UNIVERSITY OF DAR ES SALAAM
COLLEGE OF NATURAL AND APPLIED SCIENCES (CONAS)
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Title: Prof
Name: Thomas Lyimo
College/School/Division: College Of Natural And Applied Sciences
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Role: Associate Professor and Principal at the College of Natural and Applied Sciences
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email;   tjlyimo@udsm.ac.tz or tjlyimo@yahoo.com     

Mob;   +255754375924

Thomas J. Lyimo (PhD) is Associate Professor in the Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (MBB). Currently he is the Principal of the College of Natural and Applied Sciences at the University of Dar es Salaam. He holds an MSc and a PhD in microbiology, specializing on marine ecosystems.
His research interest revolves around aquatic microbial ecology in coastal ecosystems, focusing on bacteria, cyanobacteria and microalgae in near shore waters, seagrass beds and mangroves. He has also worked in various aquatic ecosystems of Tanzania with focus on microbial diversity, economic importance and water quality in relation to environmental factors, climate change and management. From these areas of research, he has supervised a number of masters and PhD theses/Dissertations and published several articles/papers in local and international journals. 

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