DR. PERIS W AMWAYI


POSITION
FACULTY: APPLIED SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY
SCHOOL: BIOLOGICAL AND LIFE SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT: BIOCHEMISTRY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY
CURRENT DESIGNATION: LECTURER
OFFICE EMAIL: peris.amwayi@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)ENTOMOLOGYUNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA (SOUTH AFRICA)2013
MASTERS OF SCIENCE (M.SC.)BIOCHEMISTRYEGERTON UNIVERSITY (KENYA)2006
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (BSC)BIOCHEMISTRYEGERTON UNIVERSITY (KENYA)2001
WORK EXPERIENCE
Period Position Institution
DEC 2014 - TO DATELECTURERTECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF KENYA (KENYA)
APRIL 2004 - NOVEMBER 2005GRADUATE FELLOWINTERNATIONAL LIVESTOCK RESEARCH INSTITUE (ILRI) (KENYA)
DEC 2005 - DEC 2008PRODUCTION/RESEARCH COORDINATOR DUDUTECH (KENYA)
SEPT 2011 - 2014LECTURER/RESEARCH SCIENTISTPWANI UNIVERSITY, KILIFI (KENYA)
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
- Suppression subtractive hybridization assay reveals components associated with mitochondrial biogenesis during phase shift in desert locust,
Schistocerca gregaria
- A comprehensive genetic analysis of candidate genes regulating response to Trypanosoma congolense infection in mice
PLoS Neglected Tropical diseases 4 (11):e880
- Haplotype for fne mapping quantitative trait loci controlling trypanotolerance in mince
Egerton Journal 2007
- Mass spectral determination of phenylacetonitrile (PAN) levels in body tissues of adult desert locust
Schistocerca gregarial Journal of Insect Phsiology 58 (8):1037-1041

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