John Mwita


Dr. Charles Agoti Dr. Fred Eyase Prof. James Nokes

John is an IDeAL Masters fellow at the KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme and currently registered with Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology.

His MSc work seeks to understand introductions and spread of human rhinovirus in rural Kenya community.  His study utilises epidemiological and sequence data to understand where the seed viruses originate from , how frequently they invade the community and pathways they follow temporally and spatially

John holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from University of Kabianga and has keen interest in genetic diversity and transmission dynamics of viruses.