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Mr. Shakala Edward Kokan

 

 

Mr Edward K. Shakala (HND)

Senior Technologist 1,

Department of Animal Science,

Faculty of Agriculture,

P. O. Box 536, 20115 Egerton, Kenya

Tel: +254 51 221 7737

Mobile: +254 0724 431 575

Fax: +254 51 211 1113

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EDUCATION

 

November 2003

Higher Diploma in Applied Chemistry (Analytical Option)

Project title: “Water pollution in Ndarugu river in Nakuru”

The Mombasa Polytechnic University College

July 1988

Ordinary Diploma in Applied Chemistry (Science laboratory technology part II) at The Mombasa Polytechnic

The Mombasa Polytechnic University College

July 1982:

Ordinary Diploma in Applied Chemistry (Science laboratory technology part I) at The Mombasa Polytechnic

The Mombasa Polytechnic University College

Feb.1974 – Nov. 1977

Tarassaa High School. Obtained Division three in the East Africa Certificate of Education (EACE).

Tarasaa High School

Jan. 1971 – Nov. 1973:

Wenje Primary School and obtained 27 points in the Certificate of Primary Education (CPE)

Wenje Primary School

Jan. 1967 – Nov. 1970:

Kiarikungu Primary School

Kiarikumgu Primary School

 

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION

 

Applied Chemistry ( Analytical Chemistry Option)

Academic Awards

Sept. 1994 –Nov. 1996World Bank sponsorship to pursue Higher National Diploma at The Mombasa Polytechnic University College

 

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

 

Dates/Year

Title of Certificate

Institution Awarding

From 8th August 2014- 14th September 2014-

Acting Chief Technologist in the Department of Animal Science

Egerton University, Animal Science Department

Nov. 2000-July 2002

Acting Chief Technologist in the Department of Animal Science, Egerton University.

Egerton University, Animal Science Department

11th August 2010

Appointed committee member of the University Healthy and safety Committee.

Egerton University

 

Supervising masters and doctoral students in their research work

Ie. Proximate, van-soest, in-vitro, in-vivo, minerals, digestibility, afflotoxins, energy, Molecular experiments etc.

!997 – 1999 Sorghum Chicken project (SORCHIP). Research carried out at Egerton University and spornsred by World Bank Determination of phenolics

2007: Indigenous chicken project Characterization of the genetic diversity in indigenous chicken populations in Kenya using microsatellite DNA markers

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

April 2012- Date

Senior Technologist 1, Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Egerton University.

Nov. 2002- April 2012

Senior Technician, Department of Animal Sciences, Egerton University.

Sept 1990 - Nov.

Technician, Department of Animal Sciences, Egerton University.

 

MOST RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

 

1.

James Ombiro Ondiek,* Ogore, P.B., Shakala, E.K. and Kaburu, G.M. 2013. Prevalence of bovine mastitis, its therapeutics and control in Tatton agriculture park, Egerton University, Njoro District of Kenya. Accepted Basic Research Journal of Agricultural Science and Review ISSN 2315-6880 Vol. 2(1) pp. 15-20 January 2013. Available online http//www.basicresearchjournals.org.

2.

James Ombiro Ondiek,* Ogore, P.B., Shakala, E.K. and Kaburu, G.M. 2013. Feed intake, digestibility and performance of growing small East African goats offered maize (Zea mays) stover supplemented with Balanites aegyptiaca and Acacia tortilis leaf forages. Basic Research Journal of Agricultural Science and Review ISSN 2315-6880 Vol. 2(1) pp. 21-26 January 2013. Available online http//www.basicresearchjournals.org

3.

Bii J. C.*, S. A. Abdulrazak, E. A. Mukisira and E. K. Shakala

Perfomance of Small East African Zebu Weaner cattle Supplement with Acacia Tortilis pods

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

 

Analytical chemistry and Molecular Biology.

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