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Name: Thomas Marandu
College/School/Division: Mbeya College of Health and Allied Sciences
Role: Lecturer
Current Summarised CV:

Work Experience                                                                                                  

2017 to date: Lecturer, (teaching Immunology) Mbeya College of Health and Allied Sciences, University of Dar es salaam

2017 – 2019: Postdoc, Harvard Medical School, and a research fellow at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

2013 - 2017: Lecturer, (teaching Scientific Method, Cell Biology and Genetics courses), Department of Biological sciences, Dar es salaam University College of Education (DUCE)

2008 – 2013: Assistant lecturer, (teaching Developmental Biology, Cell Biology and Genetics courses) Department of Biological sciences, DUCE

2008 – 2008: Tutorial assistant, Department of Biological Sciences, DUCE



2017 – 2019: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center & Harvard Medical School, Boston USA

2010 – 2013: PhD, Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany 

                      PhD research: Helmholtz Center for Infection Research

                      Thesis title: Effects of Persistent Herpesviral Infections on the Adaptive Immune System

2006 – 2008: MSc Molecular Biology, University of Dar es salaam, Tanzania

                      MSc research: Mother-offspring Malaria Project

                      Thesis title: Levels of var2csa Expression in Plasmodium falciparum Parasites Infecting Young Tanzanian Children

2003 - 2006: BSc. (Hons) Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, University of Dar es salaam, Tanzania

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