Clarence Mang'era Maikuri

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Mang’era Clarence Maikuri Msc.

Assistant Lecturer (Biomedical Science and Technology)

Faculty of Science,

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

P.O. Box 536-20115

Egerton, Kenya.

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Website: http://www.mangeraclarence.co.ke/

EDUCATION

Year

Degree

Institution

Ongoing

PhD Biochemistry

Kenyatta University, Kenya

2011

MSc Biochemistry

Egerton University, Kenya

2008

BSc Biomedical Science and Technology

Egerton University, Kenya

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Dates/Year

Title of Certificate

Institution Awarding

Aug 2013

Advanced Bioinformatics Workshop: Next Generation Sequencing and Application to Infectious Diseases

J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI-USA), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) through a partnership between Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and the BecA-ILRI Hub

April 2011

e-Biokit bioinformatics workshop

SANBI (SouthAfrican National Bioinformatics Institute)

March 2011

Bioinformatics workshop

European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI), International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)

June 2010

Laboratory Biosafety and Biosecurity

Centre for Disease Control/Kenya Medical Research

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION

Molecular Parasitology

Malaria drug resistance surveillance

Bioprospecting of novel Mosquitocidal compounds

Integrated vector Management (IVM) in mosquito control

WORK EXPERIENCE

July 2013- Present

Assistant Lecturer, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Egerton University

Sep 2011- Feb 2013

Graduate Assistant – Egerton University

Sep 2010 – May 2013

Graduate Assistant – Technical University of Kenya

May 2009 – Aug 2010

Student Research Assistant – Kenya Medical research Institute

KEY RESEARCH PROJECTS

Project period

Research Topic

June 2013 – Dec 2014

Toxicity of Curry tree Phytochemical(s) to Anopheles gambiae Malaria Vector Donor: Grand Challenges Canada; Total Funding: CAD 100,000 for 18 months. Partners: ICIPE - Kenya, Egerton University-Kenya, Kenyatta University - Kenya, (PI-Kenya: Mr. Mang’era Clarence)

http://www.grandchallenges.ca/grantee-stars/0269-01/

RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

1

Mang’era, C.M., Mbai F.N., Omedo I.A., Omar S.A., 2012. Changes in genotypes of Plasmodium falciparum human malaria parasite following withdrawal of chloroquine in Tiwi, Kenya. Acta Tropica 123, 202-207

2

Shaviya, N., Mang’era, C.M., Makokha, F.W., Kimani, F.T., Ongus, J.R. 2012 Expansion of the wildtype pfcrt 76K allele in Plasmodium falciparum populations in Mbita, Kenya. African Journal of Health Sciences 22, 176-187.

3

Shaviya, N., Zablon, J.O., Mang’era, C.M., Makokha, F.W., Wamalwa, R.W., Sowayi, G.A. 2014. Genotyping for point mutations in selected codons of pfcrt and pfmdr-1 genes of Plasmodium falciparum among patients with uncomplicated malaria in Mbita district Kenya. Journal of Natural Sciences Research 4, 114-123.

MEMBERSHIP TO PROFESSIONAL / SCIENTIFIC ASSOCIATIONS

Membership Category

Organization

Member

Biochemical Society of Kenya (BSK)