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DR GAUDENCIA JEROP KIPTOO

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Designation
PRINCIPAL TECHNOLOGIST
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Phone Number
0722907560
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Division / Faculty
Faculty of Science
Directorate / Dept
BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
ZOOLOGY
Address
BOX 536, EGERTON
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Sept. 2016 – March, 2021: PhD. Plant Breeding and Biotechnology, University of Eldoret

Sept. 2013 – Nov. 2015: MSc. Degree in Plant Breeding and Biotechnology, University of Eldoret

Sept. 2011 – Dec. 2013: BSc. Degree in Agricultural Biotechnology, University of Eldoret

Jan. 2004 – Nov. 2005: Higher National Diploma in Applied Biology, Eldoret polytechnic

Jan. 1997 – Nov. 1999: Diploma in Applied Biology, Eldoret Polytechnic

Jan. 1998 – Nov. 1998: Computer Applications, Eldoret Polytechnic

Jan. 1991 – Nov. 1994: Grade B- (minus) (61 points), Pemwai Girls

Jan. 1982 – Dec. 1990: School Grade B, Lelgut Primary School

FIELDS OF SPECIALIZATION

Biological science laboratory technologist/Teaching Plant Breeding and Biotechnology & Plant Pathology – to offer practical skills and knowledge to undergraduate and postgraduate students in the University. To train staff who are under my supervision to gain knowledge and skills in Biological science and related fields of study.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

12th December, 2012: University of Eldoret, Bio-safety seminar                                                                           

17th November, 2010: Egerton University

Workshop on specification writing Anti-corruption perspective to specification writing Defining the dimensions of quality for product/equipment ISO 9001 : 2008 requirements for purchasing Application of the process Approach to procurement Drawing specifications.

2nd December, 2009: Egerton University

Workshop on specification writing Anti-corruption perspective to specification writing Defining the dimensions of quality for product/equipment ISO 9001 : 2008 requirements for purchasing Application of the process Approach to procurement Drawing specifications.

WORK EXPERIENCE

August 2017 – 2021 (to date): Principal technologist II –Egerton University

March 2012 –August 2017: Senior Laboratory technologist I – Egerton University

Oct. 2008 – march 2012: Senior Laboratory technologist II – Egerton University

Jan. 2000 – Dec. 2006: Laboratory technologist (Moi University – Chepkoilel campus, Biological Science Dept.)

KEY PROJECTS
  1. Morphological and Molecular Characterization of Common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) Varieties for Resistance to Anthracnose (Colletotrichum lindemuthianum) in Western Kenya.
  2. Evaluation of Commercial Varieties of Common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) for Resistance to Bean fly (Ophiomyia spp.) in Kenya
RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Plant Breeding and Biotechnology
  • Plant pathology
  • food security in Kenya
LIST OF PUBLICATIONS
  1. Gaudencia J. Kiptoo1, Miriam G. Kinyua, Lexa G. Matasyoh, and Oliver K. Kiplagat. Morphological traits associated with anthracnose (Colletotrichum lindemuthianum) resistance in selected common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) genotypes. Vol. 14(2), pp. 45-56, February 2020. DOI: 10.5897/AJPS2019.1909. Article Number: 570769862755
  2. Gaudencia J. Kiptoo, Miriam G. Kinyua, Oliver K. Kiplagat, Lexa G. Matasyoh. Incidence and severity of anthracnose (colletotrichum lindemuthianum) on selected common bean (phaseolus vulgaris l.) genotypes. AJAR: https://escipub.com/american-journal-of-agricultural-research/Gaudencia J. Kiptoo et al., AJAR, 2020
  3. Gaudencia J. Kiptoo*, Miriam G. Kinyua, Oliver K. Kiplagat. Evaluation of Commercial Varieties of Common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) for Resistance to Bean fly (Ophiomyia spp.) in Kenya International Journal of Agronomy and Agricultural Research (IJAAR) ISSN: 2223-7054 (Print) 2225-3610 (Online) http://www.innspub.net Vol. 14, No. 3, p. 9-13, 2019
  4. Jared Ngurwe, Fredrick M E Wanjala, Dennis M W Ochieno, Gaudencia J. Kiptoo. Efficacy of onion (Allium cepa) extracts on the black bean aphis (Aphis fabae) and red spider mite (T. evansi) on black nightshade (S. nigrum) cultivars when planted with different manure regimes. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies 2019; 7(2): 801-806. E-ISSN: 2320-7078 P-ISSN: 2349-6800 www.entomoljournal.com
  5. Jared Ngurwe, Fredrick M E Wanjala, Dennis M W Ochieno, Gaudencia J.Kiptoo Infestation and damage of black nightshade (Solanum nigrum) by black bean aphid (Aphis fabae) and red spider mite (Tetranychus evansi). International Journal of Agronomy and Agricultural Research (IJAAR). ISSN: 2223-7054 (Print) 2225-3610 (Online) http://www.innspub.net Vol. 13, No. 5, p. 79-88, 2018
  6. G. J. Kiptoo, E. E. Arunga and S. K. Kimno Evaluation of French Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) Varieties for Resistance to Anthracnose 27(4): 1-7, 2018; Article no.JEAI.26326 ISSN: 2457-0591 (Past name: American Journal of Experimental Agriculture, Past ISSN: 2231-0606) DOI: 10.9734/JEAI/2018/26326
  7. G. J. Kiptoo, M. Kinyua, O. Kiplagat, F. M. E. Wanjala, J. J. Kiptoo, J. J. Cheboi, S. K. Kimno1, G. Rotich and J. K. Ngurwe (2016). Evaluation of Common Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) Varieties for Resistance to Bean Stem Maggot (Ophiomyia spp.) in Kenya. American Journal of Experimental Agriculture 12(3): 1-7 DOI: 10.9734/AJEA/2016/24915
  8. Juliana J. Cheboi, Mirriam G. Kinyua, Paul K. Kimurto, Oliver K. Kiplagat, Bernard K. Towett, Stella C. Kirui, Gaudencia J. Kiptoo, N. V. P. R Gangarao (2016). Yield potential and adaptability of medium duration Pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan L. Millsp.) genotypes in dry parts of North Rift Valley, Kenya. International Journal of Agronomy and Agricultural Research, 9(2): 47-56. http://www.innspub.net
CONFERENCES & INVITED PRESENTATIONS

12TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE PARTICIPATION – University of Eldoret

12th International Conference from 28th to 30th March, 2018.

Kiptoo, G. J., Kinyua M. G., and Kiplagat O. K.: Incidence and severity of anthracnose (Colletotrichum lindemuthianum) on selected common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) genotypes in Western Kenya

The 4th International Interdisciplinary Conference (4IIC 2017)

Kiptoo, G. J., Kinyua M. G., and Kiplagat O. K. -  “Internationalization of Higher Education for Sustainable Development (IHESD)” Evaluation of phenolic content of commercial varieties of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) in response to bean fly (Ophiomyia spp.) infestation

11th Egerton University International Conference and Innovation

Kiptoo G.J , Kinyua M. G , Kiplagat O. K , Wanjala, F. M. E

University of Eldoret 1st Interdisciplinary Conference

18 – 19TH  June 2015 – University of Eldoret research

Kiptoo G.J , Kinyua M. G , Kiplagat O. K , Wanjala, F. M. E: Evaluation of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) varieties for resistance to bean fly (Ophiomyiaspp.) in Kenya...27

TEACHING AREAS

Undergraduate units

  • Zool 431 - Endocrinology
  • Zool 102 – Higher Invertebrates
  • Zool 104 – General Zoology
  • Zool 230 – Vertebrate anatomy and Physiology
OTHER SOCIETIES
  1. Pesticidal Plant Technologies Network (PEPTEN)
  2. Board of Management Kimumu Secondary School, ELDORET (BOM).
  3. Secretary to the Departmental Committee developing the Curriculum for Diploma in Applied Biology
REFEREES

1. Dr. P. K. Bett – Egerton University P.O Box 536-20115, Biological Science Department.

2. Dr. C. I. Maina - Egerton University P.O Box 536-20115, Biological Science Department.

3. Mr. Jeremiah Osumo – Egerton University   P.O Box 536-20115, Biological Science Department.

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