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Dr. Nduhiu Gitahi holds a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Immunology and is currently the Principal Technologist in charge of laboratories in the Department of Public Health Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Nairobi. He has 15 years of professional experience in laboratory consultancy and is supervising 5 MSc students drawn from Kenya and Sweden. He has been very instrumental in the establishment of the Mycotoxin Research Center, a regional laboratory at the tail end of ISO 17025 certification for research and testing of mycotoxins in food and feeds. His research interests are in the area of bacteriology and molecular immunology. He has worked with research projects in the areas of human waste management, food safety, water quality, antimicrobial resistance, and human wildlife conflict and consulted on various aspects of food safety and domestic water quality. He is the chairman of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine re-inspection committee for the BVM program.

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