150 | Vulnerable Dr. Alex Kirui | Part 3 | Phd Journey

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Dr. Alex Kirui's Ph.D. research work was focused on complex carbohydrates and relevant bio-molecules. This involved Integrating solid-state NMR and dynamic nuclear polarization (DNP) techniques to investigate lignin-carbohydrate packing in grasses and woods as well as glycan structures in fungi and algae.


In this episode, he talks about his Ph.D. journey, the Visa process, and how it is like moving from a bachelor's in Kenya directly to PhD in United States.


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