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Ndung’u Mary Wambui

Associate professor
Department of Chemistry
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology


ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS Post-Doctoral (2007, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa); PhD (2003, JKUAT); MSc (1993, Kenyatta University); B.Ed. (Science) (1987, Kenyatta University) Associate professor (2010); Senior Lecturer (2003); Lecturer (1998) PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS Research in Traditional Anti-malarial Medicine (RITAM)- Vector control group Kenya Chemical society Natural Products Research Network for East and Central Africa (NAPRECA)

Research Interest

Larvicidal botanicals, Repellent botanicals


  • Ndungu, M., Torto, B., Knols, B.G.J. and Hassanali, A. Laboratory evaluation of some east African Meliaceae as sources of larvicidal botanicals for Anopheles gambiae. International Journal of Tropical Insect Science, 8, 311-318, 2004

  • Owino J.H. Odero, Mary Ndungu, Ahmed Hassanali, Two new azadiron limonoids from Turraeaa cornucopia. Journal of the Kenya Chemical Society, ISSN1811-5934, 5, 43-49, 2008

  • Mburu DM, Ochola L., Maniania NK, Njagi PG, Gitonga LM, Ndungu MW, Wanjoya AK, Hassanali A. Relationship between virulence and repellency of entomopathogenic isolates of Metarhizium anisopliae and Beauveria bassiana to the termite Macrotermes michaelseni. Journal of Insect Physiology, 55, 774-780, 2009

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