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physiology professor

Geoffrey Moriaso Maloiy, Kenyan physiology professor. Achievements include research in comparative and integrative animal physiology, including water and electrolyte matabolism, enegetics and mechanics of locomotion, ionic and osmotic regulation; research in temperature regulation and metabolism in desert animals.

Background

Maloiy, Geoffrey Moriaso was born on August 10, 1939 in Nairobi, Kenya. Son of Rokoi and Keis Maloiy.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University British Columbia, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, University British Columbia, 1968. Doctor of Science (honorary), University Duke, North Carolina, 1982.

Doctor of Science (honorary), University Aberdeen, Scotland, 1985.

Career

Professor physiology University Nairobi, since 1975, dean faculty veterinary medicine, 1976—1980, principal College Agriculture & Veterinary Science, 1983—1988. Visiting science professor Institute Animal Physiology, Cambridge, 1971. Senior fulbright fellow, Harvard, 75.

Visiting Alexander Agassiz professor biology, Harvard, 79. Visiting professor Max Planck Institute Institute, Gotingen, 1978, Tel Aviv University, 1978, Duke University, 1990—1991. Research associate Museum Comparative Zoology, Harvard, 1990—1991.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in comparative and integrative animal physiology, including water and electrolyte matabolism, enegetics and mechanics of locomotion, ionic and osmotic regulation. Research in temperature regulation and metabolism in desert animals.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Author: Comparative Physiology of Desert Animals, 1972, Comparative Physiology of Osmoregulation in Animals, 1979, The Biology of Large African Mammals in Their Environment, 1989, The Hyrax, 1992, Massai Proverbs and Riddles, 2009.

Membership

Senior elder Massai Community, Nairobi, since 2000. Lecturer University California, Davis, 1985. Fellow: Norwegian Academy of Sciences and Letters, African Academy Sciences.

Connections

Married Josphine Maloiy, April 20, 1975. Children: Lemayian, Lanoi, Kapamet.

father:
Rokoi Maloiy

mother:
Keis Maloiy

spouse:
Josphine Maloiy

child:
Lemayian Maloiy

child:
Lanoi Maloiy

child:
Kapamet Maloiy