Posted: March 31, 2016

Alumna Delphina Mamiro (Ph.D., Plant Pathology, 2007) makes a difference in the lives of women in Tanzania through teaching, research, and outreach programs.

Dr. Delphina Mamiro arrived at the Dept. of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology (PPEM) in 2004 and by 2007 had earned a Ph.D. in Plant Pathology with a Mushroom Science specialization.  Returning to her native country of Tanzania, she became a lecturer in 2008 at Sokoine University of Agriculture and in addition to writing began her three-fold impact to improve the lives of rural Tanzanian women through teaching, research, and outreach programs:

YouTube interview with Delphina Mamiro (segment 9:54-11:55)

Drs. Carolee Bull, Gretchen Kuldau, and John Pecchia are currently pursuing the opportunity to collaborate with Dr. Mamiro on research.