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Title:
Name: Rose Justus Masalu
College/School/Division: College Of Natural And Applied Sciences
Section:
Role: Lecturer and researcher at The Department of Molecular biology and Biotechnology
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P. O. Box 35179, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Tel. (Mobile);   +255718465799

Rose Justus Masalu is the lecturer in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the department of molecular biology and Biotechnology, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. She is teaching both undergraduate and postgraduate students. She graduated her PhD (Biotechnology) in 2012, MSc (Applied Microbiology) in 2004 and BSc (Chemistry and Applied Microbiology) in 2002 from University of Dar es Salaam. She has been exposed to different scientific disciplines related to biochemistry.  The primary focus of her research effort has been the exploration diverse products/extracts of both terrestrial/marine fungi and plants in order to resolve societal grand challenges particularly in the human healthy and environment. Her current research interests include characterization of bioactive compounds with antiviral and anticancer potentials especially in the induction of apoptosis from both plants and fungi. Interests are in the functional genomics which include the “omics” technologies (transcriptomics, genomics and proteomics) to identify the underlying molecular basis of many common diseases including cancer and HIV/AIDS

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