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Abdi Y. Guliye

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Abdi Y. Guliye, PhD

Deputy Director, Directorate of Quality Assurance, & Associate Professor, Department of Animal Science,

P. O. Box 536 - 20115 Egerton,

Kenya

Tel: +254-(0)51-2217892/2217781

Mobile: +254 723 800 242

Fax: +254 51 211 1113

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EDUCATION

2001-2004

PhD in Animal Nutrition

Rowett Research Institute/University of Aberdeen, ScotlandUK

1995-1996

Master of Science in Animal Production

University of Aberdeen, Scotland–UK

1989-1992

Bachelor of Science in Animal Production

Egerton University, Egerton, Kenya

1983-1986

Diploma in Animal Husbandry

Egerton College, Njoro, Kenya

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION

Animal Nutrition and Feeding; General Livestock Production and Management

WORK EXPERIENCE

April 2005 - To present

Associate Professor, Dept. of Animal Science, Egerton University, Egerton, Kenya

Dec 2010 - To present

Deputy Director, Directorate of Quality Assurance, Egerton University, Egerton, Kenya

May 2005 – April 2013

Senior Lecturer, Dept. of Animal Sciences, Egerton University, Egerton, Kenya

Oct 2004 - May 2005

Lecturer, Dept. of Animal Sciences, Egerton University, Egerton, Kenya

May 1997 - Sept 2004

Assistant Lecturer, Dept. of Animal Sciences, Egerton University, Kenya

Mar 1993 - May 1997

Teaching Assistant, Dept. of Animal Sciences, Egerton University, Kenya

May 1989 - Mar 1993

Senior Technician in Livestock Management, Dept. of Animal Sciences, Egerton University, Kenya

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

1.

A. Y. Guliye and R. J. Wallace (2013). Effects of aromatic amino acids, phenylacetate and phenylpropionate on fermentation of xylan by species of rumen anaerobic bacteria. African Journal of Microbiology Research (Submitted).

2.

Noor, I. M., Bebe, B O. and Guliye, A. Y. (2012). Analysis of an emerging peri-urban camel production in Isiolo County, northern Kenya. Journal of Camelid Science, 5:41-61.

http://www.isocard.org/e_Library/Journal_of_Camelid_Science/JCS_2012_Volume_05/03_Analysis_of_an_emerging_peri_urban_camel_production.pdf

3.

A.M. King`ori, J.A. Odero-Waitituh and A.Y. Guliye (2011). Mathenge (Prosopis juliflora): An Underutilized Livestock Feed Resource in Kenya. Research Journal of Animal Sciences, 5(4): 43-51. Accessible at: http://docsdrive.com/pdfs/medwelljournals/rjnasci/2011/43-51.pdf

4.

Kaimba, G. K., Njehia, B. K. and Guliye, A. Y. (2011). Effects of cattle rustling and household characteristics on migration decisions and herd size amongst pastoralists in baringo district, Kenya. Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice,, 1:18. Accessible at: http://www.pastoralismjournal.com/content/pdf/2041-7136-1-18.pdf

5.

Mutua, S. M., Guliye, A. Y., Bebe, B O., and Kahi, A. K. (2010). Relationships of ration formulation objectives among feed millers, dairy farmers, and feed policy regulators in Nakuru district-Kenya. Livestock Research for Rural Development, Volume 22, Article #226. Accessible at: http://www.lrrd.org/lrrd22/12/mutu22226.htm

6.

Kaimba, G. K., Njehia, B. K. and Guliye, A. Y. (2009). Dowry payment under changing state of cattle rustling: some insight from pastoral Baringo communities. In (eds): Werner Doppler, Mohammad Majdalawi and Salwa Almohamed; Economics of Resource Use and Farming Systems Development in the Middle East and East Africa, Margraf Publishers GmbH, 2009 (Book Chapter).

7

Guliye, A. Y. and Wallace, R. J. (2007). Effects of aromatic amino acids, phenylacetate and phenylpropionate on fermentation of xylan by the rumen anaerobic fungi, Neocallimastix frontalis and Piromyces communis. Journal of Applied Microbiology, 103:924-929.

8

Guliye, A. Y., Noor, I. M., Bebe, B. O. and Kosgey, I. S. (2007). The role of camels (Camelus dromedarius) in the traditional lifestyle of the Somali pastoralists in the arid and semi-arid areas of northern Kenya. Outlook on Agriculture, 36(1):29-34.

9

Guliye, A. Y., Atasoglu, C. and Wallace, R. J. (2005). Assessment of amino acid requirements for optimum fermentation of xylan by mixed micro-organisms from the sheep rumen. Animal Science, 80:353-360.

10

Atasoglu, C., Guliye, A. Y. and Wallace, R. J. (2004). Use of stable isotopes to measure de novo synthesis and turnover of amino acid-C and –N in mixed micro-organisms from the sheep rumen in vitro. British Journal of Nutrition, 91:253-261.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Rumen microbial fermentation; Nitrogen and carbohydrate metabolism in Ruminants; Evaluation of indigenous feed resources for livestock feeding; Livestock (especially camel) production in pastoral systems; Dairy cattle and goat nutrition and management.

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