Medical Laboratory Science
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Box 43844 00-100

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  • Kenyatta University & University Of Kwazulu-Natal Zoom Webinar on Writing research publications & Supervision models, held on Friday, 14 th April 2023, 9.00 hrs-13.20 hrs.
  • Facilitators: Prof Simon B. Khoza & Dr Cedric B. Mpungose (UKZN)
  • Tangaza University TLG in Partnership with KU/DePaul Sustainable Leadership for Organizations Webinar: Planning in uncertain times held on 30th March 2023
  • “Constructive peer review” online training: 2022 Nature Communications Early Career Researcher (ECR) peer review mentoring program held on 15th July, 2022 organized by Nature Communication Journals workshop on the new research information system (KENRIS) and science, Technology and Innovation (STI) mainstreaming held.
  • A virtual on 19th May 2022by the KU Research Support & National Commission for Science Technology and Innovation, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Supporting research and innovation on One Health AMR surveillance" 23-24 March 2022, Online Workshop organized by The Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance (JPIAMR)
  • IPR-KEMRI Symposium ‘The status of Bacteriophage Research in Kenya’ held on March 21, 2022 at Ole Sereni Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Implementation Research Methodology and Applications Training Workshop organized by African Population and Health Research Center on February 7-11, 2022 at Kabira, County Club, Kampala, Uganda.
  • Stakeholders workshop for Development of Medical laboratory Science Curriculum Development organized by Kabarak University Guest House, Nakuru, Kenya on 30th November to 3rd December 2021.
  • Capacity Building Webinar on Green Economy and Sustainability. Organized by The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on 28th October 2021.
  • Online Workshop on Commercialization of Research. Organized by Internalization and Transfer and Director of Africa Institute and Centre for Research on Service Science (CROSS0, Neu-Ulm University of Applied Sciences, 13th to 14th July 2021.
  • Synthetic Biology Stakeholders’ Online Workshop, organized by the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Application (ISAAA) AfriCenter and Partners. Held on March 29th, 2021.
  • Pedagogical Skill Training, organized by the Centre for the Teacher Professional Development and Excellence, Kenyatta University, from 29th September to 2nd October 2020.
  • MLS MSc and Ph.D. curricula Review Workshop held at Kenyatta University Conference Centre, Kenya on 29th and 30th August 2019.
  • Capacity Building Training Workshop on Collaborations and Partnerships, at Kenyatta University Conference Centre, on 17th July 2019.
  • Awareness training on New Learning Management system (LMS) at the Student’s Computer Laboratory, on Tuesday 18th September, 2018
  • Workshop on System Science and Industrial Engineering, at Kenyatta University Central Administration Senate Boardroom, on Friday 14th September, 2018.
  • Second East African Phage Laboratory Training Workshop held at Pwani University in Kilifi, Kenya, held on 24th of June to 7th July 2018, organized by Phages for Global Health Scientific Consultant, Fullbright Specialist Program 383 62nd Street Oakland, CA 94618, USA
  • Awareness Training on ISO 27001, Information Security Management Systems (ISMS), at Business and Students Service Centre (BSSC), on 17th June, 2018.
  • National Research Fund Workshop, Kenyatta University, Nairobi- Kenya- January 2018
  • Key pathogenic Microbiology and Immunology Conference, Beijing, China- May 2016
  • CAS-TWAS Biotechnology Conference, Beijing- June 2015.
  • Innovative Teaching Methodologies and Clinical Mentorship workshop conducted by Kenyatta University in collaboration with University of Maryland School of Medicine-Partnership for Advanced Clinical Education (PACE) project at KUCC from 19th- 23rd August 2013.
  • Training on Innovative Teaching Methodologies and Clinical Mentorship Workshop, organized by Partnership in Advanced Clinical Education (PACE) a joint program of the University of Nairobi and University of Maryland School of Medicine.
  • Teaching Methodology, organized by Centre for Teaching Excellence and Evaluation, Kenyatta University, Kenya, from28th May to 14th November 2013.
  • ‘Publishing Scientific Research’ seminar by Springer conducted at Kenyatta University Conference Centre- 30th May 2013.
  • Germany Academic Service (DAAD) Ph.D. Proposal Writing Workshop, Kenya, 28th February, 2013
  • Postgraduate Seminar, Graduate School, Kenyatta University, Kenya- 9th June 2011
  • ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Systems (QMS) Awareness training, Kenyatta University, Kenya, March 2011
  • 18th Institute of Primate Research (IPR) International Biomedical Research Conference, Nairobi, Kenya, August, 2010
  • Laboratory Animal Sciences workshop held at the institute of Primate Research (IPR), Nairobi, Kenya- 5th July, 2010
  • Ethics in Ministry, Discipline in service and conducting ministry in Church, Christian foundation fellowship, Nairobi, Kenya, April 2, 2010
  • Data Analysis Conference held at Students’ computer Center, Kenyatta University, Kenya- 26 August-September 2009


  • Maina, J.W, Frank Gekara Onyambu, Peter Shikuku Kibet & A. M. Musyoki Multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacterial infections and associated factors in a Kenyan intensive care unit: a cross-sectional study, BMC Ann Clin. Microbiol Antimicrob (2023) 22:85. https://ann-clinmicrob.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12941-023-00636-5
  • Mutua, J.M., Musyoki, A.M &. Njeru, J.M. High Rate of Multidrug Resistant Bacterial Infections in Critically Ill Covid-19 Patients Admitted at The Peak of Pandemic in A National Referral Hospital, Kenya. International Journal of Infectious Diseases Volume 130, Supplement 2, May 2023, Page S25
  • Mutua, J.M., Njeru, J.M. & Musyoki, A.M. Multidrug resistant bacterial infections in severely ill COVID-19 patients admitted in a national referral and teaching hospital, Kenya. BMC Infect Dis 22, 877 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12879-022-07885-3
  • Nganga M. W, Musyoki A. M., Menza N. C., Bundi S.,  Kiarie J. and Mbugua M. Piloting of locally developed dried tube specimen panels for Xpert®MTB/RIF assay proficiency testing in Nairobi, Kenya. East African Medical Journal Vol. 99 No. 1 January 2022. eISSN: 0012-835X.
  • Ali Nor BS, Menza NC, Musyoki AM. Multidrug-Resistant Shigellosis among Children Aged below Five Years with Diarrhea at Banadir Hospital in Mogadishu, Somalia. Candian J Infect Dis Med Microbiol. 2021 Jun 8; 2021:6630272. doi: 10.1155/2021/6630272. PMID: 34211618; PMCID: PMC8208871.
  • Musa A.A., Muturi M.W., Musyoki A.M., Ouso D.O., Oundo J.W., Makhulu E.E., Wambua L., Villinger J., Jeneby M.M. Arboviruses and Blood Meal Sources in Zoophilic Mosquitoes at Human-Wildlife Interfaces in Kenya. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2020 Jun;20(6):444-453.doi: 10.1089/vbz.2019.2563. Epub 2020 Mar 5.
  • Musyoki A., Zhongyu S., Chunling X., Guangwen L., Jianxun Q., Feng G., Beiwen Z., Qiangmin Z., Yan L., Joel H., Cuihua L., Jinghua Y., Yi S. & George G. Structural and functional analysis of an anchorless fibronectin-binding protein FBPS from Gram-positive bacterium Streptococcus suis. Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences, United States 2016 November, 113 (48) 13869-13874. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1608406113
  • Lianpan D., Jian S., Xishan Lu, Yong-Qiang D., Musyoki A., Huijun C., Yanfang Z., Yuan Y., Hao S., Joel H., Haixia X., Jinghua Y., Yi S. Cheng-Feng Q., Jianxun Q., & George G. Structures of the Zika Virus Envelope Protein and Its Complex with a Flavivirus Broadly Protective Antibody, Cell Host & Microbe (2016), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chom.2016.04.013.
  • Ruchao P., Tengfei Z., Babayemi O., Musyoki A., Yingzi C., Yi S., Peiyi W.&, George G. In vitro assembly of Ebola virus nucleocapsid-like complex expressed in coli; Protein Cell (2016) DOI 10.1007/s13238-016-0314-1
  • Musyoki A. & Mbaruk S. An Investigation into the Bacteriological Quality of Dandora Sewage Treatment Plant and the Receiving Waters of Nairobi and Athi Rivers, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing (21 Nov. 2015). ISBN-10: 365980245X, ISBN-13: 978-3659802454
  • Musyoki A., Mbaruk S., Mbithi J. & Maingi J. Diurnal and seasonal variations of pathogenic bacteria in Dandora Sewage Treatment Plant wastewater, Nairobi, Kenya. Journal of Research in Environmental Science and Toxicology (2013) (ISSN: 2315-5698) Vol. 2(2) pp. 36-41.
  • Musyoki A., Mbaruk S., Mbithi, J., & Maingi J. Water-Borne Bacterial Pathogens in Surface Waters of Nairobi River and Health Implication to Communities Downstream Athi River. International Journal of Life Science and Pharma Research (2013), 3, 4-10.
  • Musyoki A. The bacteriologic quality of Dandora sewage treatment plant and the receiving waters of Nairobi and Athi Rivers. Master’s thesis, Kenyatta University Institutional Repository (2012) http://irku.ac.ke/handle/123456789/436/browse?value =Musyoki%2C+Abednego+Moki&type=author.


  • Mutua J.M., Mwaniki J.N., & Musyoki A.M. Extended-spectrum β-lactamase- producing gram-negative bacterial infections in severely ill COVID-19 patients admitted in a national referral hospital, Kenya. Submitted to BMC Annals of Clinical Microbiology, April 2023.
  • Maina A.K., Maingi J, Mutuma C.K. & Musyoki A.M. Asymptomatic faecal carriage and risk factors of carbapenemase-producing Gram-negative bacteria resistant to third-generation cephalosporins in hospitalized and non-hospitalized patients, Kenya. Submitted to International Journal of Infectious Diseases Regions, August, 2023
  • Kipsang F, Menza N., Mutua J.M. & Musyoki A.M. Carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii infections: Antimicrobial resistance patterns and risk factors for acquisition in intensive care unit. Heliyon, August 2023
  • Maina, J.W., Mutua J.M. & Musyoki A.M. Carbapenem- resistant Gram-negative bacteria: Epidemiology, antimicrobial resistance patterns, and risk factors for acquisition and mortality in intensive care unit, Journal of Infections, September, 2023.
  • Mutuma C.K., Maina A.K., Maingi J. & Musyoki A.M. Asymptomatic gastrointestinal carriage of multidrug-resistant carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae among children under-five years in a Kenyan hospital, submitted to International Journal of Infectious Diseases Regions, June, 2023.


  • Member, School Board of Undergraduate Studies and Curriculum Review Committee, School of Health Sciences, Kenyatta University, from 3rd January, 2023.
  • Departmental Examinations Coordinator Department of Medical Laboratory Science, School of Medicine, Kenyatta University, from 1st April 2021 to 9th April 2023.
  • Chairman, Departmental Marks Verification Committee, Department of Medical Laboratory Science, School of Medicine, Kenyatta University, from November 2016 to 9th April 2023.
  • Member, Departmental ISO Quality Committee, Department of Medical Laboratory Science, School of Medicine, Kenyatta University, from November 2016 to date
  • Member, Kenya Medical Laboratory Science Technicians and Technologists Board, 2018 to date
  • Member, American Journal of Microbiology
  • Acting Chairman, Department of Medical Laboratory Science, from 18th to 31st March 2021 and 1th April to 4th May 2021.
  • Departmental Examinations Coordinator, Department of Medical Laboratory Science, School of Medicine, Kenyatta University- September, 2016 to-November 2020.
  • Chairman, Departmental Program Development committee, from 28th September 2020 to May, 2021
  • Departmental IPR Representative, Department of Medical Laboratory Science, School of Medicine, Kenyatta University- September, 2016 to 2020
  • Departmental Innovation Champion, Department of Medical Laboratory Science, School of Medicine, Kenyatta University- September 2016 to 2020
  • Member, Departmental Risk Register Committee, Department of Medical Laboratory Science, School of Medicine, Kenyatta University, 19th February, 2019 to September, 2020.
  • Acting Chairman, Department of Medical Laboratory Science, from August 13th to Septemberb24th
  • Member, American Society of Microbiology (ASM) 2017 to date
  • Member, Kenyatta University Christian Union (KUCU), 2004-2007
  • Member, Uttermost Evangelistic Team (UET), 2004-2007
  • Patron, Kenya School of Medical Science and Technology (KSMST) Christian Union - May 2008 to August 2009


  • Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Novel Research in Life Sciences, https://www.noveltyjournals.com/editorial.html. From May, 2022 to date.
  • Board of Management, Masimba Mixed Secondary School, Kitui, from June, 2022 to date
  • Chairman, Academic Standards Subcommettee, Board of Management of Masimba Mixed Secondary School, Kitui, from March, 2023 to date


  • Nature Communication
  • Asian Journal of Research in Biochemistry
  • Journal of Advances in Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences