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Maryrose Kithinji

Country of origin: Kenya Currently in: Kenya, Rongo General field of specialization: Agricultural Sciences
Academic Background

Degrees

2012 Master Agricultural Sciences
2008 Undergraduate Other
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Agricultural Sciences

Testing potato genotypes that are resistant to Potato virus Y and mature earlier than the local potato cultivars in Kenya, in efforts to increase food security , economically empower women from sale of cultivars grown in a wider scope of agro- ecological zone and combat changes in climate that we are experiencing as a country.

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Research
Teaching
Other
I am an assistant lecturer in Rongo university, Kenya involved in teaching, research and mentoring female students to be greater scientists of tomorrow

Workshop and Conference Attended

2010-2011 Bangor University, United Kingdom Molecular marker technology for plant analysis and breeding- training
2010 Golf hotel kakamega Client oriented breeding workshop
2012 Kenyatta university Participatory plant breeding workshop
2012 Mt. Zion Hotel, Kampala uganda Scientific Writing Course workshop
2013 Kenlon hotel, Kampala Statistics course Workshop
2020 Biosciences eastern and central Africa - International Livestock Research Institute (BecA- ILRI hub) Oxford Nanopore training Workshop
2019 Biosciences eastern and central Africa - International Livestock Research Institute (BecA- ILRI hub) Vector and Virus Diagnostic Course

Affiliations

CONNECTED (Community Network for African Vector-Borne Plant Viruses)

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