Timothy Chege


Dr. Charles Sande Dr. James Tuju

Chege holds a Bsc in Biotechnology & Biosafety from the University of Eldoret. He was first attached to the Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI, Thika) as a student.

He then worked as a research assistant at the Gates Vaccine Project at the Msambweni County Referral Hospital where he was involved in daily routine assays targeting effective vaccine targets for various infections/diseases found in the coast.

He is currently a Post Graduate Diploma fellow/Intern at the KEMRI Wellcome Trust, Kilifi(In collaboration with Pwani University,Kilifi). His project aims to develop a modern platform for the diagnosis of acute infections using a synthetic peptide array approach. His research plays an important role in the possible development of a high throughput acute infection diagnosis method.

Timothy is passionate about immunology most specifically emerging B-cell novel functions in the adaptive immunity.