Name: Susan Musembi

Title/Qualification: B.Sc ., M. Sc., PhD

Department: Biochemistry, Microbiology & Biotechnology

Designation/Position: Lecturer and Forensic Science Programme Coordinator

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Contact Address: Kenyatta University | Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology &  Biotechnology | P. O. Box 43844-0100 Nairobi, Kenya I Tel.: +254-20-8703711

Area of Specialization: Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, Parasitology, Immunology

Research Interests: Parasite Immunology, Vaccines & Diagnostics

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  • Justin Nyasinga, Cecilia Kyany’a, Raphael Okoth, Valerie Oundo, Daniel Matano, Simon Wacira, Willie San, Susan Musembi, and Lillian Musila (2019). A six-member SNP assay on the iPlex MassARRAY platform provides a rapid and affordable alternative for typing major African Staphylococcus aureus types. Access Microbiology Vol 1, Issue 3
  • Musembi S. (2012). Immunological assays relevant to definition of bovine Theileria parva-specific cytotoxic CD8+ T cell responses. PhD thesis. Brunel University
  • Musembi, S., Janoo, R., Sohanpal, B., Ochanda, H., ole-MoiYoi, O., Bishop, R. and Nene, V. (2000) Screening for Theileria parva secretory gene products by functional analysis in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology 109:81-87
  • Musembi S. (2000). The ability of Theileria parva secretion signal sequences to restore secretion of the invertase enzyme by Saccharomyces cerevisiae. MSc thesis. University of Nairobi

Conferences/Workshops/Seminars Attended

  • Building African Entrepreneurial Universities in the Context of Responsible Innovations and Sustainable Development. (2021) Facilitator: The African Institute for Economic Development and Planning - ECA in collaboration with Turku University
  • Patent Drafting (2019). Facilitator: Kenya Industrial Property Institute
  • Faculty Member (Trainer) 7th African Flow Cytometry Workshop held on 11-15 September, 2018 Cape Town HVTN Immunology Laboratory; Expert trainer for flow cytometry technique as a high through put diagnostic tool for use in vaccine trials.
  • Applied Entrepreneurship Education. Train The Trainer Programme (2017). Facilitator: Neu-Ulm University of Applied Sciences - Germany