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SUMMARY

Dr Kiplangat Ngeno holds a degree of doctor (PhD) in Animal Breeding and Genetics from Wageningen University and a Master of Science in Animal Production (Animal Breeding and Genetics option) from Egerton University. Dr Ngeno has experience with a wide range of activities through academic projects and employment at Wageningen University, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and currently as a Lecturer at Egerton University. 

 

 

ORCID
https://orcid.org/ 0000-0002-9271-7839
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

2011 - 2015. Ph.D., Animal Breeding and Genetics. Wageningen University

2007-2011. Master of Science in Animal Production (Animal Breeding). Egerton University, Kenya

2003-2007. Bachelor of Sciences in Animal Production. Egerton University, Kenya

1996-2001.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 and Statistics
  • Computer: SAS, SPSS, R, Deep Learning with R, UNIX, SelAction etc.
  • Analytical: Statistical analysis, genomic selection, machine learning, and deep learning
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

 

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 & Genetics, 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
  1.  Sept to present:Examination Officer, Animal Science Department, Egerton University
  2. Aug 2014 to present:Lecturer, Animal breeding and genomics group, Animal science Department, Egerton university
  3. 16th to 21st June 2016:Trainer of trainer in University of Education, Winneba, Ghana on artificial insemination in chicken
  4. Sep to Nov 2015:Acting Examination Officer, Animal Science Department, Egerton University
  5. March to Aug 2014: Coordinator Nuffic project, Pwani University
  6. 2nd to 8th Feb 2014:Trainer of trainer in Malawi at Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) on artificial insemination in chicken
  7. Sep 2013 to July 2014: Assistant lecturer, Animal breeding and genetics group, Animal science Department, Pwani university
  8. June 2013:Coordinator of artificial insemination Training in chicken at INCIP, Egerton university
  9. Sep 2012 to Dec 2014:Production manager, Egerton feeds, Egerton University
  10. Sep 2012-April 2013:Part-time lecturer, Department of Animal Science, Egerton University
  11. Sep 2012 to Dec 2012:Part-time lecturer, Department of Animal Science, Kisii University
  12. 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
  13. August 12th-18th 2011:Trainer and supervisor of data collection for EAAP project
  14. June 2011-present:Secretary Kenya Animal Breeding and Genomics Association (KABGA)
  15. Nov 2010- Mar 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
  16. 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.
  17. July 2010- Dec 2010:Research Technician in International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI). PO Box 30709 Nairobi Kenya
  18. 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
  19. May 2009- 2010: Part-time lecturer, Department of Animal health, Mt Kenya University, Nakuru town campus
  20. Sep 15-17, 2009: Organizing committee- Egerton university research week and international research conference.
  21. July 2007-2015:Researcher: Smallholder Indigenous Chicken Improvement Programme (INCIP-www.incip.org), Egerton University
  22. July 2007 & 2008:Steward in Nakuru National Show
KEY PROJECTS
  1. International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) Regional Research Centre (RRC) at Egerton university. 2022-2027
  2. Multiplication and dissemination of climate-smart indigenous chicken breed lines and associated technologies, innovations and management practices.2020-2022. Funded by Kenya climate-smart agriculture project.
  3.  Development and promotion of insect-based feeds to sustainably increase productivity, income, and resilience of fish farming in Kenya.2020-2022. Funded by Kenya climate-smart agriculture project.
  4. Breeding black soldier fly for recycling and remediation of sheep manure in Arid and Semi-Arid Lands.2020-2022. Funded by Kenya climate-smart agriculture project.
  5. Development and conservation of improved indigenous chickenbreed lines for enhanced meat and egg production.2020-2022. Funded by Kenya climate-smart agriculture project.
  6. indigenous chicken seed multiplication an distribution among smallholder farmers.2020-2023. Funded by Kenya climate-smart agriculture project.
  7. Development and Multiplication of Climate-Smart Indigenous Chicken for Improved Productivity.2019-2021. Funded by EU
  8. Implementation of indigenous chicken genetic improvement and conservation programs in Kenya. Funded by the European Development Fund (EDF): 2018-2021.
  9. Genetic Improvement Program for Indigenous Cattle in Eritrea. 2016-2019. Funded by JICA.
  10. Assessment of the vulnerability and adaptation strategies to climate variability and change of the Bos-taurus dairy genotypes under diverse production environments in Kenya: Call category: CP/0404/10
  11. Genetic and phenotypic aspects of indigenous chicken for improved livelihood in Kenya: Wagenigen University and Koepon Foundation
RESEARCH INTERESTS
  1. Diversity
  2. Machine learning
  3. Genetic improvement-Design and optimisation of breeding programmes
  4. Genomic selection
  5. Bio-informatics

 

 

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS
  1. Theodora Chikoko, Thomas Muasya and Ngeno Kiplangat. 2023. Runs of homozygosity from different goat genotypes in Kenya.International Journal of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry. 8(1): 32-35
  2. Bett, R., Amimo, J., Cheruiyot, E. and Ngeno, K., 2022. Genetic diversity and selection signatures within the major histocompatibility complex of local chicken ecotypes in Kenya. East African Journal of Science, Technology and Innovation, 3(3).
  3. Musingi, B. M., Ngeno, K., Omasaki, S., Mahianyu, L. M., & Musingi, D. M. 2022. Water Quality and Growth Performance of Nile Tilapia Fries Fed on Insect-Based Feeds. Open Journal of Animal Sciences13(1), 34-45.
  4. Theodora, C., Muasya, T.K. and Ngeno, K., 2022. Mutational load and deleterious mutations in goat genome from Kenya. International Journal of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry. 7 (4): 36-40
  5. E Mbakaya, T Muasya and K Ngeno.2022. Immunogenetics and genetic variations in indigenous chicken in the tropics using SNP data. International Journal of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry. . 7 (4): 26-35
  6. Waineina, R.W., Okeno, T.O., Ilatsia, E.D. and Ngeno, K., 2022. Selection Signature Analyses Revealed Genes Associated With Adaptation, Production, and Reproduction in Selected Goat Breeds in Kenya. Frontiers in Genetics, 13.
  7. Ochiel, A.O., Ngeno, K. and Kahi, A.K., 2022. Distribution of mutational effects in indigenous chicken
  8. HABIMANA, R., Ngeno, K., Yao, N.K., HIRWA, C., Keambou Tiambo, C. and Okeno, T.O. August 2021. Genome-wide association study of growth performance and immune response to Newcastle disease virus of indigenous chicken in Rwanda. Frontiers in Genetics, p.1438.
  9. Waineina, R.W., Ngeno, K., Okeno, T.O. and Ilatsia, E.D., 2021, June. Genetic diversity and population structure among indigenous and imported goat breeds in Kenya. In Genetic Resources (Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 25-35).
  10. Habimana, R., Ngeno, K., Mahoro, J., Ntawubizi, M., Shumbusho, F., Manzi, M., Hirwa, C.A. and Okeno, T.O., 2021. Morphobiometrical characteristics of indigenous chicken ecotype populations in Rwanda. Tropical Animal Health and Production53(1), pp.1-11.
  11. Dadjo, C., Nyende, A.B., Yao, N., Kiplangat, N. and Assogbadjo, A.E., 2020. Genome-wide genetic diversity and population structure of Garcinia kola (Heckel) in Benin using DArT-Seq technology. Plos one15(9), p.e0238984. 
  12. Habimana, R., Ngeno, K., Shyaka, A., Ntawubizi, M., Mahoro, J., Ingabire, A., Kiptui, L., Gafarasi, I.M. and Otieno, T.O., 2020, December. Growth performance and immune response to Newcastle disease in four gene pools of indigenous chicken in Rwanda. In Genetic Resources (Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 42-50).
  13. Habimana, R., Okeno, T.O., Ngeno, K., Mboumba, S., Assami, P., Gbotto, A.A., Keambou, C.T., Nishimwe, K., Mahoro, J. and Yao, N., 2020. Genetic diversity and population structure of indigenous chicken in Rwanda using microsatellite markers. PloS one15(4), p.e0225084.
  14. Chesang, S., Muasya, T.K. and Ngeno, K., 2020. Application of artificial neural network (ann) to evaluate extend of non-linearity among explanatory variables within and between genotypes and phenotypes.
  15. Chesang, S., Muasya, T.K. and Ngeno, K., 2020. Ranking Individuals Based on Predicted Performance Using Mean Normalized Discounted Cumulative Gain Value.http://www.ijrrr.com:80/papers12-3/paper9
  16. Muasya, T.K. and Ngeno, K., 2019. Predictions of Indigenous Chicken Phenotypes from Genotypes: Comparison Between Machine Learning and conventional Linear Models.     
  17. Habimana, R., Okeno, T.O., Ngeno, K., Mboumba, S., Assami, P., Gbotto, A.A., Keambou, C.T., Nishimwe, K., Mahoro, J. and Yao, N., 2020. Genetic diversity and population structure of indigenous chicken in Rwanda using microsatellite markers. PloS one, 15(4), p.e0225084.
  18. Goitom, S., Gicheha, M.G., Njonge, F.K. and Kiplangat, N., 2019. Genome-wide genetic diversity, population structure and admixture analysis in Eritrean Indigenous Cattle. South African Journal of Animal Science, 49(6), pp.1083-1092.
  19. Ngeno, K. 2018. Variant Calling pipeline for Next Generation Sequence Data – A review. Journal of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine, 3(4), Pp. 90-93.
  20. Kibitok, N.K., Moturi, W.M., Ogendi, G.M., Ngeno, K., Mutumba, M.K. and Museti, J.L., 2018. Effects of effluents from suburban-agriculture-derived nitrate-nitrogen and spatial-temporal variationson tributaries of Molo river-upper reaches, ecological system, Kenya.
  21. Ngeno K. 2018. Genome-wide analysis of Luhya and Maasai genomes reveals signatures of selection for fertility, prostate cancer, prostatitis and vein disease. J Cancer Prev Curr Res. 2018;9(2):89–91. DOI: 10.15406/jcpcr.2018.09.00326
  22. Ngeno K, Khobondo JO (2017) Identifying Molecular Signatures from Sex Chromosomes: A Case for Indigenous Chicken Based on the. Analyses of the Z Chromosome. J Investig Genomics 4(3): 00066. DOI: 10.15406/jig.2017.04.00066
  23. Ngeno K 2017: Indigenous chicken meat and egg consumers are sensitive to sex, weight, tenderness, fat, meat part, plumage colour, age, egg size, egg yolk colour and price. Livestock Research for Rural Development. Volume 29, Article #225. http://www.lrrd.org/lrrd29/12/aara29225.htm
  24. 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.
  25.  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).
  26. 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.
  27. 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 
  28. 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
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. 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
  32. 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.
  33. 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
  34. 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
CONFERENCES & INVITED PRESENTATIONS
  1.  Waineina, R.W., Okeno, T.O., Ilatsia, E.D. and Ngeno, K., 2022. Selection Signature Analyses Revealed Genes Associated With Adaptation, Production, and Reproduction in Selected Goat Breeds in Kenya. Frontiers in Genetics, 13.
  2. Ochiel, A.O., Ngeno, K. and Kahi, A.K., 2022. Distribution of mutational effects in indigenous chicken.
  3. Bett, R., Amimo, J., Cheruiyot, E. and Ngeno, K., 2022. Genetic diversity and selection signatures within the major histocompatibility complex of local chicken ecotypes in Kenya. East African Journal of Science, Technology and Innovation, 3(3).
  4. Theodora, C., Muasya, T.K. and Ngeno, K., 2022. Mutational load and deleterious mutations in goat genome from Kenya. International Journal of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry. 7 (4): 36-40
  5. E Mbakaya, T Muasya and K Ngeno.2022. Immunogenetics and genetic variations in indigenous chicken in the tropics using SNP data. International Journal of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry. . 7 (4): 26-35
  6. E.K Mbakaya  T.K. Muasya, Kiplangat Ngeno. 2021. Genomic and immunogenic variations of indigenous chicken in the tropics. September 15 - 17, 2021, University of Hohenheim, Germany
  7. Theodora Chikoko, Thomas Muasya, Kiplangat Ngeno. 2021. Patterns of hybridisation and genetic introgression in goat genotypes from East Africa. September 15 - 17, 2021, University of Hohenheim, Germany
  8. M. Magothe, T. O.Okeno, E. D. Ilatsia, S. Miyumo, V. O. Ouko, K. Ngeno and P. A. O. Alaru. 2020. Growth and Egg Production Performances of Indigenous Chicken Hybrids in Kenya. 13TH international conference, 2020 - conferences.egerton.ac.ke
  9. Kibitok, N.K., Moturi, W.M., Ogendi, G.M., Ngeno, K., Mutumba, M.K. and Museti, J.L., 2018. Effects of effluents from suburban-agriculture-derived nitrate-nitrogen and spatial-temporal variationson tributaries of Molo river-upper reaches, ecological system, Kenya.Kibabii University.http://erepository.kibu.ac.ke/handle/123456789/384
  10. K. Ngeno. Genome-wide analysis of Luhya and Maasai genomes reveals signatures of selection for fertility, prostate cancer, prostatitis and vein disease. International Conference on Oncology & Hematology, June 17-18, 2019, Dubai, UAE.
  11. Magothe, T.M., Mbuku, S.M., Ngeno, K. and Ilatsia, E.D., (2018). Breeding program for genetic improvement and conservation of the Red Maasai sheep in Kenya –asynopsis. Proceedings of the Animal Production Society of Kenya 2018 Scientific Symposium held on 4th to 6th April 2018 at Sportsman Arms Hotel, Nanyuki. Pp.164-168
  12. Miyumo, S.1, Magothe, T., Khobondo, J., Ngeno, K., Muasya, T. Okeno, T., Muhuyi, W. and E. Ilatsia (2018). Evaluation of Body Weight Traits in Indigenous Chicken Hybrids in Kenya. Proceedings of the Animal Production Society of Kenya 2018
  13. Scientific Symposium held on 4th to 6th April 2018 at Sportsman Arms Hotel, Nanyuki. Pp.158-163
  14. ·A.O. Ochiel, K. Ngeno and A.K. Kahi. 2018. Distribution of Mutational Effects in Indigenous Chicken. The Sixth African Higher Education Week and RUFORUM Biennial Conference, 22-26 October, 2018.
  15. Ilatsia, E. D., Magothe, T. M., Ochieng, V.O., Ngeno, K., Miyumo, S. Alaru P.O., Muhuyi, W. B. and Mukhebi, L. Strategies for genetic improvement and conservation of indigenous chicken genetic resources in Kenya. 7th AACAA conference, Ghana, 2018.
  16. E. D. Ilatsia, T. Magothe, K. Ngeno, P.O. Alaru, S. Miyumo, O. Ouko, L. Mukhebi and T. O. K’Oloo. Implementation of long-term breeding and conservation programs for indigenous chicken in Kenya. Animal Production Society of Kenya (APSK) Annual scientific symposium and exhibition, held in April 4-6, 2018 at Sportsman Arms Hotel, Nanyuki
  17.  R. Habimana, T.O. Okeno, K. Ngeno, S. Mboumba, P. Assami, C.T. Keambou5 & N.Yao. 2018. Four gene pools of Rwandese indigenous chicken based on microsatellite markers. Proceedings of the World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, 11.874.
  18.  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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. K. Ngeno. Genome-Wide Variation and signatures of selection in the genomes of Luhya and Maasai Populations. Egerton University, March 2017.
  22. K. Ngeno. SNP Calling from Next Generation Sequence Data. Animal Production Society of Kenya. Annual Symposium, Kisumu city, 27th - 29th April 2016.
  23. T. O. Okeno, T. K. Muasya, T. Abegunde, F. Bonsu, C. B. Wasike, K. Ngeno, S. Annor, S. Oseni and A. K. Kahi.2016. Competence-Based Curriculum Development for MSc Dairy Science. Multiplication Symposia dubbed “Enhancing Livestock Productivity through Science, Technology and Innovation” held on 22nd- 24th May 2017 at ARC hotel, Egerton University, Kenya.
  24. K. Ngeno and A. K. Kahi. Consumers’ preference and behaviour towards Indigenous Chicken meat and eggs. Annual Symposium, Mombasa city, April 2015.
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
TEACHING AREAS

Undergraduate

  • Quantitative genetics and animal breeding - BSc.
  • Design and Analysis of Animal Experiments - BSc.
  • Statistical Epidemiology -  BSc.

Postgraduate

  • Quantomics and Genomics for Animal Breeding - MSc.
  • Population and Conservation Genetics - MSc.
  • Design of Breeding programs - MSc.
  • Statistical Computing in Agricultural Sciences -  MSc.
  • Bioinformatics in animal breeding - PhD
  • Computational techniques in animal breeding - PhD
  • Biotechnology in Animal Breeding - PhD
POSTGRADUATE SUPERVISION
MASTERS LEVEL :
  1. Theodora Chikoko.Genetic analysis of hybridisation, mutation load and runs of homozygosity of goats from East Africa
  2. Esther Kulundu Mbakaya.Genetic evaluation of imunogenetic variations, mutational load and effective population size in indigenous chicken
  3. Margaret Wangechi Kimani.Genetic evaluation of stayability and genetic correlation with growth and fertility traits in boran beef cattle in Kenya
  4. Sinoya Kevin Sitati. Genetic diversity and population structure of indigenous chicken (gallus domesticus) population in Kenya. 
  5. Charles Wanjohi. Genome-wide estimation of linkage disequilibrium and signatures of selection for indigenous chickens of Kenya
  6. Ochiel O. Alvine. Genome-wide characterization of the insertion, deletion and regions of homozygosity in indigenous chicken
  7. Wanjahi Njau. Genetic Variation of Major Histocompatibility Complex in Locally adapted indigenous chicken
  8. Peter Ogutu. Whole-genome linkage disequilibrium and signature of selection in bos-indicus cattle
  9. Chesang Sumukwo. Prediction of goat phenotype from genotype using machine learning.
PhD. LEVEL :
  1. Goitom Solomon.Genetic Improvement Program for Indigenous Cattle in Eritrea
  2. Richard Habimana. Genetic Improvement and Conservation of Rwandese Indigenous Chicken
  3. Ruth Waineina.Genetic and Economic aspects of Dairy Goat Breeding Programs in Kenya
OTHER SOCIETIES
  1. Secretary- Animal Breeding and Genomics Association of Kenya (ABGAK)
  2. Animal production society of Kenya (APSK)
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