Prof. Kenneth Mavuti of SBS Appointed Deputy Principal Machakos University College
Prof.Kenneth Mavuti of School of Biological Sciences was recently appointed as the Deputy Principal A&F for Machakos University College. He holds a BSc (honors) in Zoology from the University of Nairobi, post-graduate Certificate in Limnology from the University of Vienna, Austria, MSc in aquatic ecology and PhD in hydrobiology and fisheries from the University of Nairobi.The school congratulates and wishes Prof. Mavuti success in this new appointment.
Prof. Kenneth Mavuti
Joint Research Project with Tea Research Foundation
Prof. EL-Sayaed El-Banhawy has recently signed a research project contract with the Tea Research Foundation of Kenya to develop a strategy of tea pest management utilising the predacious phytoseiid mites.The project shall last for three years and will be financed by the National Commission for Science,Technology and Innovation and Tea Research Foundation.
Activities will include:
Prof. El-Sayed El-Banhawy
School of Biological Sciences
School of Biological Sciences Postgraduate committee (PSC) announced the annual post graduate (M.Sc. and PhD) student
seminar dates as 14th - 16th July 2014. During the seminar the students are expected to present progress of their on going research.
School of Biological Sciences has been under the leadership of Dr. Elijah Akunda for the last six years. During Dr. Akunda’s tenure, many changes were made on the school’s academic programmes. Important among these was the revision of both undergraduate and post graduate programs. The revisions were made to meet the market demands. His term came to an end on 25th May, 2014 and he handed over to the new director, Prof. Paul Ndegwa on 27th of May, 2014.
School of Biological Sciences (Seminar Room)
SEMINAR ANNOUNCEMENT - SCHOOL OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
PhD (Entomology) Research Proposal Seminar
Title: Ecology of immature stages of the dengue vector Aedes aegypti in rural and urban sites of the southern coast of Kenya
Presenter: Ngugi Harun Njenga
Venue: School of Biological Sciences (Seminar Room)
Mitsubishi Corporation Manager, Mr. Masatoshi Wada, Dr. Gichaba and Dr. Akunda, Director School of Biological Sciences, plant a tree during Regeneration of Tropical Forest 2014 (L-R)