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Department of Medical Laboratory Science

Welcome to Department of Medicla Laboratory Science

Maseno University offers a Bachelor’s degree programme, “Bachelor of Science In Medical Laboratory Science”.  This is a science-based programme within the School of Medicine and produces graduates in Medical Laboratory Science. 

The main areas of MLS are haematology, clinical chemistry, transfusion services, clinical microbiology, clinical immunology and the ever-emerging field of molecular diagnostics.

What is a medical laboratory scientist? This is a person trained within a profession that operates at the point where science meets medicine and innovation. An individual who is trained in the different techniques of examination of various body samples and fluids. This is a challenging, though exciting, career and involves problem solving, multitasking and working in an intellectually challenging environment. 

The Maseno University MLS programme aims to produce hands on graduates able to engage in biology or chemistry-based laboratories in hospitals, research laboratories and forensic laboratories.  Their roles are not only limited to these types of work areas and they also offer services in molecular biotechnology laboratories, veterinary clinics, amongst other working environments.

Faculty members

Academic Staff


Dr. Samson Ong'wen Adoka
Senior lecturer
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Qualifications:PhD (Maseno), MSc (London), HND (KMTC, Nbi)

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Dr. Peter Ouma
Senior Lecturer
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Qualifications: PhD, MPH, HDMLS

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Technical staff

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    Mwebi Jacob Seroni

    Senior Medical Laboratory Technologist

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    Qualifications: MSc (Medical Microbiology), BSC (Medical Microbiology)
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    Joan Nasambu Wabwile

    Labaratory Technologist

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    Jackiline Omundi

    Laboratory Technologist

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     regina ikundu

    Regina Ikindu

    Senior Laboratory Technologist

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    Qualifications: BSc Laboratory Science, 2015.

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Programmes Offered

1. Bachelor of Science Medical Labortory Science with IT, BSc MLS.

Department of Medical Laboratory Science

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