[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_empty_space height=”30px”][vc_custom_heading text=”Biosciences Department” font_container=”tag:h4|text_align:center” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_empty_space height=”30px”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1636962160317{margin-right: 50px !important;margin-left: 50px !important;}”][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”PATHOGEN BIOLOGY” font_container=”tag:h4|text_align:center” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_empty_space height=”30px”][vc_tta_accordion spacing=”10″ gap=”10″ c_position=”right” active_section=”1″ collapsible_all=”true”][vc_tta_section title=”PARASITES” tab_id=”1636961873434-33f9f2e7-72c5″][vc_column_text]The section has the following researchers:

  • Francis Ndungu
  • Isabell Oyier
  • Melissa Kapulu
  • Marta Maia
  • Abdi Abdirahman
  • Samson Kinyanjui
  • Joseph Mwangangi
  • Martin Rono
  • James Tuju
  • Lynne Elson
  • Silvia Kariuki

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”VIRUSES” tab_id=”1636961873445-833af4f5-27ae”][vc_column_text]The section has the following researchers:

  • George Warimwe
  • Eunice Nduati
  • Charles Nyaigoti
  • George Githinji
  • Charles Sande

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”BACTERIA” tab_id=”1636962009906-e72b55bf-091b”][vc_column_text]The section has the following researchers:

  • James Njunge
  • Ednah Ooko
  • Agnes Gwela

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][/vc_tta_accordion][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Laboratory Management” font_container=”tag:h4|text_align:center” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_empty_space height=”30px”][vc_tta_accordion spacing=”10″ gap=”10″ c_position=”right” active_section=”0″ collapsible_all=”true”][vc_tta_section title=”Immunology Lab” tab_id=”1636962234909-6e1a1e8d-9ded”][vc_column_text]Oversees the research and diagnostic teams in this area maintains QA processes, H&S, stocking and equipment in the immunology wing.

Platforms within our Laboratories

  • Quantstudio and PCR systems - Pathogen diagnostics,
  • Next-Generation Sequencing – MiSeq Illumina and Oxford Nanopore,
  • LCMS – Proteomics,
  • Protein Microarray – proteomics,
  • Flow cytometry and cell sorter – cellular immunology.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Microbiology Lab” tab_id=”1636962234922-01195644-c5e8″][vc_column_text]Platforms within our Laboratories
MALDI-Tof– bacterial and mosquito Diagnostics, Cat3 facility, GeneXpert[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Clinical Trials Lab” tab_id=”1636962349009-fd3e97f9-9349″][vc_column_text]Platforms within our Laboratories

Haematolgy cell counters, Biochemistry analysers[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Collaborative Projects coordinators” tab_id=”1636962378263-fcf0b828-430a”][vc_column_text]Oversees external and multi-collaborative projects, assigns tasks, liaises with PIs, field, data and lab teams.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Laboratory Supplies & Stores” tab_id=”1636962396782-6c9f81d9-2d8c”][vc_column_text]Manage the lab stocks and supplies and liaises with the research teams to support research requirements, they oversee procurement plans and budgets for laboratory reagents.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Equipment & Biological Logistics” tab_id=”1636962416092-346121e6-649e”][vc_column_text]Oversees the purchase of equipment, service contracts, equipment management team and the logistics of biological samples.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Field Team” tab_id=”1636962431074-9e5cb3cd-9e53″][vc_column_text]Liaise with CLG, data manager, collaborative project coordinator, PIs, manage requests for external studies, manage fieldworkers and link with the community.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Data management Team” tab_id=”1636962451139-13c29dd7-8e17″][vc_column_text]Liaise with collaborative project coordinator, field team manager and PIs to manage data requirements for studies.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Quality Management system, Health and Safety” tab_id=”1636962467185-c723079b-70fb”][vc_column_text]Oversee all QA processes in the lab with PIs, new projects, equipment, biobank, diagnostics, data, SOPs and LAPs.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Biobank” tab_id=”1636962484798-ee87abc6-4508″][vc_column_text]Manages biological specimen storage, liaises with PIs on storage plans and costing, manages biobank teams, samples archiving and LIMS and maintains QA processes.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][/vc_tta_accordion][/vc_column][/vc_row]