DR EDWIN KIMATHI MURUNGI


POSITION
FACULTY: APPLIED SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY
SCHOOL: HEALTH SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY
DEPARTMENT: BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY
CURRENT DESIGNATION: LECTURER
OFFICE EMAIL: info@tukenya.ac.ke
OFFICE TELEPHONE: 020 343672
CONSULTATION HOURS: 8.00AM-5.00PM
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EDUCATION
Qualification Area of Specialization Institution Year
DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PHD)BIOINFORMATICSUNIVERSITY OF WESTERN CAPE AND CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY (SOUTH AFRICA)2011
MASTERS OF SCIENCE (M.SC.)STRUCTURAL BIOLOGYUNIVERSITY OF WESTERN CAPE (SOUTH AFRICA)2007
BACHELOR OF PHAMACYPHARMACYUNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI (KENYA)2004
WORK EXPERIENCE
Period Position Institution
2013 - TODATELECTURERTHE TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF KENYA (KENYA)
2012 - 2012PART TIME TEACHINGMT KENYA UNIVERSITY (KENYA)
2009 - 2010UNDERGRADUATE TUTORUNIVERSITY OF WESTERN CAPE CAPE TOWN (SOUTH AFRICA)
2007 - 2007RESEARCH INTERNNATIONAL BIOINFORMATICS NETWORK,PINELANDS,CAPE TOWN,SOUTH AFRICA. (SOUTH AFRICA)
GENERAL STATEMENT ON RESEARCH AREA(S)
cancer biomarker discovery,trypanosomes comparative genomics,computational prediction of protein-protein interactions
CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS
Title Area
Ph.D DISSERTATION 'UNRAVELING TRYANOSOMA BRUCEI-HUMAN PROTEIN-PROTEIN INTERACTIONS:AN INVESTIGATION OF INTRACELLULAR TRAFFICKING TOWARDS FLAGELLAR POCKET AND COMPUTATIONAL PREDICTION OF A FLAGELLAR POCKET INTERACTOME'BIOINFORMATICS
M.SC, 'PURIFICATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF PLASMODIUM FALCIPARUM HYPOXANTHINE PHOSPHORIBOSYLTRANSFERASESTRUCTURAL BIOLOGY
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
- 4 Sep 2014 ... Mwangi S, Murungi E, Jonas M, Christoffels A (2011) Evolutionary genomics of
Glossina morsitans immune-related CLIP domain proteases ans serine protease inhibitors,infect.Genet.Evol.11:740-45
Genet.Evol.11:740-45
CURRENT POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS SUPERVISION
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PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND SOCIETIES
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