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Frank Onyambu

Frank Onyambu


Meru University of Science and Technology


My Portfolio Highlights

My New Course

Introduction to Python

My New Workbook

Introduction to Python

Learning data science for bioinformatics

My Work

Take a look at my latest work.


Introduction to R


Introduction to Python


Introduction to Python

DataCamp Course Completion

Take a look at all the courses I’ve completed on DataCamp.

My Work Experience

Where I've interned and worked during my career.

Yemaachi Biotech | Mar 2022 - Present

Country Director - Kenya

I represent Yemaachi Biotech in Kenya where my role involves building partnerships with clinicians and hospitals for planned cancer genomics research projects.
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Meru University of Science and Technology (MUST) | Oct 2020 - Present

Senior Lecturer

Teach undergraduate and postgraduate classes Postgraduate student mentorship Conduct research in School of Health Sciences Co-ordinator - Research, Collaborations and Extensions Directorate

InterHealth Networks Africa | May 2020 - May 2022

Molecular Diagnostics & Genomics Consultant

- Offer technical assistance for establishing laboratory capacity for clinical diagnostics including SARS COV-2 testing, HIV, TB, HPV - Train and mentor staff in performing molecular & genomic assays including SARS-COV-2 testing by RT PCR, HIV detection & quantification, TB, HPV -Establish Whole Genome Sequencing workflows including SARS COV-2, E. coli, N. gonorrhoea, M. tuberculosis, Non Tuberculous Mycobacteria and S. agalactae - Laboratory Quality Management System assurance activities for ISO15189 standards

University of Nairobi | Nov 2017 - Sep 2021

Project Laboratory Associate - Molecular Diagnostics

-Co-ordinate laboratory research activities -HIV drug Resistance testing by Sanger population sequencing -SNP genotyping -Mycobacteria (MTB & NTM) culture, sensitivity and speciation testing by MGIT & Line Probe Assays -DNA sequencing service - Sanger population sequencing - Oxford Nanopore Technology sequencing - Training molecular biology techniques

Meru University of Science and Technology (MUST) | Sep 2017 - Sep 2020


Teach undergraduate and postgraduate classes Postgraduate student mentorship Conduct research in the School of Health Sciences

KEMRI/University of New Mexico Program | Jun 2014 - Apr 2015

Postdoctoral Research Assistant


University of Oxford | Jan 2009 - May 2014

Early Stage Researcher


My Education

Take a look at my formal education

Diploma , Medical Laboratory SciencesKenya Institute of Applied Sciences | 2018
DPhil., Clinical Laboratory SciencesUniversity of Oxford | 2014
BSc., BiochemistryMoi University | 2008

About Me

Frank Onyambu

Trained in wetlab looking to transition to data science role with a focus on cancer genomics

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