Grace Lagat

University of Eldoret

Dr. Grace Lagat is a lecturer of analytical chemistry at the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Eldoret, Kenya. She holds a Doctor of Philosophy Degree (Chemistry) from the University of Kansas, USA (2011) and a Master’s Degree (Education Administration) from the University of Eastern Africa, Baraton (2002). Currently, she works as the head of Analytical Chemistry Programmes at the University of Eldoret, Kenya. She has accumulated twenty years of university teaching with a "KUWANA, Graduate Opportunity Academic Scholarship" at the University of Kansas, USA, also winning the "Student and Young Investigator Travel Award" in recognition of her scientific merit at the 3rd Biennial National Institutional Development Award Symposium of Biomedical Research Excellence (NISBRE), USA (2010). She has attended six scientific conferences, presented four conference papers and published six articles in peer reviewed scientific journals. Her main research interests include structure-function analysis of biomolecules and their complexes, probing protein-protein interaction hotspots for structure-based drug design in drug development, nitrate and phosphate contamination in water sources (prevalence, exposure, toxicity), as well as mitigation measures and fluoride menace.