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13A. Boards of Examiners:

Ph.D (28 : 1978 - 2008)

M.Sc (45 : 1978 - 2008)

13B. Moderator for University of Nairobi Examinations

i. Public Health - (5 years)

ii. Animal Production - (4 years)

iii. Medical Pathology - (5 years)

iv. Medical Microbiology (4 years)
13C. External Examiner
i. Egerton University 1989/90; 1990/91; 1991/92.

ii. Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania 1992-95 .

iii. External Examiner, MVM . Thesis Sokoine University of Agriculture,

Yongolo M.G.S.(1996).

iv. External Examiner, PhD Thesis Sokoine University of Agriculture,

Yongolo M.G.S.(2004).

v. External Examiner, MSc Thesis, Kenyatta University, Mamo Umoro (2005).

vi. External Examiner, MSc. Thesis, Kenyatta University, George Gachara (2007)

vii External Examiner, MSc. Thesis, Kenyatta University Joseph Kimiru (2008)

viii. External Examiner, MSc. Thesis, Kenyatta University Francis M.Mbugua (2008)

13D. External Professorial Reviews:
I have been external reviewer for publications used in the professorial appointments for Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania (1996; 2001, 2007; 2008); University of Botswana (2005).
14. Grants Received

  1. Diseases of wildlife transmissible to livestock (1977-80): Co-investigator (2

papers published). Amount US$ 14,000 (Dean/NORAD).

ii. Role of Marabou Stock (Leptotilos crumeniferus) in the spread of disease pathogens (1976-79). Principal Investigator. Amount: US$ 6,000.00 (Deans Committee), - 2 papers published.

  1. Study of Antiviral and Antimicrobial Chemotherapy using traditional medicinal and toxic plants in domestic animals. Principal Investigator. Amount: Kshs.259,000 (awarded 1st year,1987: Kshs.50,000 by (Deans Committee); 2nd year awarded. 1988 Kshs.141,426 awarded.

  2. Antiviral chemotherapy in bovine herpes viruses. Amount: Kshs.320,000

(Drugs; Wellcome Foundation [1987]).

  1. Epidemiology and aetiology of Acute Respiratory infections among under fives in a rural community. (Consultant virologist). Sponsor: National Academy of Sciences U.S.A. Value: US$150,000 (1985-87) ; co-investigator.

  2. Mechanisms of intereference in Yellow Fever virus infections with other flaviviruses: Ph.D student Ndumu (Kshs.405,000. Commonwealth Secretariat).

  3. Antigenic and functional properties of Haemagglutinin neuramidase glycoprotein of avian paramyxoviruses, Co- investigstor; AWARDED US$ 200,000(1991/92) for the period 1991-1996 , USAID – CDR with M.A Lipkind as PI. ).

  4. Collaborative American - African Graduate training Symposium.24-28th Feb, 2000. And 6 -10th April, 2001; US $ 100,000 funded by USAID. P.N Nyaga as Co investigator and Kenyan participant with Orlando Taylor (Principal Investigator), Wayne Patterson.

  5. Improving the health and productivity of rural poultry in Africa CO-INVESTIGATOR; AWARDED 5,685 Million Danish Kroners for Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda and Malawi: 1999-2002.Sponsor DANIDA.

  6. Productivity and Health of Smallholder Livestock. CO-INVESTIGATOR; AWARDED 5,400 Million Danish Kroners for Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda and Malawi: 2003-2006.Sponsor DANIDA.

  7. Safe poultry production and the control of avian influenza through training.

2008. FAO US$ 15,000.00
15. Significant Development of Biologicals

  1. Fowl typhoid Vaccine: Dr. L.C. Bebora and I together have developed a potent

attenuated vaccine against Salmonella gallinarum infection in poultry. It has

been tested in the laboratory for protection and shown to be better than the

currently used live vaccine. It is awaiting field trials.

  1. Camel Pox vaccine : Studies have been done and a field trial has already been

carried out on a camel herd.

  1. Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis (caseous lymphadenitis in goats) : Studies on the pathogenesis and epidemiology are ongoing; a vaccine based on local strains is under study.

  2. New Castle Disease Virus: Properties of local strains were studied and candidate vaccine clones identified. These are being processed further. We expect a heatstable vaccine soon (Ongoing programme).

  3. Anthrax vaccine: Here we studied the immunosuppresive effect on Trypanosoma congolense on the vaccination with spore Anthrax vaccine in goats. The results have been reported in a thesis form (1987) and a paper published (1990) .

vi. Leptospirosis in Cattle: We studied seroprevalence of leptospiral serovars in Kenya and later isolated local strains. Vaccine prepared using most

commonly occurring serovars (1983-85).

  1. Canine parvovirus enteritis: Here we recovered and studied the causal viral agent, and developed effective therapy biologics to treat exposed puppies.

16. Publications
P1. J.S. Kaminjolo, P.N. Nyaga, and J.N. Gicho. Isolation, cultivation and characterization

of a poxvirus from horses in Kenya. Zebl. Vet. Med. B21., 1974: 592-601.

P2. J.S. Kaminjolo, P.N. Nyaga, J.K. Omuse, and E.R. Mutiga Infectious bovine rhinotracheatis infectious bovine pustulo - vulvo-vaginitis viral isolates from cattle with

epididymitis and vaginitis. Amer. J. Vet Res. 36 (1975): 123-125.

P3. P.N. Nyaga, Epidemiology of Equine influenza, risk by age sex and breed.

Thesis submitted in partial fulfillment for the award of M.P.V.M. Degree,

University of California, Davis, July, 1975.
P4. P.N. Nyaga. In vitro cell-virus interations associated with bovine herpesvirus - and

peripheral bovine blood cellular components. Thesis submitted in partial fulfilment for

the award of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, University of California, Davis,

December, 1975.

P5. J.S. Kaminjolo, J.P.O. Wamukoya and P.N. Nyaga. A preliminary report on the

occurence of a disease in broilers in Kenya. Bull. Anim. Hlth. Prod. Afri. Vol. 25,

1977: 431-434.
P6. P.N. Nyaga and J.S. Kaminjolo. Histoplasmosis in Kenya: Isolation of

Histoplasma capsulatum from soil. Kenya Vet. Vol. 2 (2), 1978: 39-40.

P7. J. K. Omuse, P.N. Nyaga, J.M. Gathuma, J.S. Kaminjolo and F.M. Nderu. Verminous pneumonia in topi (Damalisous Korriaum) in Masai Mara area of Kenya. Bull. Anim.

Hlth. Prod. Afric. Vol. 26 (2), 1978: 156-160.

P8. P.N. Nyaga and J.M. Gathuma. Some observations on Taenia sarginata cysticercosis in

Kenya slaughter cattle. Bull. Anim. Hlth, Prod. Afric.

Vol.27 (1), 1979: 51-59.
P9. P.N. Nyaga, J.S. Kaminjolo, E.R. Mutiga, and L.C. Bebora. Occurrence of

atypical fowlpox in poultry farms in Kenya. Avian Dis. Vol. 23 (31, 1979:

  1. 752.

P10. P.N. Nyaga. The role of animal management in the control of Coccidiosis.

Proceedings, Animal Production Society of Kenya. Vol. 12, 1979/80: 47-50.
P11. J.M. Gathuma, M.M. Kagiko and P.N.Nyaga. Water quality in Kajiado District, Kenya.

E. Afric. Journ. Med. Res. Vol. 3 (1) 1979.

P12. P.N.Nyaga and D.G. McKercher. Pathogenesis of Bovine herpesvirus - (BHV-l) infections: interactions of the virus with peripheral bovine blood component. Com.

Immuno. Microbio, Inf. Dis. Vol. 2. 1980: 587-702.

P13. P.N.Nyaga, C.G. Ndiritu, S.M. Njiro and S.W. Mbugua. Canine pulmonary geotrichosis in Kenya. Kenya Vet. Vol. 4, 1980: 6-9.
P14. P.N. Nyaga, J.S. Kaminjolo, J.M. Gathuma, J.K. Omuse, F.M.K. Nderu and J.N.

Gicho. Prevalence of antibodies to parainfluenza virus-3 (Pl-3) in various wildlife pecies

and cattle sharing the same habitats in Kenya.Journ.Wild. Dis.17(4), 981: 605-608.
P15. P.N.Nyaga, J.M. Gathuma and J.S. Kaminjolo. Experimental infection in marabou

stocks with Salmonella tvphimurium and fowlpox virus. Kenya Vet. 5(21): 10-11 .

P16. P.N.Nyaga, A.D. Wiggins and W.A. Priester. Epidemiology of equine influenza, risk by

age breed and sex. Comp. Immuno. Microbiol. Infec. Dis.Vol.3. 1981:67-83.

P17. Mary, G. Binta, P.N. Nyaga, M. Valland and J.G. Tjaberg. Observations on some

characteristics and Vibrio parahaemolyticus isolated from shell fish in Kenya.

Bull. Anim. Hlth. Prod. Afric. Vol. 29 (2), 1981:187-192.
P18. P.N. Nyaga, M.M. Kagiko, and J.M. Gathuma. Milk hygiene in nomadic herds in

Kenya evaluated by bacterial isolation, bacterial viability trials in traditionally fermenting milk and drug sensitivity. Bull. Anim. Prod. Hlth. Prod. Afric. Vol. 30(1), 1982: 19-22.

P19. M.G. Binta and P.N. Nyaga. The distribution of Vibrio parahaemolyticus serotypes in

Kenya. Trans-Roy. Soc. Trop. Med. & Hyp. Vol. 30 (1), 1983: 55-60.

P20. M.G. Binta, P.N. Nyaga, T.B. Tjaberg and M. Valland.Vibrio parahaemolyticus:

Occurence in marine sea fish. Shellfish, water and sediment in Kenya. E. Afric. Med.

Journ. Vol. 59 (7),1982: 442-445.
P21. M.G. Binta, P.N. Nyaga, T.B. Tjaberg and M. Valland. Market fish hygiene in Kenya, J.

Hyg. Camb. Vol. 89, 1982: 47-52.

P22. P.N. Nyaga, J.M. Gathuma and J.S. Kaminjolo. Parasites found on and in five marabou

stock(Leptoptilos crumeniferus) in a sub-urban area of Nairobi. Bull.Anim. Hlth. Prod.

Afric. Vol.31 (1). 1983: 79-82.
P23. J.M. Gathuma, P.N. Nyaga, J.K. Omuse, F.M.K. Nderu and J.S Kaminjolo. Exposure of

calves to taenid of wild carnivore origin. Bull. Anim. Hlth. Prod. Afric. Vol.30 (1).

1983: 55-60.
P24. J.S. Kaminjolo and P.N. Nyaga. Uasin Gishu skin disease and Dermatophilus

congolensis infection in the horse a review. Bull. Anim. Hlth. Prod. Afric. Vol. 31 (1),

1983: 17-20.

P25. S.M. Mbiuki, G.M. Mugera and P.N. Nyaga. Effects of the technique in intestinal

anastomosis in cattle. Modern Vet. pr. (1984). 11: 891-895.

P26. J.M. Nyaga and P.N. Nyaga. Epidemiology of Newcastle disease in Kenya. Bull.Anim.

Hlth. Prod. Afric. (1985) 33: 249-251.

P27. P.W. Maina, G.M. Mugera, J.M. Maribei and P.N. Nyaga. The control and prevention of

sub-clinical mastitis in Kenya (1985). Kenya Vet. Vol. 9(2): 6-8.

P28. S.M. Mbiuki, G.M. Mugera and P.N. Nyaga. Intestinal anastomosis in cattle:

Comparison of appositional techniques. Proceedings of 14th World Congress on

diseases of cattle (1986): 20-
P29. S.M. Mbiuki, P.N. Nyaga, and G.M. Mugera. Healing of intestinal anastomoses in cattle: An evaluation of end to end approximating techniques. Proceedings: 10th

Convention, Indian Society for Veterinary Surgery, Nov. 1986.

P30. P.N. Nyaga, L.C. Bebora and J.S. Kaminjolo. Occurence of Shigella dysenteriae - 3 in the

domestic chicken (Gallus domesticus) in Kenya. Bull. Anim. Hlth. Prod. Afri. (1985) 33:

P31. C.G. Ndiritu, P.N. Nyaga and G.N. Mugera. Evaluation of Ancylostoma caninum antigens using the isoelectro-focusing techniques (1985). Kenya Vet.(9) :8-10.
P32. J.S. Kaminjolo, J.A. Ayoade, T.P.C. Makhambera, P.N.Nyaga and Lily

Caroline Bebora (1988). Contagious ecythyma in Boer goat.

Bull. Anim. Hlth. Prod. Afric.36: 83-85.
P33. Lilly C. Bebora and P. N. Nyaga (1989). Antibiotic resistance in Salmonella gallinarum

isolates recovered from Kenya. Bull. Anim. Hlth. Prod. Afric. Special Issue.115-119.

P34. E.M. Nderitu and P.N.Nyaga (1988). The therapeutic value of topical application

of unboiled honey on acute moist dermatitis lesions in dogs.

Bull. Anim. Hlth. Prod Afri. (1989): 13)-35.
P35. M.K. Njenga, P.N. Nyaga, I.B.J. Buoro and P.K. Gathumbi (1989).

Effectiveness of fluids and antibiotics as supportive therapy for canine

parvovirus-2 enteritis in puppies. Bull. Anim. Hlth. Prod. Africa (Accepted).
P36. M.K. Njenga, P.N. Nyaga, I.B.J. Buoro (1990). Management of Canine

parvovirus enteritis in Kenya. The Kenya Vet. 14: 16-19.

P37. Mwangi, D.N; Munyua, W.K. and Nyaga, P.N. (1990). Immunosuppresion in caprine trypanosomiasis. Effeets of acute Trypanosoma congolense infection on antibody response to anthrax spore vaccine. Trop. Anim. Hlth. and Prod. 22: 95-100.
P38. Kimeto,B.A.;Mugera,G.M.; and Nyaga, P. N.(1990). Haemorrhagic pancarditis

in cattle infected with Trypanosoma vivax. Vet.Parasitol.34: 295-301.

P39. S.M.Njiro, P.N.Nyaga and Kofi-Tsekpo (1993) Immunosuppresive effect of

Spirostachys venenifera pax on the response of mice to sheep red blood cells. Bull.

Anim. Hlth. and Prod. 42:47-50.

P40. C.G. Gitao, P.N. Nyaga and J. O. Evans (1996): Pathogenicity of Sheep Skin-

cell-propagated camel-pox virus in camels (Camelus dromedarius): Indian

Journ. of Animal Sciences 66(6): 535-538.
P41. C.G. Gitao and P.N. Nyaga (1996): A comparison of field outbreaks of

camelpox and Camel contagious ecthyma in Camels (Camelus dromedarius) in

Kenya. Bull. Anim. Hlth. and Prod. Afric. 44: 73-78.
P42. P.N. Nyaga, J.L. Kasiiti, M.J. Macharia, E. Shihmanter, and M. Lipkind (1995): Isolation and identification of avian paramyxoviruses from avian reservoirs in Kenya. Proceedings of the 13th Annual meeting of the Tanzania Veterinary Association, Arusha, Tanzania 5-8th Dec. 1995.
P43. P.N. Nyaga, J. Kasiiti, J, M.Macharia, E. Shimanter, A, Panshim and M.Lipkind (1996):

Antigenic characterisation of Avian paramyxoviruses (APMV) Isolated in Kenya. Annual Scientific meeting of the Israel Society of Microbiology, Jerusalem Israel,

March, 1996.
P44. P.N. Nyaga, E. Shimanter, J.L. Kassiti, Y. Weisman, M.J.Macharia and

M.Lipkind.(1996): Identification of Avian paramyxoviruses (APMV) isolated from

flamingo in Kenya and Israel. Proceedings of the VIIIth International Symposium of

Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Jerusalem, Israel, 4-9th August, 1996.

P45. C.G.Gitao and P.N. Nyaga (1997): Pathogenicity of Camelpox virus adapted to

sheep skin and sheep kidney derived cell cultures in camels. Indian Vet. J. 74: 872-874.

P46. G.Gitao and P.N. Nyaga (1997): Some biological properties of camelpox virus

isolated from camels(Camelus dromedarius) in Kenya. Israel Journal of Vet.

Medicine Vol. 52(4):141-148.
P47. O.N.Njagi, C.M.Ndarathi, P.N. Nyaga and L.K. Munga. (1998): An Epidemic of

Besnoitiosis in Cattle in Kenya. Onderstepoort Journal of Vet. Res,Vol. 65:133-136.

P48. O.N.Njagi, C.M.Ndarathi, P.N. Nyaga (1993): Comaprative study on caprine and

bovine Besnoitiosis: Infections in goats and rabbits – Proceedings of

KARI/SR-CRSP, 3rd –4th August,1993.
P49. Lilly C. Bebora, P.N. Nyaga and C.O. Kimoro. (1998). Comparason of immune

responses of two Salmonella gallinarum strains viewed as posssible vaccines for fowl

typhoid in Kenya. Onderspoort Journal of Vet. Res. Vol. 65.67-73.
P50. Panshin A., Shihmanter,E., WeismanY., Orvell,C., Kydyrmanov, A Sayatov , M.

Asanov, N., Nyaga, P.N., Kasiiti, J.L., Macharia.M.J., and Lipkind, M.:

Comparative antigenic characterization of Newcastle disease virus strains

isolated in Kenya and Kazakhstan.

Comp. Immun.Microbiol.Infect. Dis. 2001; 24(1) 21-37
P51. Panshin A., Shihmanter,E., WeismanY., Orvell,C., Kydyrmanov,A Sayatov ,M.,

Asanov,N., Nyaga, P.N., Kasiiti, J.L., Macharia.M.J., and Lipkind, M.(1999):

Antibody mediated analysis of NDV strains isolated in Israel, Kenya and

Kazakhstan: Ecological conclusions ( Abstract accepted at the Xth international

Congress of Virology - Sydney, Australia, 9 -13th August, 1999).
P52. Mbuthia PG, Christensen H, Boye M, Petersen KM, Bisgaard M, Nyaga, PN, Olsen JE. Specific Detection of Pasteurella multocida in Chickens with Fowl Cholera and in pig

Lung tissues using Fluorescent rRNA in situ hybridization.

J. Clin. Microbiol. 2001; 39(7)2627-33
P53. O.N. Njagi, R. Entzeroth, P.N. Nyaga, A.J. Musoke. Monoclonal antibodies identify two

neutralization-sensitive epitopes in Besnoitia besnoiti endozoites.

Parasit. Res. (2004) 94: 247-253.
P54. L.W. Njagi, P.G. Mbuthia, L.C. Bebora, P.N. Nyaga, U. Minga and J.E. Olsen.

Carrier status for Listreria monocytogenes and other Listeria species in free range farm

and market healthy indigenous chickens and ducks. E.A.M.J.( 2004): 81:39-43.
P55.. L.W. Njagi, P.G. Mbuthia, L.C. Bebora, P.N. Nyaga, U. Minga and J.E. Olsen.

Sensitivity of Listeria species, recovered from indigenous chickens to antibiotics and

disinfectants. E.A.M.J. (2004): 81:44-47.
P56. E.S Bizimenyera, P.N. Nyaga and J.O. Oloya: In-vitro disinfectant sensitivity tests on

bacteria isolated from commercial poultry hatcheries in Kenya.

Bull. Hlth. Prod. Afri. (2004): 52: 271-274.
P57. BeboraL.C, P.G. Mbuthia, Macharia J.M, Mwaniki J.N. Njagi L.W. and Nyaga,

P.N.(2005): Appraisal of village chicken’s potential in egg production.

The Kenya Veterinarian, 29: 10-13.

P58. Mbuthia, P.G., Njagi L.W., Nyaga P.N., Bebora L.C. , Mugera G.M., Kamundia J.,

Minga, UM. and Olsen, J.E (2005): Comparison of carrier status of P. multocida between

Farm and live bird market indigenous birds. The Kenya Veterinarian, 29: 45-47.
P59. Mbuthia, P.G., Njagi L.W., Nyaga P.N., Bebora L.C. , Mugera G.M., Kamundia J.,

Minga, UM. and Olsen, J.E (2005): Comparison between fluorescent in situ hybridization

(fish) and culture method in the detection of Pasteurella multocida in organs of indigenous

birds. The Kenya Veterinarian, 29:53-56.

P60. Mbuthia, P.G., Njagi L.W., Nyaga P.N., Bebora L.C., Mugera G.M., Minga,UM. and

Olsen, J.E (2005): Indigenous ducks are better reservoirs of P.multocida

than indigenous chickens. The Kenya Veterinarian, 29:104 -106.
P61. Njagi L.W., Mbuthia, P.G., Nyaga P.N., Bebora L.C., Mugera G.M., Minga,UM. and

Olsen, J.E (2005): A study on effectiveness of seven disinfectants against possible bacteria

contaminants of coops and premises inhabited by indigenous chickens and ducks.

The Kenya Veterinarian, 29: 113-118.

P62. Mbuthia PG, Njagi LW, Bebora LC, Mugera GM, Ngatia TA, Munyua WK, Nyaga PN, Minga UM, Olsen JE (2007). Preliminary findings on the carrier status of Pasteurella

multocida in farmed and traded healthy appearing scavenging indigenous chickens and

ducks in Kenya.The Kenya Veterinarian, 31: 1-5.

P63. Mbuthia PG, Njagi LW, Nyaga PN, Bebora LC, Mugera GM, Minga UM, Olsen JE

(2007). Hatchability and fertility of indigenous chicken and duck eggs and some causes of

chick and duck mortality in Kenya. The Kenya Veterinarian, 31: 6-13.
P64. Njagi ON, Entzeroth R, Nyaga PN, Musoke, AJ (2007). The ultrastructural dynamics of

parasite-host cell interactions as demonstrated in Besnoitia besnoiti (Apicomplexa:

Protozoa). The Kenya Veterinarian, 31: 14-19.
P65. Nyaga PN, Co-author as part of the CDC-Kenya team on the joint multi - team published

Report (2007) : Rift Valley Fever Outbreak - Kenya, November 2006 to January 2007.

MMWR. February 2, (2007) 56(04): 73-76.
P66. Mbuthia PG, Njagi LW, Nyaga PN, Bebora LC, Minga UM, Kamundia J, Olsen JE

(2008). Pasteurella multocida in scavenging family chickens and ducks: carrier status, age

susceptibility and transmission between species. Avian Pathology, (37): 51-57
17. Conferences, Seminars and Workshops participation (Recent )
17.1 Jane N. Maina, P.N. Nyaga (1988): Factors associated with early chick mortality

in Broilers in Kenya. Proceedings, Animal Production Society of Kenya, Regional

Conference, Panafric Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya. November 1988.
17.2 P.N. Nyaga and L.C. Bebora (1988). Zoonotic human chlamydiosis of avian origin:

Presented at the XVA Scientific meeting on Zoonoses, 3rd November, 1988, ILRAD,


    1. E.S. Bizimenyera and P.N. Nyaga (1988). Acquisition of disinfectant resistance in E. coli and

other bacteria found in poultry operations: Hong Kong 1-5th

August, 1988. 8th International Conference on Global Impacts of Applied Microbiology.

17.4. P.N. Nyaga(1988): KVA Continuing education seminar on Poultry Medicine:

Disease diagnosis on constraints in poultry production in Kenya.

Kabete Campus, University of Nairobi.
17.5 P.N. Nyaga, E.S. Bizimenyera and J.K. Karanja (1989): Recovery of microorganisms

biodegrading methyl red from the environment and industrial effluents in Kenya.

(Accepted). Oral presentation 4th Internal Symposium on Toxicity Assessment, 8-11

May, 1989, Las Vegas, Nevada.

    1. P.N. Nyaga (1989): Poxvirus in skin lesions of five nile crocodiles (Crocodylus niloticus)

in Kenya. KVA Scientific meeting on epidemic diseases, 27-28 July 1989, Nyeri,


    1. P.N. Nyaga (1989): Diseases of Crocodiles in respect to meat inspection. Regional KVA

meeting Mombasa, 4th September, 1989.

    1. KARI: Workshop on East Coast Fever, evaluation of the infection/treatment vaccination

protocol. Muguga, Kenya 17-18 July, 1989. P.N. Nyaga (Resource person).

    1. KARI: Plant Biotechnology Workshop: Present and future biotechnology research and

application for Kenya 24-26 May, 1989. (P.N. Nyaga : Resource person).

    1. KARI: 1st Annual Scientific Conference: Agricultural Research in Kenya - achievements, challenges and priorities: 14-16 August 1989. Panafric Hotel , Nairobi (P.N. Nyaga : Resource person).

    1. ICIPE: Scientific Annual Conferences 1986-1989. P.N. Nyaga Invited as resource person.

    1. KARI: Workshop on Integration of CRSP in KARI system, Duduville, Nairobi, Kenya. 1990 ( P. N. Nyaga as resource person).

    1. KARI (1991): KARI/ISNAR Review workshop on Livestock viral diseases, June 24-28, 1991. Presented a paper entitled, ”Unresolved problems and futureresearch of Bovine Virus Diarrhea and Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheatis, ” P.N. Nyaga ( paper presented; acted as a resource person also).

    1. ICIPE: P.N. Nyaga : Invited as External Assessor for the recruitment of the : Programme leader ( 1991).

    1. ABN/UNESCO: Co-ORGANISER African Biotechnology Symposium, Held in Nairobi, February 17th - 21st, 1992.

    2. KARI : 3rd Annual Scientific KARI Conference, Pan Afric Nairobi, 1992 P.N. Nyaga : Invited as Resource person.

    1. International Congress for Infectious Diseases, Nairobi, Kenya ; June 7th -11th, 1992: Presented a paper: J.R.Ndumu, P.N.Nyaga, J.J.Bwayo and P.M.Tukei : Interaction of Yellow Fever(YF) with other flaviviruses - its immunological implications on the epidemiology of the disease in Kenya.

    1. Association of African Universities (AAU) : Third Senior University Management Workshop (SUMA III) Arusha , Tanzania; 6-14 January, 1994: Paper: Resource development, allocation and planning - Case of the University of Nairobi.

    1. The 7th International Symposium for The International Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics. 15-19th August, 1994. P.N. Nyaga : Resource person and member of the international organizing committee.

    1. The Annual Scientific conference of the Tanzania Veterinary Association Tanzania 5th- 7th Dec, 1996 . Paper presented. Isolation and characterization of avian paramyxovirus serotype 4 from flamingos in Kenya.

    1. Ibid 3rd -6th Dec. 1999 Paper presented: P.N. Nyaga Newcastle disease virus survival in the tropical environment.

    1. Collaborative American - African Graduate training Symposium Cape Town South Africa, 24-28th Feb, 2000.

    1. German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Scholars' symposium on "Scholarly writing' Nairobi, Kenya, 17th - 19th Jan, 2000.

    1. American Association of International Educators (NAFSA) Annual Conference Vancouver, Canada, 1997.

    1. I bid, San Diego California, USA 26th May - 2nd June, 2000.

    1. Collaborative American - African Graduate training Symposium Nairobi, Kenya, Africa, 6 - 10th April, 2001

    1. Higher Education and USAID: Synergy in Development. 2001 - Annual Meeting of Partners in Higher Education for International Development. Monarch Hotel, Washington DC , August 6-8th, 2001 .

    1. E.S. Bizimenyera, P.N, Nyaga and J.O. Oloya : Multiple bacterial resistance against commonly used disinfectants for bacteria isolated from poultry hatcheries in Kenya.: Presented at the Tanzania Veterinary Conference: Arusha, Tanzania 6th - 9th Dec. 2001.

    1. Seminar papers presented at Garissa 2003 (1), Kisumu, 2004(2), and Kabete 2002(2); 2004(4) at the 3rd and 4th Biennial Scientific Conference of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine.

    1. P..N. Nyaga (2006). Avian influenza: The biology, risks and challenges. A paper presented to the Kenya Physiology Association at Chiromo Millenium Hall, University of Nairobi, Kenya.

    1. P..N. Nyaga (2006). Bird Flu: The imminent pandemic and how we may prepare.

A paper presented to the Annual meeting of Kenya Association of Paediatricians at

Serena Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya on 7th April, 2006.

    1. P.N. Nyaga (2006). Bird Flu: Can we stem the tide of the pandemic ?

A public lecture presented at Taifa Hall of the University of Nairobi on the 12th May, 2006.



  • 23rd-25th May, 2006, Avian influenza Workshop, Entebbe, Uganda(P)

  • 14-16th June, 2006: ILRI-IFPRI Research Communities Consultation on research on Avian Influenza and its impact on the developing countries (RP/P).

  • 26-30th June, 2006: WHO-CDC Inter-country training on surveillance and

Laboratory diagnosis of Avian Influenza H5N1;

KEMRI Kenya (F/RP).

  • 17ht -21st July, 2006: FAO-ILRI Training on the diagnosis of Avian Influenza(P).

  • 30th July -2nd August ,2006: ECSA ( East, Central and Southern Africa Health

Consortium Workshop on H5N1 preparedness, Dar Es Salaam.

Tanzania (P/RP).

  • 11-14th September, 2006: CDC-Kenya Inter-country Rapid Response Team Training for

Africa Region (RP/F).

  • 25th -29th September, 2006: WHO-CDC Inter-country training on surveillance and

Laboratory diagnosis of Avian Influenza H5N1; KEMRI, Nairobi, Kenya for on the bench H5N1 Laboratory workers (RP/F).

  • 2nd -3rd October, 2006: IATA Awareness Course on packaging, shipping and

documentation for infectious and Diagnostic specimens(RP/F).

  • 4th -15th December, 2006: ILRI-GTZ course for Anglophone African Countries training on Avian influenza surveillance and serological diagnosis, Nairobi, Kenya (RP/F).

  • 28th March, 2007: Scientific Research in Finding Solutions to Problems in the 21st Century. A keynote Address given at Kenyatta University on the occasion of their Annual Graduate Seminar.

  • 30th May – 11th June 2007: ILRI-GTZ course for Anglophone African Countries

training on avian influenza molecular diagnosis, ARC-OVI,

Pretoria, South Africa (RP/F).

  • 25th June – 6th July, 2007: Francophone African Countries training on Avian influenza molecular diagnosis, ARC-OVI, Pretoria, South Africa (RP/F).

  • 24th - 27th July, 2007: Workshop - Avian Flu School and Poultry Health. An

International Train –The Trainer Program. Conducted jointly by

the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California and

The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Nairobi


  • 17th - 19th December, 2007: Avian Flu and Poultry Health Training Workshop for field

personnel and Stakeholders; Embu, Kenya (RP/F).

  • 27th April - 7th May, 2008: Makerere University Walter Reed Project Workshop on the avian Influenza-Pandemic Influenza training for Sub- Saharan Africa (RP/F).

  • 22nd - 23rd May ,2008: Highly Pathogenic avian influenza integration workshop for the FAO/GOK/DIFD sponsored project at the Ministry of Livestock, Government of Kenya (RP/F).

  • 16-18th September, 2008: Biennial Faculty of Veterinary Medicine scientific conference. 3 papers presented.

Signed: Philip Njeru Nyaga Date: 27th November, 2008

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