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Truphena Jebet Koech

Truphena Jebet Koech

Senior Laboratory Technologist, Biological Sciences

Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology

Department of Biological Science

Biography

Teaching

Outputs

Research/PhD

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION: Laboratory Technologist
WORK EXPERIENCE
2016 to date: Senior Laboratory Technologist, Chuka University
2014-2016: Laboratory Technologist, University of Kabianga
2010- 2014: Laboratory Technician, Kabianga University College
COMMUNITY SERVICE
Member of Women Peace Link- Supporting women and children affected by violence.
Member of Jumuiya Women Group- involved in HIV/AIDs awareness campaign, reproductive health.
Committee member- Orphan support group
EDUCATION
1. Master of Science (Environmental Biology) Ongoing, Moi University
2. Bachelor of Science (Zoology/Botany), Moi University
3. Higher National Diploma in Applied Biology, KNEC-The Eldoret Polytechnic
4. Diploma in Applied Biology, KNEC- Rift Valley Technical Training Institute

KEY RESEARCH PROJECTS
2009: Assessment of water contamination levels of probable pathogenic bacteria (coliforms) using Escherichia coli in different drinking water sources in Pioneer Estate, Eldoret.
2019: Effects of Forest Degradation on Total Soil Bacteria Count, Soil Physical and Chemical Properties in Mount Kenya Forest Ecosystem

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Environmental Microbiology

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