Bartholomew Ondigo

Bartholomew N. Ondigo, PhD


Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Faculty of Science

Egerton University

P. O. Box 536 - 20115

Egerton, Kenya

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2009 -2013

Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences (Medical Immunology)

Maseno University

2005 -2009

MSc. (Biomedical Sciences and Technology)

Maseno University

1999 -2004

BSc. (Biomedical Science and Technology)

Maseno University


Immunology, Parasitology


Sept 2015 - to date

Lecturer, Egerton University

Nov 2012 - Aug 2015

Assistant Lecturer, Laikipia University

Sept 2009 - Dec 2013

PhD Graduate Fellow, KEMRI-Kisumu

Jan 2011 - Dec 2011

Research Fellow, University of Minnesota, USA

Jan 2008 - June 2009

MSc Graduate Fellow, ILRI-Nairobi


2014 - to date

T-regulatory cells in individuals with Schistosomiasis

2012 - 2014

Quality of antibody responses to multiple P. falciparum antigens in western Kenya



1. Gregory S. Noland, Paul Jansen, John M. Vulule, Gregory S. Park, Bartholomew N. Ondigo, James W. Kazura, Ann M. Moormann, Chandy C. John (2014). Effect of transmission intensity and age on subclass antibody responses to Plasmodium falciparum pre-erythrocytic and blood-stage antigens (Published Acta Tropica Journal).

2. Anne E. P. Frosch, Bartholomew N. Ondigo, George A. Ayodo, John M. Vulule, Chandy C. John, Sarah E. Cusick (2014). Decline in childhood iron deficiency after interruption of malaria transmission in highland Kenya (Published American Journal of Clinical Nutrition).

3. Bartholomew N. Ondigo, Jim S. Hodges, Kathleen F. Ireland, Gideon M. Ngwena, David E. Lanar, David L. Narum, Ayub V. Ofulla, Chandy C. John (2013). Estimation of recent and long-term malaria transmission in a population through antibody testing to multiple Plasmodium falciparum antigens (Published Journal of Infectious Diseases).

4. Ochola, Lyticia A, Ng’wena, Gideon M, Noland, Gregory S, Bartholomew N. Ondigo, Ayodo, George, John, Chandy C (2013). IFN-γ and IL-10 response to Plasmodium falciparum multistage antigen MB2 in adults living in areas of varying malaria transmission in western Kenya (Published Journal Global Infectious Diseases).

5. Sammy Kimoloi, Nicky Okeyo, Bartholomew N. Ondigo, and Bernard K. Langat (2013). Choice and Sources of Antimalarial Drugs Used for Self-medication in Kisumu, Western Kenya (Published African Journal of Pharmacology and Therapeutics).

6. Bartholomew N. Ondigo, Severin O Gose, Benjamin M Ho, Gregory S Park, Ayub V Ofulla, Lyticia A Ochola, George O Ayodo, Chandy C John (2012). Standardization of a multiplex assay for the simultaneous detection of antibodies to malaria vaccine candidates. (Published Malaria Journal).

7. Ondigo Bartholomew N, Ofulla VA, Jores J, Naessens J (2009). Online abstract publication: Use of recombinant protein fragments from Mycoplasma mycoides subsp. mycoides SC type to improve contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP) T cell and antibody based assays. (Published in Kenya 43rd Veterinary Association Magazine).


Immunology and Epidemiology of Tropical Infectious Diseases