Prof. Dorcas Yole

Prof. Dorcas Yole- The Technical University of Kenya

Prof. Dorcas Yole holds a PhD in Biology from the University of York, United Kingdom. Her field of specialization is Immunology and Parasitology. She is a Professor at the Technical University of Kenya (TU-K). Currently she is the Director of School of Biological and Life Sciences. Previously she was the Director, Campus Outreach Programmes. Prof. Dorcas Yole is an Associate Research Scientist at the Institute of Primate Research. Before joining TU-K, she was a Senior Research Scientist at Institute of Primate Research (IPR), a biomedical research centre, where she served as the Chair of Parasitology Department and also Chair of the Institutional Scientific and Ethical Review Committee. She has been a reviewer for National Commission of Science, Technology and Innovation; and she is a reviewer for the National Research Fund. She is a Trainer of Trainers for World Health Organization (WHO) Good Laboratory Practice, and also a Trainer of Trainers for WHO Effective Project Planning and Evaluation for Biomedical Research. Her major areas of research are: Vaccine development, Drug and Molluscicide development for Schistosomiasis intervention. Prof Dorcas Yole is well published and has contributed to 8 World Health Organization Manuals/Handbooks.