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Mr. Kiplangat Ngeno

Dr. Kiplangat Ngeno

Department of Animal Sciences, Egerton University,

P. O. Box 536, 20115 Egerton

Mobile phone1: +254 708 246 317

Mobile phone 2: +254 729 984 138

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Url: http://www.egerton.ac.ke/index.php/Animal-Science/mr-kiplangat-ngeno.html

Personal information

Date of birth

1st July 1983

Place of birth

Narok district

Nationality

Kenyan

Marital status

Married





 

Education

2011 - 2015

Ph.D., Animal Breeding and Genetics

Wageningen University

2007-2011

Master of Science in Animal Production (Animal Breeding option)

Egerton University, Kenya

2003-2007

Bachelor of Sciences in Animal Production

Egerton University, Kenya

1997-2001

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education

Olo-omirani high School, Narok

1989-1996

Kenya Certificate of Primary Education

Bondet Primary School

Fields of specialization

· Animal Breeding and Genetics, Genomics, Molecular Genetics, Statistics

Dates/Year

Title of Certificate

Institution Awarding

June 2016

Animal quantitative genetics and genomics

Beca-ILRI

Feb 2016

Genomic selection

Ilinova-Egerton university/Iowa state university

Oct 2014

Theory and implementation of genomic selection

Wageningen University

Oct 2014

Research Proposal Writing Skills

Egerton University

Oct 2014

Advanced statistics: Design of experiments

Wageningen University

Feb 2014

Trainer of trainers in chicken AI

LUANNAR University

Nov 2013

European Graduate School in Animal Breeding and Genetics (EGS-ABG)

EGS-ABG Fall research school/ILRI

July 2013

Artificial insemination in chicken

Egerton University

June 2013

Scientific integrity

Wageningen University

May 2013

Statistics of life sciences

Wageningen University

Work Experience

Sept to present

Assistant Examination Officer, Animal Science Department, Egerton University

16th to 21st June 2016

Trainer of trainer in University of Education, Winneba,Ghana on artificial insemination in chicken

Sep to Nov 2015

Acting Examination Officer, Animal Science Department, Egerton University

March to Aug 2014

Coordinator Nuffic project, Pwani University

2nd to 8th Feb 2014

Trainer of trainer in Malawi at Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) on artificial insemination in chicken

Sep 2013 to July 2014

Assistant lecturer, Animal breeding and genetics group, Animal science Department, Pwani university

June 2013

Coordinator of artificial insemination Training in chicken at INCIP, Egerton university

Sep 2012 to Dec 2014

Production manager, Egerton feeds, Egerton University

Sep 2012 to April 2013

Part-time lecturer, Department of Animal Science, Egerton University

Sep 2012 to Dec 2012

Part-time lecturer, Department of Animal Science, Kisii University

Nov 2011

International Network for Family Poultry Development (INFPD) members’ representative in the Pan-Africa conference on the launch of the Kuroiler in Uganda. Entebbe, Uganda

August 12th-18th 2011

Trainer and supervisor of data collection for EAAP project

June 2011-present

Secretary Kenya Animal Breeding And Genomics Association (KABGA)

Nov 2010- March 2013

Lead investigator in the project “Assessment of the vulnerability and adaptation strategies to climate variability and change of the Bos-taurus dairy genotypes under diverse production environments in Kenya”. Project funded by African Technology Policy Studies Network (ATPS)

June 14th-18th 2010

Trainer of Trainers. Training of small scale farmers and pastoralist from SADC and COMESA regions on pastoral management, animal breeding and genetics, feeds and water conservation and Feeding management.

July 2010- Dec 2010

Research Technician in International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI). PO Box 30709 Nairobi Kenya

Jan 2009 - July 2010

Student Tutor in Value Chains for Poverty Reduction in the Agri-food Sector - Problem-Based Learning in Higher Education (VALUELEAD) Project, Egerton University

May2009 - July 2010

Part-time lecturer, Department of Animal health, Mt Kenya University, Nakuru town campus

Sep 15-17, 2009

Organizing committee- Egerton university research week and international research conference.

July 2007-present

Researcher: Smallholder Indigenous Chicken Improvement Programme (INCIP-www.incip.org), Egerton University

July 2007 & 2008

Steward in Nakuru National Show

Professional Societies

  • Secretary- Animal Breeding And Genomics Association of Kenya (ABGAK)
  • Animal production society of Kenya (APSK)

Conferences Attended

· Animal Production Society of Kenya. Annual Symposium, Kisumu city, April 2016.

· Animal Production Society of Kenya. Annual Symposium, Mombasa city, April 2015.

· The 9th Egerton University International Conference, 25th - 27th March 2015

· 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Canada, Vancouver, 17 - 22 August 2014

· Conference on "Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture in a Changing Climate", 27-29 January 2014, Lillehammer, Norway

· European Graduate School in Animal Breeding and Genetics (EGS-ABG) -ILRI (Addis Ababa), 28 October – 1st November 2013

· The Pan-African conference on the launch of the Kuroiler chicken organized by the National Animal Genetic Resources Centre & Data Base (NAGRC & DB) at imperial botanical beach hotel from 8th – 9th November, 2011 Entebbe, Uganda.

· Egerton University 5th International Research Week and International Conference. Transformative Research for Sustainable Development, September 22-24, 2010, Egerton University, Kenya.

· 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production Conference to be held 1st – 6th August 2010.

· African Technology Policy Studies Network (ATPS) annual conference Egypt, 25-27 November, 2010

· Fifth All Africa Conference on Animal Agriculture held at United Nation Conference Centre, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, October 25-28, 2010

Conference Proceedings

· S. Miyumo, T. M. Magothe, T. O. Okeno1, K. Ngeno, T. K. Muasya, L. Mukhebi, W. B. Muhuyi, and E. D. Ilatsia Towards enhanced conservation and productivity: registration of indigenous chicken in Kenya. ASAL APRP conference and exhibition, KALRO headquarters, Nairobi, Kenya, 25 – 27th, April 2017.

· Ilatsia, E.D., Magothe, T.M., Okeno, T.O., Muasya, T.K., Ngeno, K., Miyumo, S., Alaru, P.A.O. and Muhuyi, W.B. A Breeding programme for improvement and conservation of indigenous chicken in Kenya. ASAL APRP conference and exhibition, KALRO headquarters, Nairobi, Kenya, 25 – 27th, April 2017.

· K. Ngeno. Identifying molecular signatures from sex chromosomes: A case for indigenous chicken based on the analyses of the Z chromosome. Annual Scientific Symposium, Eldoret town, 5 – 7th, April 2017.

· K. Ngeno. Genome-Wide Variation and signatures of selection in the genomes of Luhya and Maasai Populations. Egerton University, March 2017.

· K. Ngeno. SNP Calling from Next Generation Sequence Data. Animal Production Society of Kenya. Annual Symposium, Kisumu city, 27th - 29th April 2016.

· K. Ngeno and A. K. Kahi. Consumers’ preference and behaviour towards Indigenous Chicken meat and eggs. Annual Symposium, Mombasa city, April 2015.

· K. Ngeno, E.H. van der Waaij, Hendrik-Jan Megens, A. K. Kahi, J. A.M. van Arendonk and R. P. M. A. Crooijmans. Genetic Variation and Signatures of Selection in the Genomes of Kenyan Indigenous Chicken and Commercial Layers. The 9th Egerton University International Conference, 25th - 27th March 2015

· K. Ngeno and A. K. Kahi. Genetic Diversity and Population Structuring of Kenyan Indigenous Chicken Populations. The 9th Egerton University International Conference, 25th - 27th March 2015

· K. Ngeno, E.H. van der Waaij, Hendrik-Jan Megens, A. K. Kahi, J. A.M. van Arendonk and R. P. M. A. Crooijmans. Major Histocompatibility Complex genetic diversity of Kenyan Indigenous Chicken populations based on microsatellite markers. 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production (WCGALP) being held from 17 – 22 August 2014 at the Westin Bayshore Conference Center, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

· Ngeno, K, E. H. Vander Waaij and A. K. Kahi. Indigenous chicken genetic resources: Their unique attributes and conservation Options for improved use. Lillehammer, Norway 27th-29th of January 2014.

· Ngeno, K, S.K. Omasaki and B. O. Bebe. 2012. Assessment of the vulnerability and adaptation strategies to climate variability and change of the Bos-taurus dairy genotypes under diverse production environments in Kenya. ATPS annual conference and workshops at the African Union commission headquarters, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 19 – 22 November 2012.

· Ngeno, K., and B. O. Bebe. Assessment of the vulnerability and adaptation strategies to climate variability of the Bos-taurus dairy genotypes in Nandi South and Rongai District in Kenya. Sixth International Biennial Conference, BioVision Alexandria 2012, 22-25 April 2012, in Alexandria, Egypt.

· Ngeno, K., B. O. Bebe and A. K. Kahi. 2010. Heritability Estimates For Growth of Different Ecotypes of Indigenous Chicken Reared Intensively. 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production Conference to be held 1st – 6th August 2010.

· Ngeno, K., B. O. Bebe and A. K. Kahi. 2010. Heritabilities and correlations between body weights and growth curve parameters of indigenous chicken populations reared intensively in Kenya. Egerton University international Scientific Conference to be held 22nd -24th September, 2010, Njoro, Kenya.

· Ngeno, K., B. O. Bebe and A. K. Kahi. 2010. Growth parameters of Indigenous Chicken populations reared intensively in Kenya. Fifth All Africa Conference on Animal Agriculture held at United Nation Conference Centre, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, October 25-28, 2010.

· Ngeno, K., and B. O. Bebe. Assessment of the effects of climate variability and adaptation strategies on the Bos-taurus dairy genotypes under diverse production environment. ATPS annual conference Egypt, 25-27 November, 2010.

Publications

· Ngeno, K., E.H. van der Waaij, H.J. Megens, A.K. Kahi, J.A.M. van Arendonk and R.P.M.A. Crooijmans. 2015. Genetic diversity of different indigenous chicken ecotypes using highly polymorphic MHC-linked and non-MHC microsatellite markers. Animal Genetic Resources, 56: 1-7.

· Khobondo J. O. Ngeno, K, and A. K. Kahi. 2015. Linking codon usage bias to functional genomics in pigs. Genomics and Applied Biology, Vol.6, No.6, 1-7 (doi: 10.5376/gab.2015.06.0006).

· Ngeno, K., E.H. van der Waaij, A.K. Kahi and J.A.M. van Arendonk. 2014. Morphological features of indigenous chicken ecotype populations of Kenya. Animal Genetic Resources 55:115-124.

· Ngeno, K, E. H. Vander Waaij and A. K. Kahi. 2014. Indigenous chicken genetic resources: Their unique attributes and conservation Options for improved use. World’s Poultry Science Journal, 70: 173-184

· Ngeno, K, Omasaki SK, Bebe BO. 2014. Assessment of the Vulnerability and Adaptation Strategies to Climate Variability of the Bos-taurus Dairy Genotypes in Nandi and Nakuru Counties in Kenya. J. Anim. Prod. Adv.. 4(6): 430-441

· Ngeno, K., T.M. Magothe, T.O. Okeno, B.O. Bebe and A.K. Kahi, 2013. Heritabilities and Correlations Between Body Weights and Growth Curve Parameters of Indigenous Chicken Populations Reared Intensively in Kenya. Research Journal of Poultry Sciences, 6: 43-52.

· Ngeno, K, B.O Bebe and A. K. Kahi. 2013. Heritability estimates for growth of different ecotypes of indigenous chicken reared intensively. Family poultry Journal Vol. 22, 2:13-16.

· Ngeno, K, Omasaki SK, Bebe BO. 2013. Assessment of the Vulnerability and Adaptation Strategies to Climate Variability and Change of the Bos-taurus Dairy Genotypes under Diverse Production Environments in Kenya.. J. Vet. Adv.,. 2013; 3(7): 186-196. doi:10.5455/jva.20130717125129

· Ngeno, K, B.O Bebe and A. K. Kahi. 2012. Genetic evaluation of growth traits in ecotypes of Kenyan indigenous chicken. Family poultry Journal Vol. 21, 2: 4-12.

· Ngeno, K and J. C. FOTSA. 2011. Pan-African Conference on the launch of the Kuroiler chicken in Uganda. Family poultry Journal Vol. 20, 2: 42-47

· Ngeno, K, B.O Bebe and A. K. Kahi. 2011. Estimation of Growth Parameters of Indigenous Chicken Populations Intensively Reared in Kenya. Egerton Journal of Science and Technology, ISSN 2073-8277 Volume 11:13-28

Manuscript under review

· K. Ngeno, E.H. van der Waaij, A. K. Kahi1 and J. A.M. van Arendonk. Consumers’ Preference and behaviour towards Indigenous Chicken meat and eggs. lrrd

· K. Ngeno, E.H. van der Waaij, Hendrik-Jan Megens, A. K. Kahi, J. A.M. van Arendonk and R. P. M. A. Crooijmans. Whole genome re-sequencing of eight ecotypes of indigenous chicken in Kenya. Animal Genetics

Thesis

Master of Science Thesis:

Genetic analysis of growth patterns in different ecotypes of indigenous chicken populations in Kenya. MSc. Thesis. Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya.

PhD Thesis:

Development of breeding schemes for indigenous chicken for improved livelihood in Kenya; Analysis of diversity in indigenous chicken populations. PhD. Thesis. Wageningen University, The Netherlands

Book

Indigenous chicken ecotypes in Kenya: genetic analysis of growth patterns of different ecotypes of indigenous chicken in Kenya. LAP LAMBART Academic publishing. ISBN-13: 978-3-659-21034-1; ISBN-10:365921034X; EAN:9783659210341

Funding

· Egerton University-University research funds

· FAO- 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production scholarship

· African Technology Policy Studies Network (ATPS)- Research funds and annual conference in Cairo, Egypt and Ethiopia

· Wagenigen University

· Koepon Foundation.

· European Union through African Union

Supervision

Name of student

Project Title

Level

1

Sinoya Kevin Sitati

Genetic diversity and population structure of indigenous chicken (gallus domesticus) population in Kenya

MSc.

2

Charles Kairu Wanjohi

Genome-wide estimation of linkage disequilibrium and signatures of selection for indigenous chickens of Kenya

MSc.

3.

Ochiel o. Alvine

Genome-wide characterization of the insertion, deletion and regions of homozygosity in indigenous chicken

MSc.

4.

Wanjahi Njau

Genetic Variation of Major Histocompatibility Complex in Locally adapted indigenous chicken

MSc.

5.

Peter Ogutu

Whole-genome linkage disequilibrium and signature of selection in bos-indicus cattle

MSc

6.

Goitom Solomon

Genetic Improvement Program for Indigenous Cattle in Eritrea

PhD

Course Teaching At University

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE

Level

1

ANSC 241

Quantitative genetics and animal breeding

BSc.

2

ANSC 372

Design and Analysis of Animal Experiments

BSc.

3

ANSC 735

Quantomics and Genomics for Animal Breeding

MSc.

4

ANSC 731

Population and Conservation Genetics

MSc.

5

ANSC 737

Design of Breeding programs

MSc.

Referees

Dr. ir. Liesbeth Van der Waaij

Assistant professor population genetics, Descartes Centre, Utrecht University, Animal Breeding and Genomics Centre, Wageningen University, PO Box 80125, 3508 TC Utrecht, The Netherlands.

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Prof.dr.ir. JAM (Johan) van Arendonk,

Prof. of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Animal Breeding and Genomics Centre, Wageningen University, P.O. Box 338, 6700 AH Wageningen, The Netherlands or Chief innovation & Technology Officer, Research and technology centre, Spoorstraat 69 5831CK BOXMEER, PO Box 114 5830AC BOXMEER Netherlands-EU

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Dr. Tobias Okeno Otieno (Dr. rer. agr.)

Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Centre for Quantitative Genetics and Genomics, Aarhus University,

Blichers Allé 20, Building K21, Room 3045, 8830 Tjele, Denmark.

Tel: +45 871 57905, Cell phone: +45 715 97668

or

Animal Breeding and Genomic Team, Department of Animal Science, Egerton University, Tel: +254 51 221 7892 Ext. 3458,

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Mr John Njoga

Department of Animal Science, Egerton University,

Tel: +254 51 221 7892 Ext. 3458,

Cell phone: +254722692774

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