Zone Archive

There’s links here to all the scientists in all the zones we’ve run since 2014.

Each column can be reordered (click on the title). Or you can always use CTRL-F to search for a particular scientist, topic or zone.

Name About me and my work Zone name Date
Dorcas Kamuya I like to seek different views about what the right thing to do is (i.e ethics of conducting research) Health Zone September 2014
James Otieno Genetic and evolutionary diversity of viruses. Health Zone September 2014
Melissa Kapulu I am very passionate about science and what I do. And this has landed me in Kilifi where I am part of a team trying to determine who in the population is responsible for malaria transmission so that we can identify the target group(s) for malaria control interventions. Health Zone September 2014
Moses Kiti Study of human social interactions to understand how infections spread. Health Zone September 2014
Priscilla Ngotho Looking at two malaria parasite genes Health Zone September 2014
Beatrice Amboko Evaluating the quality of malaria diagnosis and treatment at health facilities in Kenya Blue Zone January 2017
Charles Kamau I support scientists in making the work they do, known to the public. Blue Zone January 2017
George Githinji I use genetic data to tell stories about where the pathogen has been and sometimes what it is capable of. Blue Zone January 2017
Kamal Bhattacharya I’m a PhD in Theoretical Physics, who moved on to Computer Science and then discovered that tech and science can change the world Blue Zone January 2017
Patricia Njuguna I am a doctor looking after children while testing new drugs and vaccines Blue Zone January 2017
Alex Hinga I am a PHD student investigating ethical issues for public health surveillance in Africa Green Zone January 2017
Rita Mudza Interacting with people to get their opinions, values and views to improve our world Green Zone January 2017
Rose Kigathi I am an ecologist interested in how plants respond to their environment. Green Zone January 2017
Steven Adala Getting people interested in our research work, how it benefits them and how they can get involved. Green Zone January 2017
Susan Gachau Green Zone January 2017
Cheryl Andisi I teach Biology at Pwani Univeristy and I would like to understand why some people get very sick with malaria while others dont. Health Zone January 2017
Christina Obiero I am a medical doctor leading an interesting research study that is testing the safety and the body’s immune response to a vaccine that has been developed to prevent people from acquiring diarrhoeal disease in developing countries. Health Zone January 2017
Daniel Mbuthia Health Zone January 2017
George Mochamah I’m Involved in providing treatment to children with sickle cell disease Health Zone January 2017
Ivy Kombe I use mathematics to try and understand how diseases are spreading Health Zone January 2017
Bernerd Fulanda I am a lecturer in marines sciences, fisheries, environment and all that concerns the sea; I love swimming, diving and exploring the sea/ the ocean, and just out of curiosity, try to understand it!! Engineering Zone June 2017
Erick Odero Engineering Zone June 2017
Joseph Olwendo dedicated scientist Engineering Zone June 2017
Kenneth Ronoh I am a researcher and train in the field of science ,technology ,engineering and mathematics – to understand how things work and build new products. Engineering Zone June 2017
Peter Nguhiu I attempt to measure the extent to which people are covered with good quality healthcare Engineering Zone June 2017
Caroline Ogwang I am a medical doctor involved in clinical research. Health Zone June 2017
Derrick Ssewanyana A curious and enthusiastic researcher in Public health with an interest on Adolescent issues Health Zone June 2017
Mark Otiende I am a statistician and I work other scientists in KEMRI to study the health of the population in Kilifi Health Zone June 2017
Marta Maia I am a medical entomologist, that means I am an expert on insects that transmit diseases Health Zone June 2017
Sammy Wambua I am a Molecular Biologist, undertaking PhD research training & teaching in the University. Health Zone June 2017
Byron Bitanihirwe Problem solving research with a focus to alleviate the suffering of disadvantaged people around the world. Yellow Zone June 2017
David Walumbe I am seeking ways of improving services and care provided for drug and alcohol addicts Yellow Zone June 2017
Esther Muthumbi We have a love-hate relationship Yellow Zone June 2017
Henry Karanja I am investigating whether germs known to cause small heads in unborn babies are found in Kilifi and its environs. Yellow Zone June 2017
Jacquie Oliwa My work is to help find solutions to challenges in the health system to ensure quality of care. Yellow Zone June 2017
Evelyn Kabia I do research that focuses on finding ways to make sure that people with low income get good quality and affordable health services. Orange Zone May 2018
Gregory Omondi Orange Zone May 2018
Jacob Kazungu I do health economics research Orange Zone May 2018
Makobu Kimani I specailize in HIV related research. Orange Zone May 2018
Nelson Kibinge Orange Zone May 2018
Alice Kamau Pink Zone May 2018
Koko Mutai Pink Zone May 2018
Paul Ouma Pink Zone May 2018
Silvia Situma My work involves teaching and mentoring students Pink Zone May 2018
Timothy Chege Pink Zone May 2018
Jelili Mustapha Purple Zone May 2018
Noel Joseph I carry out literature review, data management & analysis, coding & programming Purple Zone May 2018
Robinson Oyando Conduct economic evaluations and capacity assessment studies Purple Zone May 2018
Shillah Simiyu I research the on impact of the PCV10 vaccine on pneumonia,meningitis and other pneumococcal diseases, and changes in the physical and genetic composition of the bacteria over time, especially after vaccine introduction. Purple Zone May 2018
Simon Masha I research on sexually transmitted infections, and I also teach at Pwani University Purple Zone May 2018
Ann Kinyua Blue Zone May 2019
David Kirongo Epidemiology and disease control, teaching, instruction and research. Blue Zone May 2019
Doris Nyamwaya Surveillance for infectious viruses, vaccine and therapeutics development Blue Zone May 2019
Grace Kago PhD student. Blue Zone May 2019
Jonathan Abuga My work involves measuring the burden of neurological disability in children living in Kilifi. Blue Zone May 2019
Peter Macharia I conduct spatial analysis and authour maps showing health disparities in space to aid decision and policy making Blue Zone May 2019
Diana Nyabundi Im a PHD student looking for ways to make more effective vaccines Green Zone May 2019
George Makau Green Zone May 2019
George Serem Green Zone May 2019
Loice Ojwang Green Zone May 2019
Mary Kaniu Green Zone May 2019
Munga Mwachiro Ensuring Healthy Workers in Safe Work Environment Green Zone May 2019
Audrey Mumbi I conduct research on the role of retail pharmacies in public health. Blue Zone February 2021
Beatrice Amboko Evaluating the quality of malaria diagnosis and treatment at health facilities in Kenya Blue Zone February 2021
David Collins My research seeks to understand where viruses come from and how they spread from one person to another causing disease, with an aim of developing better strategies to control their spread. Blue Zone February 2021
Ian Oyaro Blue Zone February 2021
Jacob Kazungu I do health economics research Blue Zone February 2021
Mercy Chepkirui Data science Blue Zone February 2021
Alice Kamau Green Zone February 2021
Boniface Oyugi Using knowledge in healthcare and economics to help shape government policies. Green Zone February 2021
George Serem Green Zone February 2021
Jacquie Oliwa My work is to help find solutions to challenges in the health system to ensure quality of care. Green Zone February 2021
Mary Bitta Green Zone February 2021
Peter Macharia I conduct spatial analysis and authour maps showing health disparities in space to aid decision and policy making Green Zone February 2021