Areas of specialization

  • Plant genetics, Plant breeding, Plant molecular genetics, Plant biotechnology

Research areas

  1. Citrus tissue culture and biotechnology.
  2. Application of molecular markers and techniques in plant science..
  3. Molecular studies of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter’ species/strains causing huanglongbing disease of citrus in Kenya.
  4. Gene flow studies in sorghum.
  5. Fitness studies


Work experience

2007- 2012:Tutorial Fellow, University of Nairobi, Department of plant science and crop protection.

2005-2007:Graduate research assistant, University Of Guelph, Department of plant science.

1998-2004: Research assistant; University of Nairobi; Crop science department [Citrus Tissue Culture Project].


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