Bernard A. Okech, MS, PhD

Research Associate Professor

Email: bokech@phhp.ufl.edu
Phone: (352) 273-5254
Office: EPI 116

Lab Website: phhp.ufl.edu/~bokech

CV

Areas of Expertise:

  • Medical Parasitology
  • Medical Entomology

Current Research Interests

  • Mosquito midgut physiology
  • Environmental Regulation of vector competence
  • Anti-malarial drug resistance

Education

  • 2005 – 2007: Postdoctoral – Mosquito Membrane Physiology, University of Florida, US
  • 2004 – 2005: Postdoctoral – Medical Entomology, Jichi Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
  • 1999 – 2004: Doctor of Philosophy – Entomology/Parasitology, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya
  • 1995 – 1998: Master of Science, Medical Parasitology, University of Nairobi, Nairobi Kenya
  • 1990 – 1995: Bachelor of Science (Honors) Biological Sciences, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Nairobi, Kenya

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