Current Place of Residence: Mombasa, Kenya
University: Technical University of Mombasa
Current/Recent Course: Bachelor of Technology in Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology
Hudson Alakonya comes to the University of Oxford from the Technical University of Mombasa (TUM) with First Class Honours degree in Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. At TUM, he served as the departmental coordinator of pure and applied sciences in 2014. In 2015, he worked as a trainee at Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) Wellcome Trust. Hudson’s career dream is to become a professional oncologist and a lecturer in the same field. His primary research interests are in the field of comparative oncology and cancer therapy. He will pursue MSc in Radiation Biology and proceed to DPhil in Oncology. . Currently he is working as a graduate assistant at the Technical University of Mombasa. In his free time, he plays tennis, badminton and is a trained body workout instructor.