Log In

Dominic Were Makawiti Edit Profile

Biochemistry educator

Dominic Were Makawiti, Kenyan biochemistry educator. Recipient scholarship to study for diploma in education Government of Kenya, 1973, scholarship to study for Bachelor of Science Government of Kenya, 1976, scholarship to study for Doctor of Philosophy World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, 1980. Member Kenya National Academy of Sciences, New York Academy of Sciences, The Bio-chemical Society, Bio-chemical Society of Kenya.

Background

Makawiti, Dominic Were was born on August 4, 1955 in Kisumu, Nyanza, Kenya. Son of Paul Awiti Odongo and Sulema Owuor (Akongo) Awiti.

Education

Diploma in Education, Kenya Science Teachers College, Nairobi, 1976. Bachelor of Science, University Nairobi, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, Kings College, University London, 1984.

Career

Research officer Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, 1984-1985. Lecturer University Nairobi, 1985-1989, senior lecturer, 1989-1992, associate professor, since 1992, head biochemistry department, since 1992, chair reproductive biology unit, 1989-1993.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Kenya National Academy of Sciences, New York Academy of Sciences, The Bio-chemical Society, Bio-chemical Society of Kenya.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Current affairs, soccer, chess.

Connections

Married Beatrice Christine Nyanjom, November 1, 1985. 1 child, Jasper Makawiti.

father:
Paul Awiti Odongo Awiti

mother:
Sulema Owuor (Akongo) Awiti

spouse:
Beatrice Christine Nyanjom

child:
Jasper Makawiti