Fedinand Ong’wen is a PhD scholar supervised by Dr. Ulrike Fillinger, Dr. Michael N. Okal & Dr. Syeda T. Bukhari (icipe), and Dr. Heike Lutermann (University of Pretoria, South Africa). His research aims at developing novel, biorational, cattle-targeted agents for sustainable and integrated control of malaria and other disease vector mosquitoes, as well as other arthropod vectors of human and livestock diseases, including tsetse flies and ticks. Fedinand’s project is Piloting novel, biorational, cattle-targeted interventions for sustainable control of arthropod vectors of malaria and other diseases of humans and livestock, through multi-sectoral stakeholder engagement and community partnership. He is Funded by The Biovision Foundation, Switzerland.
Ong’wen holds a Bsc. In Biology from Masinde Muliro University of Science & Technology (Kenya), and MSc in Applied Parasitology & Vector Biology from Maseno University (Kenya).