Associate Professor & Deputy Director, Africa Centre for Transformative and Inclusive Leadership (ACTIL).
Her educational details are:
Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research Institute (NIBR) in Massachusetts, USA in the
Departments of Investigative Toxicology (iTox), Early Development, Cambridge, Boston,
United States of America.
2009: Visiting Scientist
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International Summer School, Sustainability in the Organic Chemistry Course, Technische
University, Carolo â Wilhemina zu Braunschweig, Germany
2001: Post-doctoral Studies
ASCA, Angewandte Synthesechemie, Adlershof-Berlin, Germany.
2001: Dr. rer. nat (Magna cum Laude), Chemistry,
Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany
1994: Masters of Science
Research Project â Organic Chemistry (Natural Products)
Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya.
1990: Bachelor of Education (Science)
Second Class Honours (Upper Division), Kenyatta University, Nairobi.
1986: Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (KACE), Allidina Visram High School,
Biomedical research, Organic, Bioorganic chemistry and Applied Analytical chemistry â
ï· Phytochemical and Biological Studies of Kenyan Medicinal Plants.
ï· Evaluation of antimicrobials efficacy of medicinal plants traditionally used in the controlled
of infectious diseases and Investigation of Natural Products with Antimalarial, Trypanocidal
and Leishmanicidal Activity from Medicinal Plants.
ï· Combination of Synthesis and Natural Product Chemistry
ï· Synthesis of Potential Antimalarial Agents by Chemical Coupling of Novel Natural Products
and Synthetic Templates.
ï· Quantification of Phytochemicals with Antioxidant activities from different varieties of fruits
and specific vegetables from selected areas in Kenya.
ï· Determination of Cyanogenic Potential levels in Cassava from Different Agro - ecological
zones in Kenya.
ï· Potential of Plant crops as Bio-diesel.
ï· Bioavailability of Vitamin A, E and C in People living with AIDS and Effects of Indigenous
Food in the Management of HIV & AIDS.