MR. EDWARD OWITI OKONJO


POSITION
FACULTY: APPLIED SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY
SCHOOL: BIOLOGICAL AND LIFE SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT: APPLIED AND TECHNICAL BIOLOGY
CURRENT DESIGNATION: TUTORIAL FELLOW
OFFICE EMAIL: edward.okonjo@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
MASTERS OF SCIENCE (M.SC.)APPLIED PARASITOLOGYUNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI (KENYA)2010
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (BSC)BOTANY/ZOOLOGYUNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI (KENYA)2005
WORK EXPERIENCE
Period Position Institution
OCTOBER 2014 - NOWLECTURERTHE TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF KENYA (KENYA)
SEPTEMBER 2012 - DEC 2012PART TIME LECTURERKENYA METHODIST UNIVERSITY (KENYA)
2009 - 2014QUALITY CONTROL MANAGERDUDUTECH K LIMITED (KENYA)
CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS
Title Area
INTEGRATED SCHISTOSOMIASIS CONTROL-CASE STUDY OF MWEA IRRIGATION SCHEMEPARASITOLOGY/IMMUNOLOGY
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
- 2012 Evaluating the bioefficacy of three Dudutech Trichoderma asperellum strains for the management of Fusarium oxysporum f.sp pisi in peas var. Sweet Horizon.
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- 2010 The potential of combined use of Arbacular mycorrhiza, Paeciliomyces lilacinus and Trichoderma asperellum in improving wheat performance(sesson 2) in madrugada farm, Nakuru District.
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- Detection of induced proteins in the haemolymph of Biomphalaria pfeifferi infected with Schistosoma mansomi.
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jab.v88i1.2
- Evaluation of the Beneficial Nematode Phasmarhabditis hermaphrodita in the control of Biomphalaria pfeifferi. Afr J Health Sci. 2015; 28(1):168-170 http://www.ajhsjournal.or.ke
COURSES TAUGHT
Course Name Brief Description Period
HELMINTHOLOGYHelminth parasites, life cylce, parthogenesis, treatment and control2014 - TO-DATE
PROTOZOOLOGYprotozoan parasites, life cycle, pathrogenesis, treatment and control2014 - TO-DATE
Principles of immunologyA look into the bod defense mechanisims, cellular and humoral responses and interractions, immunideficiency, vaccine development etc2012 - TO-DATE
Research MethodsProposal development and techniques in carrying out research2014 - TO-DATE
medical parasitologyparasites of medical importance and their vectors, life cycle parthogenesis and controlSeptember 2012 - December 2012

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