Prof. Alfred C. Kibor

 

 

 

Prof. Alfred C. Kibor, PhD

Assoc. Professor and Director, Research & Extension

Division of Research & Extension

Egerton University

P. O. Box 536, 20115 Egerton, Kenya

Mobile: +254 729 618378

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , kibor_alfred@yahoo.com

 

EDUCATION

1997

Ph.D., Veterinary Immunology

University Edinburgh U. K

1983

Master of Science in Veterinary Pathology

University of Nairobi Kenya.

1978

Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine

University of Nairobi Kenya.

 

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION

Veterinary Vaccine Development and Ethno-Veterinary Medicine

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

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2011-to date

Director Research & Extension Egerton University

Dec. 2007- 2011

Director Research Egerton University

Sept 2002 to-date:

. Promoted to an Associate Professor in Animal Health,

1998 – 2004:

Chairman, Department of Animal Health, Egerton University,

 

1997-Sept. October 2002:

Senior Lecturer, Department of Animal Health, Egerton University (

1987-1997:

Lecturer, Department of Animal Health Egerton University.

1983-1987

Head of Diagnostic Bacteriology Laboratory National Veterinary Laboratories, Kabete Kenya

1981

Veterinary research Officer Laboratory National Veterinary Laboratories, Kabete

1978

Assistant Veterinary Research Officer National Veterinary Laboratories, Kabete

 

 

RESARCH PROJECTS

1997-2001

Welcome Trust Research grant Ksh.500,000/- for the Development of Recombinant Vaccine against Heart water disease of ruminants

2007

Establishment of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Laboratory at Egerton University PI Prof. Moses Limo. Through our proposal the University received a grant of $150,000 from The Rockefeller Foundation for equipment.

2008

Indigenous Chicken Production For Improved Livelihoods in Kenya KAPP Sponsored PI Prof. A.K. Kahi (2006) Budget U$ 180,815 Key collaborator handling disease resistance

2009-2010

Effe Efficacy of Aloe secundiflora crude extracts on Ascaridia galli in vitro University funded Ks 400,000

2011-2012

Effects of Phytochemicals from, Tecla nobilis and Rapanea melanoploes as an  Anthelmintic on Experimental and natural infections of Ascaridia galli in Indigenous chicken University funded Ks 400,000

 

STUDENT SUPERVISION

2007

Mukulo Margaret Achitsa MSc (graduated 2014 Egerton): The Occurrence of Brucella organisms Contamination in Raw Milk within Nakuru Town  and its Environs

2007

Daniel Njoroge 2007(completed defended )Effects of rice bran oil, oxidized and fresh egg yolk powder on the development of arteriosclerosis in growing rabbits

2010-2012

Fredrick Baraka Kaingu MSc.( graduated 2012 JKUAT): A Study On The Prevalence of endoparasites in Indigenous Chicken and the Activity of Crude Extracts of Aloe secundiflora in vitro in selected districts of Kenya

2011-2013

Mark Kimani:MSc .( graduated 2014 Egerton): Secondary Metabolites from Teclea nobilis and Rapanea melanophloeos active against Schistosoma mansoni in vitro (completed research work))

 

SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATION

1

F.B. Kaingu, Alfred. Kibor, Rebecca Waihenya Robert Shivairo & Lewis Mungai(2013)Efficacy of Aloe secundiflora crude extracts on Ascaridia galli in vitro. Sustainable Agriculture Research 2, 2, 2013

2

F.B. Kaingu, A.C. Kibor, R. Shivairo , H. Kutima, T. O. Okeno, R. Waihenya and A.K. Kahi(2010) Prevalence of gastro-intestinal helminthes and coccidian in indigenous chicken from different agro-climatic zones in Kenya. African Journal of Agricultural Research 5(6) pp. 458-462, 16 March 2010.

3

J. N. Nanua, D.M. Njoroge, A.C. Kibor and E.N. Njoka (2007). Effects of rice bran oil, oxidized and fresh egg yolk powder on the development of arteriosclerosis in growing rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus). Uniswa Research Journal of Agriculture, Science and Technology Vol 10 (2): 71-79

4

Kibor A. C., Sumption K. J. and Paxton E. A. (2006).  Effect of Heterologous Challenge on the Survival of Sheep Immunized with Inactivated Elementary Bodies and Recombinant Antigens of Cowdria ruminantium. Egerton Journal Science and Technology Series 5:191-196

5

Kibor, A.C., Sumption K.J. (2005). “Western blot analysis of immune responses of goats immunized with live organisms, inactivated elementary bodies or detergent extracted antigens Cowdria ruminantium.” Egerton Journal Science and Technology Series 5 (1) 107-121.

 

6

Kibor, A. C., Sumption K. J. and Paxton, E. (2005).  “Recombinant heat shock 58kDa protein (Gro-EL) of Cowdria ruminantium” Confers Partial Protection to Mice against Virulent Challenge.  Egerton Journal Science and Technology Series 5(1) 122-140.

7

Kibor, A. C., Sumption, K. J. (2003).  Isotyping of the “Immunoglobulin G responses of ruminants and mice immunized with live or inactivated antigens of Cowdria ruminantium.” Asian-Australian Journal of Animal Sciences 16(4): 541-548.

8

Kibor, A. C., Sumption, K. J. (2002).  Characterization of surface exposed antigenic components of Cowdria ruminantium the causative agent of Heartwater. International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development. 3:78-86.

9

Rurangirwa F.R., acquire T.C. Chema S. and Kibor A. (1987). Vaccination of goats against Contagious caprine pleuropneumonia caused by F38. Journal of Israel Medical Sciences 23:641-643

10

Rurangirwa F.R., Macquire T.C.Musoke A. and Kibor A. (1987). Differentiaition of F38 Mycoplasma causing contagious pleuropneumonia with growth inhibiting  monoclonal  antibody. Infection and Immunity 55:3719-3220

11

Rurangirwa F.R., Macquire T.C., Kibor A and  Chema S. (1987). A latex agglutination test for the field diagnosis of contagious caprine pleuropneumonia in Kenya. Veterinary Record 121:191-193.

12

Rurangirwa F.R., Macquire T.C., Kibor A. and Chema S. (1987). Composition of polysaccharide from Mycoplasma F38 recognized by antibodies goats with contagious pleuropneumonia. Research in Veterinary Science 42:175-179

13

Kibor A.C. and Waiyaki P.G. (1986).  The growth of caprine Mycolpasma F38 strains in Medium B (Modified Hayflick,  Newings trypose and SP$ Medium. Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa 34:157

14

Kibor A.C. and Waiyaki P.G. (1985). Cultural and Biochemical properties of Mycoplasma isolated from contagious caprine pleuropneumonia cases in Kenya. The Kenya Veterinarian 9(1) 17-24.

15

Kirui N.K., Kibor, A.C, Mwihuri, F.M.,Olubayo R., Injairu R.O. and Kariuki D.P. (1983). Report on the field chemotherapy trial to determine efficacy of effect parvaquone (Hydroxy-naphthoquonone/clexon against naturally occurring cases of clinical East Coast fever in cattle. Kenya Veterinarian 1:13-14

 

HOBIES

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Reading

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Loan tennis

3

Current affairs

4

Mentoring Young people

 

 

 

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