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					                       CURRICULUM VITAE

A.      Personal Details

Name:                      Dominic Philip Oduor-Okelo
                           B.V.Sc., M.Sc. (Nairobi), Dr. Med. Vet. (Bern), Ph.D.
                           (Nairobi), FKNAS                  .
Address:                   University of Nairobi, Department of Veterinary Anatomy,
                           P.O.Box 30197, 00100, Nairobi, Kenya. Tel: 0722-617702.
Nationality:               Kenyan
Marital Status:            Widower, with four children.


Date & Place of Birth:     June 12, 1944 – Ugenya, in Siaya District.


B.      Education:         1.      University Education

        1979               Ph.D.
                           University of Nairobi


        1973 – 1974:       Dr. of Veterinary Medicine
                           University of Bern, Switzerland


        1971 – 1972:       M.Sc. in Veterinary Anatomy
                           University of Nairobi


        1967 – 1971:       B.V.Sc. degree
                           University of East Africa/University of Nairobi




                           2.      Secondary Education.


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      1965 – 1966           Strathmore College of Arts & Science, Nairobi. Advanced
                            Certificate of Education (University of London) – 3
                            Principle Passes.

       1962 – 1964:         St. Marys School, Yala. Cambridge School Certificate
                            (Ordinary Level). Division 1.

       1961 – 1962:         St. Peters Catholic Seminary, Kakamega..



                            3.     Primary Education

       1957- 1960:          St. Johns Junior Seminary Rakwaro. K.A.P.E. English, 1 ;
                            Maths, 1 ; G.H,C. 1.

      1952 – 1957:          Siranga Primary School P.O. Ukwala, Siaya District.
                            Common Entrance Examination. (C.E.E.).

                            4.         Scholarship/ Fellowship Awards

        2003, Sept. – Dec.: Carlsberg Foundation Fellowship at The University of
      Southern Denmark at Odense.

      1981, April – Oct.: W.H.O. Fellowship at The University Texas Health Science
      Center, Department of Cell Biology, Dallas, Texas, U.S,A.

      1973 – 1974: Swiss Federal Government Scholarship – University of Bern,
      Switzerland; Degree attained: Dr. med. Vet.

      1971 – 1972: DAAD Scholalship – University of Nairobi, M.Sc. degree
      programm, Dept. of Veterinary Anatomy, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine.



                             5.         Employment: University of Nairobi.

      1991 to present - Professor of Veterinary Anatomy.

      1986 – 1991: Associate Professor ;

      1983 – 1986: Senior Lecturer ;

       1974 – 1983 : Lecturer, Department Veterinary Anatomy ;

       1971 – 1974 : Postgraduate student, Dept. of Vet. Anatomy(on staff –
development)

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                         6.        Duties
Lecturing and conducting practical classes in macroscopic and microscopic
anatomy     to BVM first year undergraduates.

Lecturing and conducting practical classes in animal anatomy to undergraduate
students in Agriculture , Range Management and Food Science Technology.

Lecturing and conducting practicals for M.Sc. for students in Vet. Anatomy and
Animal Physiology Departments.

Supervision of M.Sc. research and theses.

Supervision of PhD research and theses.



                         7.        Student Supervision.

Master of Science.

1. Owiti, G.O. M.Sc., 1984

2. Mwaga, N.V. M.Sc.,1991.

3. Onyango, D.W. M.Sc. 1992

4. Makori, N.        M.Sc. 1992.

5. Ojoo, R.O.      M.Sc. 1995.

6. Sichangi, M.W. M.Sc. 2001.

7. Simukoko,H.       M.Sc. 2001

8. Njogu, A.N.       M.Sc. 2003

9. Kisipan, N.L.      M.Sc. 2006 ( current )

Doctor of Philosophy;

1. Oduma, J.A.       PhD. 1998.

2. Onyango, D.W. PhD 2000.

3. Ojoo,R.O.          PhD 2006.

                         8.        Theses Examined.


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            At M.Sc. Level;

           1. Muwanga, Grace,M. M.Sc. (1985), Makerere University, Uganda.

           2. Mukenya, Edmund. M.Sc. (1985), Makerere University, Uganda.

           3. Akinyi, S.         M.Sc. (1991), Kenyatta University, Kenya.

           4. Osinde, Simon,P.   M.Sc. (1998), Mbarara University of Science & Technology,
             Uganda.

           5. Ntunyo, Fred.      M.Sc. (2005), Mbarara University of Science & Technology,
             Uganda.

            At PhD Level,

           1. Walji, A.          PhD. (1985), University of Nairobi, Kenya.

           2. Maranga,Charles.   PhD. (1989), Kenyatta University, Kenya.

           3. Kitua, Sika, F.    PhD. (1996), Kenyatta University, Kenya.

                                    9.      External Examiner.

           1. Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania, BVM, Anatomy, 1989-1996.

           2. Makerere University, BVM, Anatomy, 1993-1995.

           3.Maseno University, Department of Biomedical Sciences & Technology, 2000-04.

                                    10.     Responsibilities.

            1. 1976-1978. Founder member and first secretary of Chuna Sacco, U.O.N

            2. 1978-1980. Vice Chairman- Chuna Sacco

            3. 1982-1988. Chairman, Department of Veterinary Anatomy.

            4.1983-1988. Member of Board of Governors , St.Marys School , Yala.

            5. 1988-1989. Acting Principal, College of Agriculture & Veterinary Sciences,
               (CAVS).

6. 1984-1989(?), Member, Board of Directors, National Museums of Kenya.

7. 1989-1994, Principal, CAVS.

8. 1990-2000, Chairman, Kenya Veterinary Vaccine Production Institute (KEVEVAPI)




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9. 2002- to present. Member and Chairman, of Board of Governors, Yenga Secondary
          School,P.O.Ukwala,Siaya District.

10. 2004- 2007 Member, Strathmore University Council, Nairobi, Kenya.



                                     11. PUBLICATIONS
     A.     Theses
     1.     ODUOR-OKELO, D (1972). The lymphatic system of the testis of the goat. M.Sc.
            Thesis. University of Nairobi.
     2.     ODUOR-OKELO, D. (1974). Carbohydrate histochemistry of the duodenal glands
            and trachea of the cat and horse. Dr.Vet.Med. Thesis, University of Bern,
            Switzerland.
     3.     ODUOR-OKELO, D. (1979). A study of the fetal membranes and placenta of the
            African cane rat (Thryonomys swinderianus), with some observations on the
            placentation in the elephant shrews – family Macroscelididae. Ph.D thesis,
            University of Nairobi.


     B.     Published Papers

     1.     ODUOR-OKELO, D. (1974). The Leydig cells and vascular system in the testis of
            the goat (Capra hircus). Z. Mikrosk Anat. Forsch 88: 1036-1044.

     2.     ODUOR-OKELO, D. (1976). Histochemistry of the duodenal glands of the cat and
            horse. Acta Anat. 94: 446-456.

     3.     GOMBE, S. & ODUOR-OKELO, D. (1977). Effects of temperature and relative
            humidity on plasma and gonadol testosterone concentration in camels. J.
            Reproduction, Fert. 50: 107 – 108.

     4.     GOMBE, S. & ODUOR-OKELO, D. & AMOROSO, E.C. (1977). Role of
            progesterone in pregnancy in the Hyrax. E. Afri. J. Med. Res. 4: 75-80.

     5.     GOMBE, S. & ODUOR-OKELO, D., BHARAJ, R. & VERJEE, H.Z. (1977).
            Gonadal plasma testosterone and cholesterol in scorbutic guinea pigs. Int. J. Vit. &
            Nutritional Res. 47: 75-80.

     6.     ODUOR-OKELO, D. (1978). A histological study of the ovary of the cane rat
            (Thryonomys swinderianus) E. Afr. Wildlife. J. 16: 257-264.


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7.    ODUOR-OKELO, D., GOMBE, D. & AMOROSO, E.C. (1980). The placenta and
      fetal membranes of the shortnosed elephant shrew (Elephantulus rufescens).
      Saugatierkol. Mitt. 28: 293-301.

8.    KAAYA, G.P. & ODUOR-OKELO, D. (1980). The effect of Tryponosoma
      conglense infection on the testis and epididymis of the goat. Bull. Anim. Health.
      Prod. Afric. 28: 1-5.

9.    GOMBE, S., ODUOR-OKELO, D. & Else, J. (1980). The potential of African
      mammals on new Models for research in human reproduction (Eds. M. Serio & L.
      Martini) pp. 345-354, Raven Press, N.Y.

10.   ODUOR-OKELO, D. & NEAVES, W.B. (1982). The choriallantoic placenta of
      the spotted hyena (Crocuta crocuta Erxleben): An electron microscopic study.
      Anat. Rec. 204: 215-222.

11.   ODUOR-OKELO, D., & GOMBE, S. (1982). Placentation in the African cane rats
      (Thryonomys swinderianus) Afric. J. Ecol. 20: 249-266.

12.   ODUOR-OKELO, D., MUSEWE, V.O. & GOMBE, S. (1983). Electron
      microscopic study of the choriallantoic placenta of the rock hyrax (Heterohyrax
      brucei, Gray), J. Reprod. Fert. 68: 311-316.

13.   GOMBE, S. & ODUOR-OKELO, D. (1983). Chronic (90) day’s toxicity of
      pyrethrum in German shepherd dog. Kenya Vet. 7: 4-12.

14.   OGAA, J.S. & ODUOR-OKELO, D. (1983) Wildlife obstetrics. A challenge to
      veterinarians. Kenya Vet. 7: 14-16.

15.   ODUOR-OKELO, D. (1984). An electron microscopic study of the choriallantoic
      placenta and subplacenta of the cane rat. (Thryonomys swinderianus Temmick).
      Placenta 5: 433-442.

16.   ODUOR-OKELO, D. (1984). Histology of choriallantoic placenta of the golden
      rumped elephant shrew (Rhynchocyon chrysophygus, Gunther 1881). Anat. Anz.
      Jena 157: 395-407.

17.   ODUOR-OKELO, D. (1985). Ultrastructural observations on the choriallantoic
      placenta of the golden-rumped elephant shrew, (Rhynchocyon chrysopygus). Afric.
      J. Ecol. 23: 155-166.




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18.   OWITI, G.E.O., ODUOR-OKELO, D. & GOMBE, S. (1985). Ultrastructure of
      the choriallantoic placenta of the spring hare (Pedetes capensis larvallis Hollister).
      Afic. J. Ecol. 23: 145-152.

19.   GOMBE, S. & ODUOR-OKELO, D. & O’HARA, B.H. (1986). Gonadal atony
      following lumbar sympathectomy in the small East African goat. J. Obst. Gyn. E.
      & Central Afric. 5: 17-20.

20.   WAINDI, E. N., GOMBE, S. & ODUOR-OKELO, D. (1986). D. Plasma
      testosterone in Trypanosoma conglense infected Togernburg goats. Archives
      Androl. 17: 9-17.

21.   WYNN, R.M., HOSCHNER, J.A. & ODUOR-OKELO, D. (1990). The
      interhaemal membrane of the spotted hyena: An immunohystochemical appraisal.
      Placenta, 11: 215-221.

22.   ODUOR-OKELO, D. & GOMBE, S. (1991). Development of the fetal membrane
      in the cane rat, (Thryonomys swinderianus): A re-interpretation. Afric. J. Ecol. 29:
      157-167.

23.   ODUOR-OKELO, D. & AJIBOLA-TAYLOR,T.(1991) Universities in Kenya’s
      NARS. Proc. of Workshop on Agricultural Reseach Policy. KARI/ISNAR.
      Pp106-114.

24.   GOMBE, S. & ODUOR-OKELO, D. (1992). Impairment of gonadal function and
      epididymal sperm passage following Cremaster muscle transection in the goat. J.
      Obst. & Gyn, E. and Central Afric. 10(2): 56-61.

25.   ONYANGO, D. W., OWITI, G.E.O., ODUOR-OKELO, D. & MAKAWITI, D. W.
      (1991). In vitro testicular interstitial (Leydig) cell response to LH and
      concentration of plasma testosterone and LH in the naked mole rat
      (Heterocephalus glaber, Ruppel). Afr. J. Ecol. Vol. 29: 76-85.

26.   MAKORI, N., ODUOR-OKELO, D. & OWITI, G. E. O., (1991). Morphogenesis
      of the foetal membranes and placenta of the root rat (Tachyorocytes spendens).
      Afric. J. Ecol. 29: 248-260.

27.   OWITI, G. E. O., ODUOR-OKELO, D. & GOMBE, S. (1992). Foetal membranes
      and placenta of the E. African spring hare (Pedeses capensis larvalis Hollister).
      Afri. J. Ecol. Vol. 30: 74-86.



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28.   ONYANGO, D. W., ODUOR-OKELO, D. & OWITI, G E.O.(1993).Ultrastructural
      study of the testis of non-breeding naked mole rat (Heterocephalus glaber,
      Ruppell). Annals of Anatomy 175: 447-452.

29.   OJOO, R.O., OWITI, G. E. O., ODUOR-OKELO, D. & WANGO, E.O. (1994).
      Daytime variations of serum testosterone and luteinizing hormone in captive thick
      tailed Bush Babies. J. Primat. 35(2): 211-217.

30.   ODUMA, J., WANGO, E.O., MAKAWITI, D., JENSEN, E. N. & ODUOR-
      OKELO, D. (1995). Effects of graded doses of the pesticide Heptachlor on body
      weight, mating success, oestrous cycle, gestation length and litter size in laboratory
      rats. J. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. (C) 110(2): 221-227.

31.   MAKORI,N. ODUOR- OKELO,D. WARUI C. N. & OWITI, G.E.O. (1994), ,
      An ultrastructural and morphometric study of the late-term placenta of the root rats
      (Tachyoryctes splendors). In advanced in Reproductive Research in man and
      animals. Proc. 2nd Int. Conf. In Reprod. Nairobi (Ed. C. S. Bambra pp. 95 – 103).

32.   WANGO, E. O., ODONGO, H. O., ODUMA, J.A. & ODUOR-OKELO, D.
      (1995). Effects of 6-hydroxydopamine on Testosterone production by mouse
      Leydig cells in vitro. Acta Biol.46:75-85.

33.   ODUMA, J. A., WANGO, E. O., ODUOR-OKELO, D., MAKAWITI, D. W. &
      ODONGO, H. O. (1995). In vivo and in vitro effects of graded doses of the
      pesticide Hepatchlor on female sec steroid production in rats. J. Comp. Biochem.
      Physiol. 111 C (2): 191-196.

34.   OTIANG’A-OWITI, G. E., ODUOR-OKELO, D., KAMAU, G. K., MAKORI, N.
      & HENDRICKX, A.G. (1997). Morphology of a six-legged goat with duplication
      of the intestinal, and lower urinary genital tracts. Anat. Rec. 247: 432-438.

35.   CHIBUNDA, R. T., WANGO, E.D., MIARON, O. J., ODUOR-OKELO, D., &
      WINGA, J., (1997). The effect of Dieldrin on the reproductive system of the
      neonatal male rat. Tanzania Vet. J. 17 (suppl.3): 169-175.

36.   CHILUBA, R. T., WANGO, E. O., MIARON, O. J., ODUOR-OKELO, D.,
      PEREKA, A. E., & WINGA, J., (1998). Effects of Dieldrin on plasma testosterone
      and plasma Luitenizing hormone in male rats. Tanzania Vet. J. 18(2): 127-135.

37.   ODUMA, J.A., MAKAWITI, D. W., WANGO, E. O., ODUOR-OKELO, D.,
      SCHULER, G., & HOFFMANN, B., (1998). In vitro and in vivo effects of the

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      pesticide Heptachlor on the synthesis of progesterone and estradiol. Proc. First
      Meet. Fed. African Soc. Biochem & Mol. Biol. (Eds. J. O. Ochanda, J. K. Kiaria &
      D. W. Makawiti) pp. 199 – 204.

38.   ODUOR-OKELO, D., (2000). The veterinarians and their role in leadership.
      Kenya Vet. 19:5-6.

39.   ODUOR-OKELO, D., WANDERA, J. G., & KATEMA, R. M., (2000). Nematode
      infection in Barbus altianalis,1900 (Pisces: Cyprinidae) in Lake Victoria River
      System. Kenya Vet. (suppl. 2) 131-133.

40.   ONYANGO, D.W., WANGO,E.O., OTIANG'A-OWITI, G.E., ODUOR-OKELO,
      D. & WERNER, G. (2001). Morphological characterization of the seminiferous
      cycle in the goat (Capra hircus): A histological and ultrastructural study.

      Ann. Anat. 182:235-241.

41.   ONYANGO, D.W., WANGO, E.O., OTIANG'A-OWITI, G.E., ODUOR-OKELI,
      D. & WERNER, G. (2001). Early testicular response to intraperitoneal
      administration of ethane dimethane sulphonate (EDS) in the goat (Capra hircus). J.
      Submicrosc. Cytol. Path. 33: 117-124.

42.   MWENDA, J.M., SICHANGI, M.W.,ODUOR- OKELO, D., WANGO, E.O. &
      LANGAT, D. (2002) Human endogenous retrovirus (ERV3) env-like antigens
      expressed in baboon testes and epididymides. E. Med. J. 80: 265-270.

43.   CHIBUNDA, R.T., WANGO, E.O., MIARON, O.J., WINGA, J., PEREKA, A.E.
      & ODUOR- OKELO, D. (2002) The effect of dieldrin on in vitro and in vivo
      production of testosterone and plasma levels of luteinizing hormone in male rats.
      Tanzania Vet.J.21(2) :121-127.

44.   ODUOR- OKELO, D., KATEMA, R.M &CARTER, A.M. (2004) Placenta and
      fetal membranes of the four-toed elephant shrew, Petrodromus tetradactylus.
      Plcenta 25: 803-809.

45.   CARTER, A.M., ENDERS, A.C., KUNZEL, ODUOR- OKELO, D. & VOGEL.
      P. (2004) Placentation in Species of Phylogenetic importance: The Afrotheria.
      Animal Reprod. Sci. 82-83: 35-48.

46.   OJOO, R.O., OWITI, G.E.O. ODUOR- OKELO, D. & ONYANGO, D.W.(2005)
      Frequency of stages of the seminiferous cycle in the thick-tailed bush baby


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         (Otolemur garnetti), a promisian primate: possible phylogenetic implications?.
         Anat. Embryol. 209: 381-389.

47.      NJOGU, A., OWITI, G.E.O. PERSSON, E. & ODUOR- OKELO (2006)
         Ultrastructure of the chorioallantoic placenta and chorionic vesicle of the lesser
         bush baby(Galago senegalensis). Placenta 27: 771-779.



48.      ODUMA, J.A., ODUOR-OKELO, D., WANGO, E.O., MAKAWITI, D.W. &
         ODONGO, H.O. (2006) Pesticide heptachlor affects steroid hormone secretion in
         isolated follicular and luteal rat cells. J. Comparative Biochem & Physiol. Part C
         144: 76-84.

                                  12.      RESEARCH INTERESTS


1. Reproductive Biology - Comparative Mammalian Reproduction – with special interest
      in comparative morphogenesis of the fetal membranes and placentation.

2. Morphological studies of the Reproductive system of fresh and salt-water fishes in East
      African Inland waters.




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