School of Science and Computing

Dr Sichangi Kasili

Dean, School of Science and Computing

Senior Lecturer, Department of Life Sciences.

Specialization area: Medical Entomology.

Research interest in Tropical disease vectors’ ecology and control, Infectious diseases, and Biodiversity.

On- going Research

  • Sandfly insecticide resistance
  • Bednets and environmental pollution

Has over 10years’ experience working in higher education

Peer-reviewed Publications

  1. 1 Mutwiri, W., Gicheru,M., Kasili, S., Kimani F. and Makokha, W. F. (2019)Status of Plasmodium Falciparum Resistance to Sulfadoxine Pyrimethamine in Kwale County, Kenya. Epidemiology International,4, (1) 1-6
  2. KasiliSichangi and Mwangangi Joseph. (2016). Insecticide treated nets for Malaria control: A review of lessons learnt, challenges and recommendations.Journal of Disease and Global Health,7(1): 14-30
  3. Miriti N. K, Kasili S., Wanzala W. (2016)Factors determining media-based partner /spouse seeking in the era of HIV and AIDS pandemic. Epidemiology,6: (6) 283-287
  4. Kasili Sichangi, Kisangau Daniel Patrick and Kimatu Josphert (2016)Mainstreaming of HIV and AIDS in Kenyan University Academic Programmes: Impact on Students’ Sexual Behaviour. International Journal of HIV/AIDS Prevention, Education and Behavioural Science, 2: (4) 20-26
  5. Okindo Eric Gisege, Kasili Sichangi, Kutima Helen Lydiah, Mutai Joseph (2016)Socioeconomic Impacts of Leishmaniases on Households of Marigat Sub County, Baringo County of Kenya. Journal of Tropical Diseases,4:(5) 226-230. DOI: 10.4172/2329-891X.1000226
  6. Okindo E. G., Kutima H. L., Mutai J. and KasiliS.(2016)Attitudes and practices of household heads towards leishmaniases infections in Marigat Sub County, Baringo County, Kenya.East African Medical Journal, 93: (10) 34-42
  7. Mbiri Jane W., Kasili Sichangi, KisangauD. Patrick, Musila Michael N., Ngugi PieroM. and Mbinda Wilton M. (2016)Antinociceptive Properties of Methanolic Bark Extracts of Terminalia brownii in Wistar Rats. Journal of Pain & Relief, 5: (5) 261-265. DOI: 10.4172/2167-0846.1000261
  8. Mbiri Jane W., KasiliSichangi, Mbinda Wilton, KisangauPatrick D and Ngugi PieroM.(2016). Anti-Pyretic Properties of Methanolic Bark Extracts of Terminalia brownii in Wistar Rats (Rattus novegicus). Journal of Pharmacognosy & Natural Products,2: (3) 121-125. DOI: 10.4172/2472-0992.1000121
  9. Mbiri Jane W., KasiliSichangi, KisangauPatrick D. Mbinda Wilton, and Ngugi PieroM.(2016)Anti-inflammatory properties of methanolic bark extracts of Terminalia brownii in wistar albino rats.International Journal of Current Pharmaceutical Research, 8 (3): 100-104
  10. Ochieng Derrick, KasiliSichangi and Vitalis Wafula Wekesa. (2016). Efficacy of Maerua decumbens and Moringa oleifera extracts in water treatment. Journal ofBasic and Applied Research International, 16(2): 104-108.
  11. Ngure, Peter K.; Kasili, Sichangi; Anjili, Christopher O.; Karanja, Robert M.; Kaburi, Josyline; Muthoni, Milka; Kinuthia, Geoffrey; Kiarie, Martha; Nzau, Anastasia; Kepha, Stella; Maniania, Nguya K.; Irungu, Lucy W.; Ngumbi, Philip M.(2015).Effects of Metarhizium anisopliae on sand fly populations in their natural habitats in Marigat sub- County, Baringo County, Kenya. African Journal of Health Sciences, 28 (4):398-407
  12. Habel, J.C., Teucher, M., Hornetz, B., Jaetzold, R., Kimatu, J.N., Kasili, S., Mairura, Z., Mulwa, R.K., Eggermont, H., Weisser, W.W., Lens, L. (2015). Real-world complexity of food security and biodiversityconservation. Biodiversity conservation,24: 1531-1539. DOI 10.1007/s10531-015-0866-z
  13. Kasili, S., Ngumbi, P., Koka, H., Ngere, F., Elizabeth Kioko, E., Odemba, N. and Helen L. Kutima, H. (2010). Comparative performance of light trap types, lunar influence and sandfly abundance in Baringo district, Kenya.Journal of Vector Borne Diseases, 47: 108-112
  14. Kasili, S., Kutima, H., Mwandawiro, C., Philip M. Ngumbi, P. And Anjili, C. (2010).Laboratory and semi-field evaluation of long-lasting insecticidal nets against leishmaniasis vector, Phlebotomus (Phlebotomus) duboscqi in Kenya. Journal of Vector Borne Diseases, 47: 1–10
  15. Kasili, S., Ngumbi, P., Kutima, H., Mwandawiro, C. and Anjili, C. (2009). Comparative attractiveness of carbon dioxide baited CDC light traps and animal baits to Phlebotomus duboscqi sand flies. Journal of Vector Borne Diseases, 46: 191-196.
  16. Kasili, S., Odemba, N., Ngere, F., Kamanza, J., Muema, A.M., Kutima H. L. (2009). Entomological assessment of the potential for malaria transmission in Kibera slum of Nairobi, Kenya. Journal of Vector Borne Diseases, 46: 273-279.
  17. LTC Sherwood, V., Kioko, E., Kasili, S., Ngumbi, P. and Hollingdale, M. (2009). Field trial of five repellent formulations against wild mosquitoes in Ahero, Kenya. The United States Army Medical Department Journal, (July-September): 60-65.
  18. Kasili, S., Wamae, CN., Oyieke, FA., and Mbogo, C. (2009).Seasonal changes of infectivity rates of Bancroftian filariasis vectors in coast Province, Kenya. Journal of Vector Borne Diseases, 46: 219-224.

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