Saturday, 18 November 2017

Alex Cherutic Kipnyargis Profile

Name:  Alex Cherutic Kipnyargis
Title/Qualification: Mr.
Position: Juniour Research Fellow
Department: Biological Sciences
School:   Pure and Applied Sciences
Area of Specialization:  Biotechnology and molecular biology
Contact Address: P.O Box 1172, Nyahururu
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Short Biography

Alex has an MSc. degree in Genetics from the University of Nairobi. He currently works in the Department of Biological Sciences as a Juniour Research Fellow, where he lectures and guides undergraduate students in their laboratory experiments. He also assists in grant proposal development and conducts project research. With a background on biotechnology, Alex hopes to contribute towards the introduction of bio-prospecting technologies in conversing biodiversity.

Research Interests

  • Insect science, renewable industrial energy

Presentation of Papers at Academic and Professional Conferences

  • Kipnyargis, A. C., Khamis, F. M., Kenya, E. U. and Fiaboe, K. M. (2017). Genetic diversity of aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) species attacking amaranth and nightshades in different agro-ecological zones of Kenya and Tanzania. Presented during the ICIPE international Science Week (2015)

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