DR GRACE WAIRIMU GITAU


POSITION
FACULTY: APPLIED SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY
SCHOOL: BIOLOGICAL AND LIFE SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT: BIOCHEMISTRY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY
CURRENT DESIGNATION: LECTURER
OFFICE EMAIL: ggitau@tukenya.ac.ke
OFFICE TELEPHONE: +254(020) 2219929, 3341639, 3343672
CONSULTATION HOURS: 8AM-5PM MON - FRI
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EDUCATION
Qualification Area of Specialization Institution Year
DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PHD)BIOCHEMISTRYUNIVERSITY OF ZULULAND (SWAZILAND)2013
MASTERS OF SCIENCE (M.SC.)PHARMACOLOGYNOTTIGHAM TRENT UNIVERSITY (SOUTH AFRICA)2009
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (BSC)BIOCHEMISTRYUNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI (KENYA)2007
CERTIFICATEKCSEST. JOSEPH'S GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL (KENYA)2003
WORK EXPERIENCE
Period Position Institution
NOVEMBER 2014 - TO DATELECTURERTECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF KENYA (KENYA)
FEBRUARY 2012 - JUNE 2012LECTURERUNIVERSITY OF ZULULAND (SWAZILAND)
2010 - 2012CO-SUPERVISORUNIVERSITY OF ZULULAND (SWAZILAND)
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
- Characterisation of the Plasmodium falciparum Hsp70-Hsp90 organising protein (PfHop)
Cell Stress Chaperones.17:191-202
- Role of heat shock proteins in the development and pathogenicity of Plasmodium falciparum.
Ghislaine Mayer (Ed) Plasmodium falciparum: Morphology, Life Cycle and Health Impact (pp. 57-76) Nova Science Publishers.

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