Priscilla Kimani

Resume photo

Priscilla Kimani

E-mail : pkimani@kefri.org
Researcher ID : 0000-0002-7695-9387
Designation : Assistant Research Scientist
Expertise : Biotechnology

Journal papers

  1. Daïnou, K., Blanc-Jolivet, C., Degen, B., Kimani, P., Ndiade-Bourobou, D., Donkpegan, A. S.L., Tosso, F., Kaymak, E., Bourland, N., Doucet, J. L. and Hardy, O. J. (2016). Revealing hidden species diversity in closely related species using nuclear SNPs, SSRs and DNA sequences - A case study in the tree genus Milicia. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 16(1): 1–15.

Experience

  • Sep 2015 – Date : Assistant Research Scientist, Biotechnology, Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI), P. O. Box 20412 – 00200 Nairobi, Kenya
  • Feb 2013 – Jan 2014 : Research Assistant, Biotechnology, Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI), P. O. Box 20412 – 00200 Nairobi, Kenya
  • Oct 2010- Jan 2013 : Field Officer and Community Facilitator, Digital opportunity Trust (DOT) - Kenya

Academic Qualification

  • 2017 – Date : Master of Science (MSc) Plant Breeding and Biotechnology, University of Nairobi
  • 2006 – 2010 : Bachelor of Science (BSc) Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology

Other Courses

  • 8th – 10th Dec 2020 : Emergency aid response and fire safety at KEFRI, Nairobi
  • 10th – 12th Dec 2019 : Regional Training Course on Forest Genetic Resources at KEFRI, Nairobi
  • 5th – 9th Aug 2019 : Bamboo Tissue Culture at Growmore Biotech Ltd, India
  • 26th – 28th Feb 2019 : Training in R Software Applications at KEFRI, Nairobi
  • 19th Nov 2018 : Scientific Communication and Publishing at TCC – Africa, University of Nairobi
  • 3rd Oct – 20th Nov 2017 : AuthorAID Research Communication online course
  • 2nd – 3rd Nov 2017 : Demand-Led Plant Breeding at BecA Hub (ILRI), Nairobi
  • 5th May- 3rd Aug 2014 : Genetic analysis for species identification and timber tracking in Africa at Université Libre de Bruxelles (Belgium) and Thünen Institute for Forest Genetics (Germany)
  • 17th – 20th Feb 2014 : Quality assurance in laboratory testing training at KEFRI, Nairobi
  • 25th – 27th Nov 2013 : Analysis of molecular data in African timber species at IRET, Gabon
  • 11th – 17th Mar 2013 : Application of molecular genetic markers for timber tracking in Africa at KEFRI, Nairobi
  • May 2012 – May 2013 : Plant species identification and herbal medicine studies at Thika Herbal Medicine Center, Thika
  • Aug 2005 – Apr 2006 : Level 4 International French Diploma (DELF B2) at Alliance Française, Nairobi