Friday, 26 May 2017

Dr. Romano Mwirichia Kachiuru Profile

 

Name: Romano Mwirichia Kachiuru
Title/Qualification: PhD (Microbiology)                                    
Position: Senior Lecturer
Department: Biological Sciences
School:   Pure and Applied Sciences
Area of Specialization:  Microbiology
Contact Address: P.O Box 6 (60100), Embu Kenya
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Short Biography

Jan. 2015 to Date: Senior Lecturer, University of Embu
July 2012 -Dec 2014: Postdoctoral Fellow (Microbiology), King Abdullah University of Scicence and Technology, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Feb. 2011-June 2012: Postdoc Fellow (metagenomics), Institut für Mikrobiologie und Genetik, Georg-August Universität Göttingen, Germany
January - May 2010:  Postdoc Fellow (Metagenomics), Department of Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology, Yale University                                         
2010 - August 2012: Research Fellow, Institute for Biotechnology Research, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology.
2007 – 2010: Assistant Research Fellow, Institute for Biotechnology Research, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. 

Research Interests

  • Bioprospecting for novel microorganisms from the environment.
  • Metagenomics of extreme environments.
  • Microbial systematics.
  • Extremophiles diversity and Ecology

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