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Mercy Lung’aho

Membership Status:
Full Member

Home Country:
Kenya

Institution:
Cornell University

Phone:
(607) 253-9446 (H)

E-mail:
mlungaho@yahoo.co.uk

Education
•  Cornell University; Graduate studies in Food Science and Technology
•  Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology; BSc. Food Science and Technology

Research Interests
•  Iron bioavailability from staple foods
•  Pediatric Nutrition

Experience
•  Laboratory Assistant: U. S. plant, soils and nutrition laboratory. Cornell University, Tower Road. Acquired skills: ICP-ES, ICP-MS, tissue culture, and Caco-2 cell in-vivo model.
•  Food science intern; Nestlé Foods- Kenya. Acquired skills: Online Quality Control and Microbial Quality control with focus on Salmonella bacteria.

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Member, PALS- Partnership of Africa and Lansing Schools.


 

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