Member of the Bioethics Council

Anne Muigai


Anne Muigai, a Professor of Genetics, is the Deputy Vice Chancellor Academic Affairs and Research at the National Defence University-Kenya. 

She was a member of the WHO Advisory Committee on Governance and Oversight of Human Genome Editing between 2019 and 2021. She is currently Chair of the African BioGenome Project. Furthermore, she is a member of the Kenyan Commission for University Education (CUE), the African Technology and Innovations Incubators Advisory Committee (ATIIAC), and has previously been member of the Board of the Kenya Plant Health and Inspection Services and the Animal Genetic Resources Advisory Group (AnGR-TAG) for Africa. 

Anne Muigai holds a MSc in plant science as well as a PhD in Population Genetics and Molecular Biology from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya.