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Peninah M. Njiraine Ngoda, PhD

Peninah M. N. Ngoda, PhD

Lecturer

Faculty of Agriculture,

Department of Dairy and Food Science Technology

Egerton University

P. O. Box 536, 20115 Egerton, Kenya

Mobile: +254-701 254 778

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FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION

 

Food product development

Evaluation of endocrine disruptive potential and risk assessment of phytoestrogens in Foods

 

EDUCATION

 

2012

Ph.D.

Queens University Belfast, UK

2006

MSc. Food Science

Egerton University, Kenya

1998

BSc. Food Science and Technology

Egerton University, Kenya

1990

Diploma Food Science and Technology

Egerton University, Kenya

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

Mar. 2013 - present

Lecturer , Dairy and Food Science Department, Egerton University

Sept. 2007 – Mar. 2013

Assistant Lecturer, Dairy and Food Science Department, Egerton University

Sept.1990 - Sept. 2007

Demonstrator, Dairy and Food Science Department, Egerton University

 

KEY RESEARCH PROJECTS

1. Formulation and evaluation of sweet potato cultivars/wheat composite bread

 

2. Risk assessment and evaluation of androgenic and estrogenic endocrine disruptive effect of phytoestrogens in Kenyan based weaning flour blends

 

RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

 

1.

MSc. Thesis (2006)

2.

PhD. Thesis (2012)

3.

Some potential publications from latest research work with editors

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

 

Food related chemical analysis and product development

Evaluation of endocrine disruptive potential/effects of phytochemicals using reporter gene assays

Risk assessment of phytochemicals or contaminants by using hygiene based margin of safety (HBMOS)

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