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Immunologist , Molecular biologist

John Njenga Waitumbi, molecular biologist, immunologist. Certified Kenya Veterinary Board, 1981; Achievements include research in pathogenesis of malarial anemia, bench assays evaluating efficacy of candidate malaria vaccine antigens. Recipient Bruce Treharne Wellde award, Walter Reed Institute Army Research, 2002; grantee, Ellison Research Medical Foundation, 2004-2007; Goldemeir fellow, Hebrew University, 1995-1998.

Background

Waitumbi, John Njenga Son of Richard Stanley Njenga and Eunice Wangui Njoya.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Nairobi University, Kenya, 1992. M Veterinary Medicine, Glasgow Veterinary School, Scotland, 1985.

Career

Senior fellow National Research Council, United States Army Medical Research Unit, Kenya, 1998—2001. Senior scientist United States Army Medical Research Unit, Kenya, 2001—2002, laboratory director and senior scientist Kenya, since 2003. Member European and Developing Countries Clinical Trial Partnership, 2003—2005.

Consultant in field.

Achievements

  • Certified Kenya Veterinary Board, 1981. Achievements include research in pathogenesis of malarial anemia, bench assays evaluating efficacy of candidate malaria vaccine antigens.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of American Society Microbiology.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, gardening.

Connections

Married Judith Njoki Waitumbi, December 24, 1989. Children: Richard, Sylvie.

father:
Richard Stanley Njenga

mother:
Eunice Wangui Njoya

spouse:
Judith Njoki Waitumbi

child:
Richard Waitumbi

child:
Sylvie Waitumbi