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immunoparasitologist , researcher

Joseph Okao Olobo, Kenyan immunoparasitologist, researcher. Rockefeller Foundation research and training grantee, 1987-1990; World Health Organization research and training grantee, since 1990. Fellow Royal Society Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; member American Association for the Advancement of Science, New York Academy of Sciences, International Society Chemotherapy (advisory board).

Background

Olobo, Joseph Okao was born on January 19, 1949 in Lira, Lango, Uganda. Son of Cyprian and Clare (Amongi) Olobo.

Education

Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine, University Nairobi, Kenya, 1975. Master of Science, University Nairobi, Kenya, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, University Nairobi, Kenya, 1986.

Career

Visiting research fellow, Walter and Eliza Hall, Australia, 1979-1980; research fellow, International Center Insect Physiology and Ecology, Kenya, 1978-1979; science officer, International Center Insect Physiology and Ecology, Kenya, 1980-1982; research fellow, International Laboratory for Research on Animal Disease, Kenya, 1982-1986; senior research scientist, Institute Primate Research, Kenya, 1987-1992; principal research scientist, Institute Primate Research, Kenya, since 1992.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor more than 30 articles to international journals.

Membership

Fellow Royal Society Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, New York Academy of Sciences, International Society Chemotherapy (advisory board).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: jogging, lawn tennis, world politics, squash.

Connections

Married Mary Amongi; children: Daniel, Patrick, Andrew, Jael Olga.

father:
Cyprian Olobo

mother:
Clare (Amongi) Olobo

spouse:
Mary Amongi

child:
Andrew Olobo

child:
Daniel Olobo

child:
Patrick Olobo

child:
Jael Olga Olobo