Medical microbiology

PhD Scholarship in Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases at the University of Nairobi

The University of Nairobi, in collaboration with the University of Manitoba, is proud to announce a fully funded prestigious PhD scholarship in Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. This unique opportunity is part of an ongoing effort to foster research excellence and international collaboration in critical health sciences.

University of Nairobi 70th Graduation Ceremony

The 70th University of Nairobi Graduation Ceremony was held on Friday 15th December, 2023 starting at 7:00AM with over 5,700 students graduating. Among those graduations, the Department of Medical Microbiology would like to congratulate the following students:

1. Dr. Kenneth Omollo for his PhD in Medical Microbiology where his research centered around the impact of hormonal contraception on peripheral and muscosal immunity. 

Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Timothy M'Barine, Micropath Laboratory Lead

With deep sorrow, we share the news of the passing of our esteemed colleague and friend, Timothy M'Barine, the Micropath Laboratory Lead at the Faculty of Health Sciences. Timothy departed from us on Wednesday, 24th May 2023, leaving an indelible mark on scientific research and an inspiring legacy.

A Luminary in the Field of Microbiology

SOP Writing Workshop For Zoonotic Diseases

As part of laboratory capacity building efforts, members of the Department of Microbiology took part in a successful SOP writing workshop training held at Alba Hotel in Meru County. 

This is one of the key objectives for a research project titled "Building capacity for Zoonotic Diseases Diagnostic in underserved communities in Kajiado and Isiolo County", a partnership between Colorado State University and the University of Nairobi.

Department celebrates outstanding PC performance

It was all smiles as the Department of Microbiology and Immunology celebrated outstanding performance in the University of Nairobi staff awards.

The Department emerged the as the best overall performing unit and best performing teaching department in the performance contracting awards category.