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Silk Farming (Sericulture) at University of Nairobi, Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology - A collaborative research project

The University of Nairobi through the Directorate of University Advancement and Institutional Development, has partnered with Silk Origin Ltd. in the establishment of a Sericulture Center of Excellence. The Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University of Nairobi, through the leadership of Dr. Marianne Mureithi will speared microbiology research project using silk worm products to understand their effects on microbes.  

Dr. Moses Masika and Dr. Marianne Mureithi attend Stakeholders Workshop organized by Fleming Country Grant

Dr. Moses Masika and Dr. Marianne Mureithi are among researchers who attended Stakeholders workshop held on 19th March 2021 to review Clinician Handbook and AMU national strategy document. The workshop was organized by the Fleming Country Grant; a £265 million UK aid programme supporting up to 24 countries across Africa and Asia to tackle antimicrobial resistance.

Musyoki emerges best in poster presentation at researchers’ symposium

Moses Victor Musyoki has been described as a researcher in the making.

He joined the University of Nairobi, Department of Medical Microbiology as a technologist in 2015 scaling the career ladder to attain MSc degree in Medical Microbiology from the same institution. Through mentorship and supervision from senior researchers in the department, he has shown keen interest in academics and research with key focus on Infectious diseases including Medical Mycology.