Section Heads

The structure and organization of the Department of Microbiology, Parasitology, and Biotechnology have three sections, each headed by a section head with expertise in that specific area. The specific sections within the department include:

Microbiology Section: This section headed by Dr. Abubakar Shabani Hoza(BVM, MSc. Mol. Bio, PhD) focuses on the study of microorganisms, including bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protozoa.

Parasitology Section: This section headed by Dr. Jahashi Saidi Nzalawahe specializes in the study of parasites and parasitic diseases.

Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Section: This section headed by  Dr. Elisa Daniel Mwega concentrates on the application of molecular biological techniques and processes in various industries, including medicine, agriculture, and environmental management.

Each head of the section is responsible for overseeing the academic and research activities within their specific area, managing staff, developing and implementing curriculum, conducting research, and contributing to the overall administration and strategic planning of the department.