Dr. Wilton Mwema Mbinda

Personal Information

Name:                       Wilton Mwema Mbinda
Current Address:     P.O Box 195-80108
                                  Kilifi, KENYA
Cell Phone:              0722723950
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 Academic Qualification

2011 - 2014:              Kenyatta University
                                  Doctor of Philosophy (Biotechnology)
                                  Research title: Enhancement of Drought Tolerance in 
                                  Sweetpotato by Expressing XvAld1 and XvSap1 Genes Isolated 
                                   from Xerophyta viscosa.


2006 - 2010:              Kenyatta University
                                  Master of Science (Biotechnology)
                                  Research title: Transcriptional profiling of sorghum midge 
                                  defence responses in sorghum using cDNA-AFLP


1995 - 1999:             Kenyatta University
                                 Bachelor of Science (Biochemistry and Chemistry)
                                 Second Class Honours, Upper Division


1990 - 1993:            Kwale High School
                                Kenya Certificate of Secondary School Education
                                Mean Grade B+ (Plus) 

 Professional Courses

March-October, 2016:               University of Cologne/DAAD
                                                  Proposal Writing for Research Grants


January 2016:                           Karatina University
                                                  A 3-day Training Workshop on Pedagogy 


January-February 2011:            Government Training Institute, Baringo
                                                  Senior Management Course


December 2010:                       KGroup Consultants
                                                  A 3-day Cluster Facilitators Workshop


October 2010:                           Japan International Cooperation Agency
                                                  Community Small and Medium Enterprise Development and 
                                                  Promotion for African Countries


December 2010:                       Ecorys Research and Consulting (Netherlands)
                                                  Cluster Development Workshop


September, 2008-May, 2009:    Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
                                                  Organism Biology


September-December, 2008:    Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
                                                  Genetic Engineering