Asenath Akinyi Adienge

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Asenath Akinyi Adienge

Assistant Research Scientist
E-mail : aadienge@kefri.org
Researcher ID : 0000-0001-7981-1452
Designation : Assistant Reseach Scientist (Forest Genetics and Tree Improvement)
Expertise : Molecular Biology

Experience

Adminstrative Responsibility

  • 2015-To date: : Assistant Research Scientist (Forest Genetics and Tree Improvement), Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI), P.O Box 20412 – 00200 Nairobi, Kenya
  • 2010-2015 : Research Technologist (Fauna & Flora), Kenya Wildelife Service (KWS), P.O Box 40241 - 00100 Nairobi, Kenya
  • 2004-2005 : Assistant Biotechnologist (Attachment), Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI), P.O Box 20412 – 00200 Nairobi, Kenya

Conferences/Seminars/Workshops

  • July 26th to 28th 2021 : Resource Mobilization- Grant Proposal Writing by Training Centre in Communication (TCC-Africa Team).
  • December 10th to 12th 2019 : Regional Training Course on Forest Genetics Resources organized by KEFRI, Biodiversity Internal and UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology.
  • August 24th to 26th 2016 : First International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management organized by Technical University of Kenya & Moi University.
  • November 30th to December 5th 2015 : Bioinformatics approaches for next generation sequencing analysis by International Centre of Insect Physiology & Ecology.
  • December 8th to 16th 2011 : Regional Training in Integrating Morphology and DNA Barcoding in Species Identification organized by International Centre of Insect Physiology & Ecology, National Museums of Kenya and University of Guelph.
  • November 27th to 29th 2011 : Eight Global Regional Centres of Excellence (RCE-8) organized by United Nation, Nairobi Kenya.
  • February 27th to March 3rd 2011 : Formulation of Bioprospecting Strategy within and Outside Protected Areas in Kenya organized by Kenya Wildlife Service.
  • September 1st to 2nd 2010 : Primate Conservation and climate change implication workshop in Kenya organized by Kenya Wild Life Service and Institute of Primate Research.
  • June 21st to 25th 2010 : Bioprospecting Experts Workshop organized by Kenya Wildlife Service.
  • June 9th to 12th 2010 : Bioprospecting Awareness Workshop by Kenya Wildlife Service.

Qualification

  • 2015- 2021 : Masters of Science in Bioinformatics & Molecular Biology, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture & Technology
  • 2013-2014 : Bachelor of Philosophy in Biotechnology, Technical University of Kenya, First Class Honor
  • 2007-2008 : Higher Diploma in Applied Biology (KNEC), Kenya Polytechnic
  • 2003-2005 :Diploma in Applied Biology (KNEC), Kenya Polytechnic

Proffessional Memberships

  • March 2020-To date : African Phenology Network - Steering Commitee Member