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Prof. Nancy Budambula Profile

Name: Prof Nancy Budambula
Title/Qualification: PhD Position: Associate Professor
Department: Biological Sciences
School: Pure and Applied Sciences (SPAS)
Area of Specialization: Microbiology and Genetics
Contact Address: P.O Box 6-60100 Embu
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Short Biography

Teaching experience at the University

2014 to Present:    Associate Professor, University of Embu
2007 to 2014:    Senior Lecturer, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT).   
1998 to 2007:    Lecturer (JKUAT).
1995 to 1998:    Assistant Lecturer at JKUAT.

Management and Administration

July 2014 to Present:                        Director BPS, University of Embu
September 2013 to June 2014:         Dean, School of Biological Sciences- JKUAT
February 2013 to August 2013:        Associate Dean, Faculty of Science - JKUAT
October 2012 to January 2013:        Acting Associate Dean. Faculty of Science – JKUAT
2009 to 2013:                                  Chairman, Department of Botany

Research Interests

  • Bioprospecting for novel microorganisms from the environment
  • Antibiotic resistance
  • Bacterial systematics
  • Biotechnology
  • Viral genetics
  • Water pollution

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Bachelor’s Degrees

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