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Organizing Committee

  • Honorary Chairman
    Dr. Hideki Kambara, Emeritus Fellow, Hitachi Ltd., Japan
    President, Frontier Biosciences Inc. Japan
  • General Chair
    Prof. Collins Ouma, Professor, Maseno University, Kenya
  • Chief Organizers
    • Dr. Kennedy O. Okeyo, Senior Lecturer, Kyoto University, Japan
    • Dr. Eddy O. Odari, Lecturer, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), Kenya
    • Dr. Lucy Ochola, Chief Scientist, Institute of Primate Research (IPR), Kenya

Partner Organizations

  • National Council for Science and Technology of Kenya (NACOSTI)
  • Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), Kenya
  • The Kenya Embassy in Japan
  • Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, JSPS, Japan
  • The Society for Single-Cell Surveyor, Japan
  • International Society for Advancement of Cytometry, USA

Sponsoring Companies

  • Hitachi Ltd., Japan
  • Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation., Japan
  • Sysmex Corporation, Japan (tentative)
  • Toyota Tsusho Corporation, Japan
  • Shokoku Shintaro Clinic, Japan
  • Africa Biosystems Limited, Kenya

Organizing Committee Members

NAME AFFILIATION
Prof. Collins Ouma Maseno University, Kenya
 Dr. Benson Nyambega Maseno University, Kenya
 Dr. Eddy Odari  Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), Kenya
 Dr. Stephen Ger  Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), Kenya
Dr. Celestine Makobe Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), Kenya
 Mr. Josiah Kuja  Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), Kenya
Dr. Lucy Ochola  Institute of Primate Research, Kenya  
Ms. Dawn Maranga   Institute of Primate Research (IPR), Kenya
 Dr. Meshack Obonyo  Egerton University, Kenya
Dr. Marianne Mureithi   Kenya AIDS Vaccine Initiative (KAVI), University of Nairobi, Kenya
 Ms. Winnie Okeyo  Biotechnology Research Institute, KALRO, Kenya
Dr. Hiroko Hanzawa Hitachi Ltd., Japan
 Dr. Stephen K. Kanyiva  Waseda University, Japan
Dr. Kennedy Okeyo Kyoto University., Japan
Dr. Koichi Watanabe   Hitachi Cambridge Lab., UK 
 Prof. Aman Russom KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden 
 Prof. Masood Kamali-Moghaddam Uppsala University, Sweden 
Dr. Bhavna Chohan   University of Washington, USA 
 Prof. J Paul Robinson Purdue University, USA 

Advisory Committee Members

NAME AFFILIATION
Prof. Walter Jaoko University of Nairobi, Kenya 
 Dr. Julius Oyugi University of Nairobi, Kenya 
 Prof. Gunturu Revathi Aga Khan University Hospital, Kenya 
Prof. Mary Abukutsa Onyango Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) 
Prof. Evans C. Egwim  Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria 
 Dr. Hideki Kambara  Fellow Emeritus, Hitachi Ltd. Japan
Dr. Shinji Yamada Hitachi, Ltd., Japan
Dr. Shizu Takeda  Hitachi Ltd. Japan
 Mr. Kenko Uchida  Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation, Japan
 MD. Shintaro Shokoku Shokoku Shintaro Clinic, Japan 
Prof. Masao Washizu The University of Tokyo, Japan
Prof. Kazuma Mawatari   The University of Tokyo, Japan
Prof. Tatsuro Irimura  Juntendo University, Japan
 Prof. Hidetoshi Kotera  RIKEN, Japan
Prof. Taiji Adachi Kyoto University Japan
 Prof. Melissa L. Mugambi University of Washington, USA 

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