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Jedida Kongoro

Country of origin: Kenya General field of specialization: Biological Systems and Organisms
Academic Background


2019 Biological Systems and Organisms
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Biological Systems and Organisms

Interaction of tsetse midgut-secreted biomolecules and trypanosomes, their effect on the vector susceptibility and competence in parasite transmission. Work so far has been on effects of trypsins and lectins on tsetse susceptibility and similarstudies are planned on the effects of similar molecules and Plasmodium.


Biochemical Society of Kenya (BSK)
Society of Cell and Developmental Biology, Kenya
Entomological Society of Kenya (ESK)
African Biotechnology Stakeholders Forum (ABSF)