New Assignment

I have taken up a new assignment as Associate Professor of Genetics at the University of Dodoma in Tanzania. I hope to put my research background to utility in developing models for coffee improvement using the genetic resources available in this country.
Coffee is very important as a large foreign exchange earner for Tanzania and Tanzania is home to 16 of the over 100 known species of Coffea that can be used to improve Arabica coffee through developing interspecific hybrids to transfer genes that condition resistance many biotic adversaries.

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