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Community Group Member,
Extraction in Progress,
The Dean, Dr. Gladys Mwangi with Members of the School in a social event,
Students Practicum in a Medicinal Garden.

Title/Qualifications: PhD (Pharmaceutical Chemistry) Kenyatta University, Sept 2011 – Present; MSc (Pharmaceutical Chemistry) Nagasaki University, Japan, 2007; BEd (Science) Kenyatta University, 2004
Pharmacy & Complementary/Alternative Medicine
Contact Address:
P.O. Box 43844- 00100 Nairobi, Kenya
Tutorial Fellow
Area of Specialization:
Pharmaceutical Chemistry
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Research focus

  • Synthetic Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Natural Products Chemistry
Recent Projects
  • Identification of Anti-trypanosomal Constituents of some Meliaceae Species and Screening of Selected Structural Variants by in vivo and in vitro Assays
  • Synthetic Studies on Phoslactomycin (PLM) and the Related Natural Product, Fostriecin, funded by Japanese government (MONBUKAKUSHO)

Recent publications

  • Shaheen M. Sarkar, Everlyne N. Wanzala, Setsuya Shibahara, Keisuke Takahashi, Jun Ishihara and Susumi Hatakeyama (2009). Enantio- and stereoselective route to  the phoslactomycin family of antibiotics: Formal synthesis of (+)- fostriecin and   (+)-phoslactomycin B, Chem Commun, 5907- 5909
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