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Jefitha Daniel Njagi Gachanja

Name: Jefitha Daniel Njagi Gachanja
Position: Principal Technologist
Department: Biological Sciences
School:   Pure and Applied Sciences
Contact Address: P.O. Box 6-60100 Embu
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Short Biography

  • HND  ( Kenya Polytechnic)
  • Diploma in Laboratory Management Paddington College-London
  • Education Diploma –Paddington College-London
  • Diploma in Parasitology Queen Mary College-London
  • Biological Laboratory Technology Certificate (Kenya Polytechnic)

Working experience

2013- To date Principal Technologist, University of Embu

  • Supervisory management for the departmental Senior Technologists/ Technologists/Technicians and Junior Technicians.
  • Running practical classes for under and postgraduate students in Zoology
  • In-charge of Departmental Biological Laboratories i.e. Botany lab (70) students). Biochemistry lab (30) students. Microbiology lab (30) students and Zoology Lab. With a capacity of 60 students.
    University of Embu, P.o. Box 6-60100 Embu.

2012 and Before Chief Technologist at JKUAT and Kenyatta University.

  • Preparing for practicals in Zoology Classes and Supervisory management


  • Before 2012 and up to date; Fellow Member of Institute of Science and Technology (FIST) UK


  • Certificate of excellent worker in JKUAT.