DR. MERCY WANJIRU MWANIKI


POSITION
FACULTY: APPLIED SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY
SCHOOL: HEALTH SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY
DEPARTMENT: HUMAN NUTRITION AND DIETETICS
CURRENT DESIGNATION: SENIOR LECTURER / LECTURER
OFFICE EMAIL: mmwaniki@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)PHD. INAGRICULTURAL SCIENCE(POSTHARVEST PHYSIOLOGY)OKAYAMA UNIVERSITY (JAPAN)2008
MASTERS OF SCIENCE (M.SC.)MASTER OF SCIENCE IN AGRICULTUREOKAYAMA UNIVERSITY (JAPAN)2005
DIPLOMADIPLOMA IN FOOD TECHNOLOGYJOMO KENYATTA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY (JAPAN)1991
CERTIFICATECERTIFICATEIN POSTHARVEST TECHNOLOGYOKAYAMA UNIVERSITY (JAPAN)1998
WORK EXPERIENCE
Period Position Institution
12.03.2010 - 2012RESEARCH FELLOWJOMO KENYATTA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE (KENYA)
2008 - 2010TECHNICAL STAFFJOMO KENYATTA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE (KENYA)
1994 - 2008TECHNICIANJOMO KENYATTA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE (KENYA)
2012 - *LECTURERKENYA POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY COLLAGE (KENYA)
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
- Mwaniki M W.,A.Ushijima,K.Nakono,R. Rose,JKC.Kubo Y(2009)
Coupling functional Screen and macroarray fot aaaaacomprehensive Analysis of the secretomes associated with Ripening-Related changes during Paar fruit development and ripening(under review)
- Mwaniki M.w.,Mathooko F.M.,Hiwasa K.,Teteishi A.,Ushijima k.,NakanoR.,Kubo Y and Inaba A(2007a)
A journal for the japnese Society for hOrticulturalscience76(1):819-829.
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND SOCIETIES
Member, Member of the international Society of Horticultural Science
Member, Japanese Society for Horticultural Science.

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