Prof. Fred Wafula Wamunyokoli Professor Fred Wamunyokoli is an Associate Professor of Biochemistry at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT). He was born in the year 1965 in Bungoma County. Prof. Wamunyokoli has a PhD in Medical Biochemistry (oncology) from the University of Cape Town, Medical School. The doctorate thesis was mainly on oesophageal cancer. He undertook his post-doctoral fellowship at the National Institute of Health (USA). The title of his post-doctoral research was Molecular basis of Mucinous Cancer supervised by Prof. Michael Birrer. He has an MSc and BSc from University of… Continue reading →
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology will hold its 32nd Graduation ceremony at the main campus (Juja) this Friday 30th November 2018.
The department of food science has finalised the processing of a species of a cricket that will be milled into flour in its effort to attain food security in sub-sahara Africa.
The Chairman, Staff and students of Biochemistry Department JKUAT have sent their congratulatory message to the newly appointed Vice Chancellor Prof. V.W. Ngumi.
Professor Gabriel Magoma, a Professor in the Department of Biochemistry at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, has received recognition yet again for his contribution in information dissemination to the world community. This follows impressive readership results of his publication titled “Introduction to Biochemical Pharmacology and Drug Discovery” in the book “Drug Discovery” as stated by the publisher. The Professor, a Molecular Genetist, has broken barriers and delved into discovery and development of candidate drug compounds into useful drugs. His publication not only highlights issues of drug absorption and transformation but also brings to… Continue reading →
The Department of Biochemistry, JKUAT, will have the honour to host Professor Lucy Mutharia, a renowned Canadian Scientist, in the month of November 2013. Prof. Mutharia is of a Kenyan descent and completed B.Sc. and M.Sc. studies in Biochemistry at the University of Nairobi, and a PhD in Microbiology at the University of British Columbia. She is an expert in Molecular Pathogenesis with focus on study of expression of genes that lead to adaptation of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis (MAP) pathogen to different environments as well as development of diagnostics for MAP. She is a… Continue reading →
Born in a Kenyan nomadic pastoralist family, Joel Ltilitan Bargul beat odds to attend school. In the interview below, Bargul, who is currently a PhD student based at icipe, narrates his academic journey, his ongoing research on the tsetse-transmitted African trypanosomes and his dream of setting up an animal diseases diagnosis facility within his community. I was born in Laisamis, a drought stricken region some 400 kilometers northeast of Nairobi City. I belong to the Rendille community who are traditionally nomadic pastoralists. Although in recent years this society has begun to settle down, when I was growing… Continue reading →
Prof. Mabel Imbuga has been re-appointed to serve as the Vice-Chancellor of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) for another term of five years, with effect from 1st August 2013. Her reappointment by the Education, Science and Technology Cabinet Secretary, Prof. Jacob Kaimenyi, follows her recognition as a woman with outstanding and longstanding leadership and administration skills. Imbuga, a Professor of Biochemistry, has manned a huge transformation of the institution since her initial appointment as the Vice Chancellor on August 1, 2008. Major among her achievements is the facilitation of creation of new… Continue reading →