Okello S. Victor

Okello S. Victor

Name: Okello S. Victor

Contact details:

E-mail: vokello@kibu.ac.ke

Website: kibu.ac.ke

Academic Qualification

Institution [ Date from – to ]Degree(s) or Diploma(s) obtained:
Maseno University, Kenya, OngoingPhD ongoing
Maseno University, Kenya 2004-2007Master of Science in Botany (Plant Taxonomy and Economic Botany Option)
Maseno University, Kenya 1999-2004Bachelor of Education Science

Field of Specialization

  • Plant Taxonomy and Economic Botany.

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Society of Conservation Biology (SCB).
  • Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA).

Work Experience

Date from toInstitution, Location (City, Country)Person Responsible ToPositionResponsibilities/Duties
September 2015
To Date
Kibabii University, Bungoma Kenya.Chairperson of DepartmentLecturer
  • Research
  • Teaching and supervising students
  • Setting and marking examinations
  • Departmental Examinations and timetable co-ordinator
September 2010
To August 2015
Maseno University, KenyaChairperson of DepartmentTutorial Fellow
  • Research
  • Teaching and supervising students
  • Setting and marking examinations
Jan 2007 to December 2007Innovations for Poverty ActionProgram managerField Officer
  • Data collection and collation
  • Filling questionnaires
  • Collection of Hb information

Professional Research Interest

  • Plant taxonomy
  • Biodiversity conservation
  • Medicinal plants
  • Ethno botany

Research Experience and Funds Attracted

YearPosition in ProjectResponsibilities/DutiesResearch/Project TitleAmount (₤, €, $, KES)
     

Consultancy

YearPosition in Consultancy TeamResponsibilities/DutiesConsultancy/Project TitleAmount (₤, €, $, KES)
2012 NCSTResearcherData collection analysis and interpretation“Propagation, phytochemical analysis and in-vitro and microbial activitybof four indigenous plants for ex-situ conservation”700,000/=
2013 MSU-SGSResearcherData collection analysis and interpretation“Propagation, phytochemical analysis and in-vitro and microbial activity of Kigelia africana for ex-situ conservation”50,000/=
2006 MSU-SGSResearcherData collection analysis and interpretationEthno-botanical survey and phytochemical analysis of some medicinal plants used by Sabaots in Kopsiro Division of Mt. Elgon District Kenya.20,000/=

Selected Publications 2015-2018: Books and Book Chapters

Selected Publications 2015-2018: Scientific Articles Published in Refereed Journals

  1. Okello S.V., Kathambi V., and Sikuku P.A. 2016. Phytochemical screening and antimicrobial activity of Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam) Kuntze plant extracts on Escherichia coli, Candida albicans and Staphylococcus aureus Book of abstracts and programme of 1st International conference on “Transformative Leadership for Societal Empowerment in the 21st Century” 22nd -24th June 2016 at Kibabii University.
  2. George Tom Ekisa and Okello Samuel Victor 2016. Human-Wildlife Conflict in Amboseli Ecosystem: Implications for Sustainable Livelihoods and Wildlife Conservation. International Jpurnal of Innovative Agriculture & Biology Research 4(4):7-17, Oct, – Dec ISSN 2354-2934
  3. Musyimi D. M., Okello L. O., Okello S. V., Sikuku P. 2015. Allelopathic potential of Mexican sunflower [Tithonia diversifolia (Hemsl) A.Gray] on germination and growth of cow pea seedlings (Vigna sinensis L.). Scientia Agriculturae 12 (3). 149-155. ISSN 2311-0228.
  4. Omondi S., Onyango J.C. Okello S.V., and Jeruto P 2015. Use of phytochemical composition of fifty (50) Selected plants found in the University Botanic Garden, Maseno, Kenya to show classification relationship among ten selected plant families ‘Researchjournali’s Journal of Ecology 2 (2):1-11.
  5. Omondi S., Onyango J.C. Okello S.V., and Jeruto P 2015. Annotated checklist of the Vascular plants in the University Botanic Garden Maseno, Kenya and their uses. ‘Researchjournali’s Journal of Ecology 2 (1):1-19

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