Maryrose KithinjiCountry of origin: Kenya Currently in: Kenya, Rongo General field of specialization: Agricultural Sciences
Degrees2012 Master Agricultural Sciences2008 Undergraduate Other
Current Research Activities
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 professionCurrent professional activities type:ResearchTeachingOtherI 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 Attended2010-2011 Bangor University, United Kingdom Molecular marker technology for plant analysis and breeding- training2010 Golf hotel kakamega Client oriented breeding workshop2012 Kenyatta university Participatory plant breeding workshop2012 Mt. Zion Hotel, Kampala uganda Scientific Writing Course workshop2013 Kenlon hotel, Kampala Statistics course Workshop2020 Biosciences eastern and central Africa - International Livestock Research Institute (BecA- ILRI hub) Oxford Nanopore training Workshop2019 Biosciences eastern and central Africa - International Livestock Research Institute (BecA- ILRI hub) Vector and Virus Diagnostic Course
AffiliationsCONNECTED (Community Network for African Vector-Borne Plant Viruses)