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VIRTUAL MENTORSHIP TALK

The Department has organized for a mentorship talk Titled:

Beyond education: Learning through experience and overcoming the challenges after graduation”

When:  Wednesday 18th May, 2022

Time: 11.00 am.

Where: Virtually 

The speaker will be Mr. Josephat Wambua, a Ph.D Fellow of the Department of Biology, University of Nairobi and formerly Warden In-Charge, Mt. Elgon National Park, KWS.  

Your attendance will be highly appreciated.

All you are welcome

Department of Biology shines in the Outstanding Achievers Award

Professor Richard Kiprono Mibey (born 12 December 1951) is a Kenyan academic, research scientist and university administrator. Mibey served as the Vice-Chancellor of Moi University, the second university to be established in Kenya between 2006 and 2016. He is a Professor of Mycology with over 35 years teaching and scholarly experience.

ORIENTATION FOR FIRST YEARS 2021/2022 ACADEMIC YEAR IN THE DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY

The Department of Biology wishes to take this early opportunity to congratulate and welcome all the students who have been selected for the various degree programmes in the Department of Biology.

In order to give each one of you time to settle down and adjust to the (new) life with ease, the Department of Biology has dedicated Tuesday 5th October 2021 from 10Am to 11Am a day of orientation into the various aspects that would form part of your lifestyle for the period of stay at the university physically in Second year laboratory.  Kindly purpose to join.

PROCEDURE FOR INTER/INTRA -FACULTY TRANSFER 2021/2022 ACADEMIC YEAR

1. Ensure that your Fees is paid before making the Inter/Intra -Faculty Transfer request.

 

2.      Deposit Inter / Intra -Faculty Transfer Fee of Kshs. 1,000/- at any Absa PLC kenya to the following Account Details.
Branch : Absa Towers
Account Name : UON Module I Collection Account
Ref : put your Student Registration Number
Account Number : 2032770838

 

3.    Present your deposit slip to the Cashier in Room G4 in Main    Campus for Receipting.

 

Department of Biology on the World map of Scientific achievements "The guardian rats of Kenya"

The University of Nairobi’s Department of Biology, Chiromo campus, has for ages been breeding white mice and rats for research. The commonest strain are the Wistar rats, which are kept and fed in well-lit and aerated rooms with a cage holding about 10 mice.  

Jacques Kabaru, an associate professor at the Department of Biology, has been the animal house in charge at Chiromo for the last 30 years.