Candidate CV questions (extra)
I went to Aquinas High School and Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology
BSc. Applied Bioengineering
KALRO, IBR, ICIPE, KEMRI and JTL
Currently I am studying and I also work as a DSA at JTL
I am currently working
Favourite thing to do in my job: Discovering new things
I am a unique scientist because I endeavour to educate myself in both hard and soft skills that would be rendered valuable in work.
I currently live in Nairobi, I am a member of the African Society of Bioinformatics and Computational Biologists and also a member of the Bioinformatics hub of Kenya. I love going out, taking nature walks and also having fun.
Currently I am learning about precision medicine
Currently I have been working on COVID-19 research aiming at studying the genetic risk factors that may predispose one to get the disease. Hopefully once we finish we will publish the research and make it available to everyone in the world.
Long term I am looking for a way of reducing cancer infections that arise from viruses by looking at the viral genomes.
My Typical Day
Meet clients then study in the evening
What I'd do with the money
I would use it to fund the journal that we are currently writing
If I won the money I would use it to fund the journal that we will write inorder to communicate the science and avail the information and make it accessible to everyone in the world.
How would you describe yourself in 3 words?
Inquisitive, curious, Introvert
What was your favourite subject at school?
What did you want to be after you left school?
I wanted to be a Telecommunications Engineer
Were you ever in trouble at school?
I used to struggle waking up in the morning for preps 😂
If you weren't a scientist, what would you be?
If I was not a scientist maybe I would be an Art Teacher
Who is your favourite singer or band?
What's your favourite food?
Ugali beef and some Avocado🥑
What is the most fun thing you've done?
Playing football has always been fun
If you had 3 wishes for yourself what would they be? - be honest!
I would wish scientists to be acknowledged and appreciated more. I wish I would be able to communicate effectively especially to people who have impairments and also in different languages. I would also wish to meet meet God
Tell us a joke.
Apparently I am not usually good at jokes