Titus Mutwiri ProfileDAAD PhD programme through ILRI
Titus Mutwiri is an assistant lecturer at Kenya Methodist University, Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences. A Kenya registered Medical Laboratory Technologist. He has a BSc in Microbiology from Kenya Methodist University and a MSc. in Medical Microbiology from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. His MSc. Thesis was on “Genetic Characterization of Echinococcus granulosus strains from humans in the Turkana community in Kenya”. He has interests in molecular epidemiology and project management
Titus is on a funded DAAD PhD programme through ILRI. He is a student at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Institute of Tropical Medicine. His PhD research project focuses on “Cystic Echinococcosis in Western Kenya: Distribution and Genetic Diversity”. This project is housed by the ILRI ZooLinK programme. Titus is working under the supervision of Prof Eric Fèvre.
- Muchiri J M., Ascolillo L., Mugambi M., Mutwiri T., Ward H D., Naumova E N., Egorov A I., Cohen S., Else J G., Griffiths J K. (2009) Seasonality of Cryptosporidium oocyst detection in surface waters of Meru, Kenya as determined by two isolation methods followed by PCR Journal of water and Health 7(1): 67–75
- Mutwiri, J. Magambo, E. Zeyhle, G.M. Mkoji, C. N. Wamae, E. Mulinge, C. Mbae, H. Wassermann, P. Kern and T. Romig (2013) Molecular characterization of Echinococcus granulosus species/strains in human infections in Turkana, Kenya, East African Medical Journal 90 (7): 235-240
- Odero, J. Magambo, E. Zeyhle, H. Kutima, L. Ndahi, F. Njonge, T. Mutwiri, H. Mbaya, C. Mbae, E. Mulinge, D. Kagendo, P. Kern, T. Romig, (2014) The monetary burden of cystic echinococcosis and its distribution based on gender and age in Turkana North District, Kenya. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences 4 (4): 1135-1142
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