Peter Kiplang’at Koech

Peter Kiplang'at Koech

Lecturer

Email:pkoech@chuka.ac.ke

Faculty of Science, Engineering & Technology

Department of Biological Sciences

Biography

Teaching

Outputs

Research/PhD

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION
Lecturer of Animal Physiology and Cellular Biology

WORK EXPERIENCE
Jan 2013-Date: Assistant Lecturer
Sept 2007-Dec 2012: Biology Teacher

EDUCATION
Sept 2018-Date: Eotvos Lorand University, PhD (Biology), ongoing
2005-2008: Master of Science (Zoology), Physiology and Cellular Biology, University of Nairobi
1998-2004: Bachelor of Education (Science), Egerton University

KEY RESEARCH PROJECTS
2018-date: Nervous system effects of plant lignan compounds
2005-2008: Comparative study of mosquito repellent activities of Ocimum basilicum, Azadirachta indica, Eucalyptus citriodora and Chrysanthemum cinerariefolium extracts and their synergistic effects

SCHOLARLY PUBLICATIONS
1. Kiplang’at, P.K. & Mwangi, R.W. 2013. Repellent activities of Ocimum basilicum, Azadirachta indica and Eucalytus citriodora extracts on rabbit skin against Aedes aegypti. Journal of Entomology and Zoology studies, 1(5):84-91.
2. Kiplang’at, P.K. & Mwangi, R.W. 2014. Synergistic repellent activity of plant essential oils against Aedes aegypti on rabbit skin. International Journal of Mosquito Research, 1(4):55-59.
3. Kiplang’at, P.K. 2016. Repellent and feeding deterrent activity of a natural formulation from plant extracts on rabbit and human skin against Aedes aegypti. International Journal of Mosquito Research, 3(4):6-10
4. Koech, P.K. 2018. Knockdown effect of sweet basil (Ocimum basilicum) essential oil and a mixed formulation on Aedes aegypti adults. International Journal of Entomology Research, 3(1): 82-85.

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Nervous system effects of plant lignan compounds
Hypoglycemic activities of ethno-medicinal plant extracts

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