Njenga
Dr. J. Kahia
Komo N. Liberator Assessment of the antibacterial activities of Dr. M. Makobe
Mr. M. Wambura
Gikuhi Muthoni Isolation, characterization and Identification of Bacillus thuringiensis from JKUAT soils. Dr. M. Makobe
Mr. M. Wambura
Wachuka M. Kirumba Phytochemical studies and antimicrobial screening of crude extracts of root, bark and leaves of Acacia xanthopholea Prof. C. Muthuri
Dr. P. Njenga
Ngeno R. Kipkemboi Tissue Culture Studies of Anana Comosus (pineapple) in Kenya. Dr. P. Njenga
Dr. J. Kahia
Kamande S. Njeri To compare the survival rate of Streptococcus faecalis and Escherichia coli under stressful conditions. Dr. M. Makobe
Mr. M. Wambura
Awa Chelagat Micropropagation of pumpkin land races from the Kericho Region of Kenya Dr. P. Njenga
Kahara N. Stephen Assessment of morphological and physiological stability of selected indigenous vegetables after cryopreservation Dr. P. Njenga
Pamela K. Kirimi Phytochemical and antimicrobial screening of crude extracts of root, bark and leaves of Acacia seyal Prof. C. Muthuri
Dr. P. Njenga
Kagai Z. Wanjiru Microbial investigation of the various brands of bottled water on the Kenyan Market Dr. M. Makobe
Prof. Okemo
Rose Munene Phytochemical and antimicrobial screening of crude extracts of root, bark and leaves of Acacia nilotica Dr. P. Njenga
Prof. C. Muthuri
Rachuonyo W. Ochieng Microbial load on fish samples at Gikomba Market Dr. M. Makobe
Mr. M. Wambura
Terry J. Kambura Phytochemical and antimicrobial screening of crude extracts of root, bark and leaves of Acacia nilotica Prof. C. Muthuri
Dr. P. Njenga
Mary A. Opiyo Isolation, Identification of Mycobacterium bovis from milk found in Juja Region Dr. M. Makobe
Prof. Okemo
Abundo L. Kombo Antimicrobial effects of Rhus vulgaris (meikle) on pathogenic microorganisms. Dr. M. Makobe
Miganda F. K’Earnest The microbiological load on fish samples and fillets in industrial area processing plants Dr. M. Makobe
Mr. M. Wambura
Yvonne B. Okwara A quality assurance analysis of the GK Lab JKUAT and determination of level of contamination of various sections Dr. M. Makobe
Mr. M. Wambura
Nyanga B. Oduor Microbial load of Dagoretti slaughter house environment Dr. M. Makobe
Mr. M. Wambura
Anne Chepkoech The Isolation and Characterization of fungal pathogens of beans in Juja market Mr. F. Ndwiga
Purity Kaaria Determination of phenotypic differences between enteric and environmental Klebsiella Dr. M. Makobe
Mr. M. Wambura
Sammy Kamwara The effects of triazole fungicides on coffee bean disease (Hemileia vastatrix) Mr. F. Ndwiga
Dr. J. Kahia (CRF)
Kivuva J. Katuku Invitropropagation of Epidendrum cinnabari (orchid) Prof. V. Ngumi
Dr. P. Njenga
Silas O. Oduor Antibiotic potential of a herbal concoction in use for treatment of skin ailments Mr. J. Mberia
Ong’enga George Determination of antimicrobial activity of the plant Cassia didymobotrya extract on both gram negative and gram positive bacteria Dr. M. Makobe
Mr. M. Wambura
Jennifer Mwai Micropropagation of yams (Dioscorea sp.) Prof. NgumiMr. P. Njenga
Aestimo Njuguna Use of invitro methods in the propagation of Carissa edulis Prof. G. Njoroge
Makori Moseti Obed Invitro propagation of Rosmarinus officinis a commonly used spice Prof. G. Njoroge
Macharia P. Mwangi Genoxicity of crude extract from Warbugia ugandensis Mr. Mberia
Michael O. Aringo Genotoxic Potential of Phyllanthus niruri in Vicia faba Dr. N. Bundambula
Ndungu K. Kamau Microbiological investigation of various locally processed juices being sold in Nairobi area Dr. MakobeMr. Mwangi Wambura
2004
Kamau K. Moses Phytochemical and Antimicrobial Screening Cleome monophylla Dr. W. Gisesa
Dr. M. Makobe
Nashipai Rachel Characterization of Potentially Antibiotic Producing Actinomycetes Prof. H. Boga
Kipkoech Caroline Isolation and Characterization of Bacteria Degrading Pesticides Prof. H. Boga
Ng’ang’a Paul Murima Characterization of Potentially Antibiotic producing Actinomycetes Prof. H. Boga
David Muthui Kibira Phytochemical and Antimicrobial Screening of Plants (Persa americana) Dr. W. Gisesa
Dr. M. Makobe
Caroline M. Mate Characterization of Potentially Antibiotic Producing Actinomycetes Prof. H. Boga
Onyango A. Cynthia Characterization of Potentially Antibiotic Producing Actinomycetes Prof. H. Boga
Kioko Gabriel Nzioki Characterization of Potentially Antibiotic Producing Actinomycetes Prof. H. Boga
Clifford D. Nanjom Isolation of Bt Stains From JKUAT Prof. H. Boga
Isaiah Mutungi Njangi Characterization of Potentially Antibiotic Producing Actinomycetes Prof. H. Boga
Japhet K. Kirimi Phytochemical and Antimicrobial Screening of Achyranthes aspera Dr. M. MakobeDr. W. Gisesa
Evelyne Wachuka Characterization of Potentially Antibiotic Producing Actinomycetes Prof. H. Boga
Susan Muthon Maina Assessment of Effectiveness of Water Treatment in Nairobi Dr. M. Makobe
Meeme Cecily Kananu Antimicrobial Screening of Cucumis aculeatus for Activity Against Enterobacteriaceae Dr. M. MakobeDr. W. Gisesa
Nyamongo Janet K. Isolation and Characterization of Bacterial that Degrade Pesticides Dr. M. Makobe
Ogaye Fredrick Antimicrobial and Phytochemical Screening of Rhus natalensis Dr. W. GisesaDr. M. Makobe
Kawu Mukin Antimicrobial and Phytochemical Screening of Prunus africana Dr. W. Gisesa
Dr. M. Makobe
Kiagutho M. Gitau Antimicrobial and Phytochemical Screening of Eruestrum arabica Dr. W. Gisesa
Dr. M. Makobe
Chadeka Evans Antimicrobial and Phytochemical Screening of Datura stramonium Dr. W. Gisesa
Eric K. Nyamweya Isolation of Bt. Strains From Juja Prof. H. Boga
Ondari Kiage Aggrey Isolation of Bacteria Capable of Degrading Selected Pesticide Prof. H. Boga
Konditi George Cytogenetic Tests on Selected AntiMalarials Currently in Use in Kenya Mr. J. Mberia
Karithi G. Eustace Isolation and Characterization of Bacteria that Degrade pesticides Prof. H. Boga
Kuya Shem Invitro Culture of Bamboo Dr. KahiaDr. Njenga
Peris Wanjiru Wamarite Assessment of Morphological and Physiological Stability in Wheat and Barley After Cryoproservation Dr. Njenga
Muthini Morris Micro propagation of terminal browing (fresen) Prof. V. Ngumi
Chagona P. Shiraho Chromosome Aberrations caused by selected antibiotics on Vicia faba root meristems Mr. J.M. Mberia
Shitanda W. Achola Micropropagation of Basella alba (traditional leafy vegetable) Prof. V. Ngumi
Makau C. Mulalya Chromosome aberrations caused by selected antibiotics on Vicia faba root meristems caused by a herbal concoction in use for treatment of human warts. Mr. JM. Mberia
Lolmodooni P. Jerina In Vitro micropropagation of clerodendrum myricoides Prof. V. Ngumi
Wandanda Evelyne In Vitro propagation of Strychnoc horingaii Prof. V. NgumiDr. Njenga
George Mutegi Mwenda Micropropagation of Catha edulis Prof. V. Ngumi
Gerishon K. Mwachiro Isolation of Bacteria Capable of Degrading Selected Pesticide Prof. H. Boga